Piggly Wiggly

Piggly Wiggly
Le premier supermarché en 1916
Un magasin Piggly Wiggly à Owasso en Oklahoma en 2006

Piggly Wiggly est une enseigne de grande distribution exploitée aux États-Unis par Piggly Wiggly Corporation.

Fondé par Clarence Saunders à Memphis (Tennessee), le 16 septembre 1916 ce fut le tout premier magasin libre-service de l'histoire[1], concept qui sera breveté en 1917[2] .

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  1. (en)Where it began, www.pigglywiggly.com, consulté le 28/07/2008 [lire en ligne]
  2. Brevet du 9/10/1917 n°126988 déposé au United States Patent and Trademark Office [lire en ligne]


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