JACKSON, Miss. -- Jitney-Jungle Stores of America here said last week it would seek to merge with another supermarket-industry player in a bid to remain competitive and to facilitate growth. The move marks the second time in three years Jitney has been for sale. "Our plan is to continue to grow our presence in the Deep South by hooking up with someone with greater financial wherewithal," Michael E. Julian, chairman and chief executive officer of the 197-store chain, told SN last week. ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.