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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Piggly Wiggly


Piggly Wiggly – The first Piggly Wiggly Store opened in the mid 40’s at 213 South Main Street. In 1957, at a cost of $300,000, Piggly Wiggly opened a new store by the Fairgounds. Piggly Wiggly East was one of the largest grocery stores in the state at that time. In 1961 another store opened in the Oak Park Center. The store on Main Street closed in 1960 and shortly after a third store was opened in the Town & County Center. In 1982 the Oak Park store moved to the Arrowhead Shopping Center. At one time Piggly Wiggly employed over 250 people. I worked at the Town & Country store in 1966-67. I started at $1.25 per hour, soon got a raise to $1.32 and shortly after the minimum wage increased to $1.40. Gas was about 25 cents….. Life was good




1 comment:

  1. شركة نقل اثاث من الرياض الى الامارات
    لاننا افضل شركات شحن الاثاث فدائما خدماتنا هى الافضل
    شركة شحن عفش من الرياض الى الاردن

    اتصل بنا الان للحصول على افضل الخدمات لاننا الافضل دائما ونعمل على الاستعانة بافضل العمالة المدربة على نقل العفش و فك وتغليف الاثاث لاننا افضل و
    ارخص شركة نقل عفش بجدة


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