Mr. Pig at Piggly Wiggly

pigonharley.gifI guess this is the same old Piggly Wiggly we all know and love, but who knew Mr. Pig existed? A hog on a hog. Ha! That’s one cool grocery pig.

piggray.jpgWhere It Began…
Piggly Wiggly®, America’s first true self-service grocery store, was founded in Memphis, Tennessee in 1916 by Clarence Saunders. In grocery stores of that time, shoppers presented their orders to clerks who gathered the goods from the store shelves. Saunders, a flamboyant and innovative man, noticed this method resulted in wasted time and man hours, so he came up with an unheard-of solution that would revolutionize the entire grocery industry: he developed a way for shoppers to serve themselves.
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