A Century of Self-Service Shopping

Before there was Weingarten Realty Investors, there was Weingarten’s Food Market. After several ventures in small grocery stores at the turn of the twentieth century, Harris and Joe Weingarten opened the first Weingarten’s Food Market in 1920. Unlike their previous stores, Weingarten’s Food Market operated on the new self-service/cash-and-carry system. The first self-service store, Piggly ... Read More »

April 28, 2016 ·

People & Properties