Premier in Hattiesburg includes many amenities and sophisticated merchandising techniques that would stack up against any big chain, big-city competitor.
August Wilson's Jitney
scored as best play when the New York Drama Critics Circle handed out awards.
Part of that entails developing people who live in the area to get responsible jobs in the neighborhood Jitney
Having lasted just 90 minutes in its first incarnation, Jitney
is now a full-length drama that has attracted rave reviews everywhere the play has made a stop.
The company sticks close to the menu so that its customers, many of whom eat lunch at Jitney
two or three times a week, know what to expect.
Movement of salad packs in the Jitney
Jungle stores has doubled over the past two to three years, Lovette estimates.
Jungle has not installed software because its checkout systems are not compatible with any of them, says Eller.
In many places in America, it is politically incorrect to build a church in a residential neighborhood, to own a pistol, to have oral sex in your own bedroom, to carry paying passengers in an unlicensed jitney
, to braid hair for money, to cut down a tree in your own backyard.
The Food Club name has been around in Jitney
Jungle's market for so long, and the quality is so high, that it is seen as a national brand.
Jungle was already heavily into prepared foods.