JACKSON, Miss. -- Jitney-Jungle Stores of America said last week that W.H. Holman Jr., chairman for the past 31 years, has decided to retire.
E. Julian, president and chief executive officer.
Holman is a member of one of the three families that founded Jitney-Jungle in 1919. The families agreed in 1996 to sell the company to Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill & Co., a New York-based investment firm.
During Holman's tenure as chairman, the company grew from 32 stores in