Fox & Lillie Rural expands their operations, opens new store in Tamworth

Fox & Lillie Rural have recently expanded their operations and opened new wool store in Tamworth. The new store will be managed by David Hallam, who has recently joined the company to support the expansion.

Tamworth Store Manager, David Hallam

Fox & Lillie Rural are a family owned Australian company, embedded in wool for over 70 years and pride themselves on their outstanding service and innovative marketing. The company has developed a very strong presence in direct buying and wool brokerage services and look forward to continuing to provide a sound and professional service to woolgrowers in the Tamworth area.

The new Tamworth store will improve on the company’s current service offerings in the area and woolgrowers can expect the following services which includes a quick turnaround from shed to the auction, tender services, private trade and store door buying services with prompt payment and on-farm pickup service.

Daniel Charters, Fox & Lillie Rural’s Wool Brokerage Manager said “we are very pleased to announce the opening of our new wool store and to welcome David to the Fox & Lillie Rural team. David’s depth of experience will be a tremendous resource to woolgrowers in the Tamworth region.

David said that the business’ integration with their parent export company, Fox & Lillie, means that woolgrowers are able to connect with wool users which provides important selling advantages and market intelligence. The company has a strong history in wool processing and are a shareholder in a specialised open tops processing factory in China, which is an industry leader in high quality open tops supplied throughout the world.

The company have also established the largest sustainable and traceable wool program, Genesys, which provides important network benefits and access to global markets, connecting woolgrowers with some of the world’s leading brands.

Fox & Lillie Rural have a good presence at the weekly wool auctions plus offer a wide range of selling alternatives. Alternative methods include their weekly Price-On-Result tender sale, privately negotiated sales, Wooltrade 24/7 offer board and Direct Mill Contracts.

“We’re very excited that our Tamworth wool store is now operational and I look forward to working with woolgrowers in the region to deliver healthy returns and marketing opportunities for their sheep enterprises.” said David Hallam.

“Fox & Lillie Rural have a strong focus on supporting their local and surrounding communities and their presence will make a great addition to the region.”

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