Harbor Freight's History
Founded in 1977 in Los Angeles, California by Eric Smidt and his father Alan, its first store opened in 1980 in Lexington, Kentucky. It is basically a discount tool and equipment retailer and has 550 stores nationwide and offers over 7000 tools and accessories at an affordable price. Whether you purchase from the store or the online retail store, the prices are always discounted up to the range of 80% since the procurement of the tools is directly done from the factories and the margin is passed on to the customer.
Harbor Freight's Values
The company has around 11,000 employees all working towards the common goal of providing quality tools to the customer. The tools procured or manufactured go through stringent testing and measures to ensure that the tools are of the best quality and are durable as well as are value for money.
What makes Harbor Freight unique?
The company guarantees 100% satisfaction and a hassle free return policy to serve the customers to the best of their ability. Also, all the tools are covered under lifetime warranty.