Grossman's Bargain Outlet caters to thrifty do-it-yourself and professional customers seeking an alternative to traditional home improvement centers. The company carries closeout and overstocked building supplies, including lumber, doors, windows, cabinets, flooring, fixtures, paint, and insulation. It operates about 50 no-frills Grossman's Bargain Outlet stores in Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, and Rhode Island. To encourage big-ticket shopping trips, the company offers discounts on volume purchases and issues loyalty rewards to its Frequent Saver Club credit card holders. Grossman's Bargain Outlet is owned by Arkansas-based E.C. Barton, which also operates discount building products chain Surplus Warehouse.