• Our Companies

The W.C. Bradley family of companies has a history of transforming and evolving to meet the ever-changing consumer needs and market conditions. Today, the W.C. Bradley Co. consists of the following companies:

The W.C. Bradley Co. was founded in 1885 in Columbus, Georgia as a “cotton-factoring” business.

It is still privately owned by the family of its founder, W.C. Bradley. The company is dedicated to continuing its reputation for quality and value worldwide. With a long-term focus, a Values-based culture, a commitment to innovation, and willingness to invest in the people-side of the equation, the company will continue to grow and expand organically and through acquisitions, both domestically and internationally.

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Our History

The W.C. Bradley Co.’s worldwide headquarters are located on the Chattahoochee River in historic Uptown Columbus, Georgia, in a renovated warehouse dating from 1885.

This building was originally used to store cotton and other goods for the company’s businesses. The building has been in continuous use since the company’s founding and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Bill Turner, former Chairman and CEO of the W.C. Bradley Co., dies at 94.

Bill Turner, former Chairman and CEO of the W.C. Bradley Co., dies at 94.

William Bradley Turner, born into great wealth and high expectations as the only grandson of Columbus industrialist W.C. Bradley, was not defined by that wealth, said those who knew him well. Instead, he will be remembered for his wisdom, generosity, team-building, and strong faith.

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Bill Turner’s life and legacy were remembered during St. Luke Memorial Service

Bill Turner’s life and legacy were remembered during St. Luke Memorial Service

Inside a packed St. Luke United Methodist Church where he taught Sunday School for more than 60 years, Bill Turner was remembered and honored on August 3 by family, friends, and associates.

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Bill Turner was a visionary leader, but his 1992 Urban League speech was prophetic

Bill Turner was a visionary leader, but his 1992 Urban League speech was prophetic

Bill Turner tackled head-on the difference between dissent, diversity, and divisiveness in his 1992 speech at the 20th anniversary of the Metro Columbus Urban League, an organization he helped establish in the height of the city’s racial tensions.

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