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Barton’s

Barton’s

E.C. Barton & Company’s story began in 1885 at a grocery store in Jonesboro, Arkansas. With the intention of building a new home, P.C. Barton stacked a load of lumber he had purchased behind his grocery store. As customers began to purchase the lumber he had intended to use for himself, the item was added as a sideline to the grocery store. Barton eventually sold the grocery store and incorporated his new business in 1902. Today, Barton’s is a full-service lumber division that operates in Arkansas and Southeat Missouri. The stores carry everything homeowners and professionals need to build or remodel - from the lumber to the shingles and everything in-between.

Home Outlet

Home Outlet

Home Outlet began as Grossman’s Bargain Outlet in the Northeast and Surplus Warehouse in the Southeast. In 2019 the brands united under the name Home Outlet. Home Outlet is a building materials retailer supplying homeowners/DIYers and professionals with expert advice and excellent customer service as they work to remodel or restore. Over 100 Home Outlet stores carry in-stock, quality kitchens, baths, flooring, windows, doors and more at the Guaranteed Lowest Price.

E.C. Barton & Company

Today E.C. Barton & Company continues to grow, adding 5 new stores every year under the Home Outlet division. Our Barton’s stores continue to provide hometown home improvement through a full service product offering to the surrounding communities.

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Nothing is as exciting as seeing a home project come together, except being the person who helped make it happen. Develop your career with a company who believes loyalty is a two-way street. An organization that offers a solid foundation, invests in its partners and the communities surrounding our stores.