E.C. Barton & Co. began existence as a grocery store in 1885 and has grown to into a building materials supplier with 123 stores in 15 states. The company has four divisions: Barton's, a building material retailer serving Arkansas and Missouri offering a panoply of products as well as estimating and consultation services; Grossman's Bargain Outlet, offering low price building materials; Builder Materials Company, which serves building materials dealers in Arkansas, Tennessee, and Missouri; and Supply Warehouse, offering building materials and flooring, cabinets, doors, bathroom fittings, and more.

Company Information


Office

P.O. Box 16360  
2929 Browns Lane 
Jonesboro, AR 72403 
Phone: 870-932-6673 
Fax: 870-972-1304 
Website: www.ecbarton.com



People

Niel Crowson, President



Financial

2013 Gross Sales:  $255.0 million 
2012 Gross Sales : $291.0 million 
2013 Professional Sales:  $191.3 million 
Percentage of 2013 Sales Made to Professional Customers:  75% 
Number of Locations as of Jan. 1, 2014:  123 
Total Number of Locations as of Jan. 1, 2013: 114 
Total Number of Employees:  730 
Total Number of Outside Sales Reps.:  175 
Primary Business Function:  Pro dealer without manufacturing capabilities 


Avg. Sales Per Location:  $2.1 million   
 

Year Pro Sales (millions) Pro Sales Percentage of Total Sales Total Sales (millions) Year Over Year Change in Total Sales Total Number of Yards Number of Employees Number of Outside Sales Personnel ProSales 100 Ranking
2013 $191.3 75% $255.0 -12% 123 730 175 23
2012 $225.0 75% $291.0 -3% 114 785 36 16
2011 $225.0 75% $300.0 -3% 126 950 36 16
2010 $230.3 75% $307.0 -9% 128 1,000 36 15
2009 $252.0 75% $336.0 -5% 137 1,100 0 14
2008 $277.2 80% $346.5 -2% 139 1,100 60 13
2007 $277.6 80% $347.0 30% 128 1,200 60 18
2006 $202.5 75% $270.0 65% 125 1,200 25 28
2005 $125.5 77% $163.0 14% 66 480 66 58
2004 $108.8 75% $145.0 16% 66 480 40 66