Founded in 1916, Piggly Wiggly, LLC is one of the leading self-service grocery stores in the United States. Located in Jacksonville, N.C., the company operates more than 600 stores across the 17 states. In addition to providing warehousing and distribution services, it supports in marketing programs and promotional items. The company also offers a variety of apparel, collectibles and novelties. In 2010, the Forbes magazine has ranked Piggly Wiggly, LLC as the 10th largest privately held company in the nation.