Jungle Jim’s

 
Jungle Jim’s International Market
Field Trip Information:

Date:  Friday November 7, 2014
Bus departs from Tri Star at 7:30 am
Tour is scheduled to start upon our arrival ( 9:45- 10:00 am)
The tour takes  approximately 1.5 hours
Lunch and shopping for approx 30 – 45 minutes
Bus will depart for Celina promptly at noon

 

A signed Permission slip is required for this trip.  If you do not have the slip that was distributed in class, you may print a new one from here.

A crowd watches as ABC News Program “Good Morning America” broadcasts live from Jungle Jim’s.

Click here for interesting NEWS articleS about Jungle Jim’s

 Jungle Jim’s , prepared by Cincy Magazine

 Jungle Jim’s has over 96,000 fans on Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/JungleJimsInternationalMarket

 Some Interesting Facts about Jungle Jim’s:

  • Started in 1971, by entrepreneur Jim Bonaminio

  • over 50,000 shoppers weekly

  • 360 Store associates

  • a 300,000-square-foot site – that’s 6 ½  acres under roof!

  • stocks approximately 120,000 items

  • contains an estimated $7 million worth of inventory

  • has products from more than 60 countries

  • carries 800 brands of beer

  • has one of the largest wine collections in the United States

  • has over 1,400 types of both meats and cheeses

  • sells 1,000 varieties of hot sauce

  • carries the full line of Campbell’s Soups

No wonder this mega-store is able to generate sales that far exceed $1 million dollars per week.

There are lots of other shops and restaurants on the property as well: Starbucks and Rib City, Cici’s Pizza and a pet store, a dentist and a jewelry store, a bank and a post office.

As one news reporter said, “Jungle Jim’s can accommodate customers looking for anything from a gallon of milk to a pound of ready-to-grill rattlesnake.”

Currently, the best-selling categories for international foods at Jungle Jim’s right now are Hispanic, Italian, and Asian. The company is also experiencing high growth specifically with Indian foods.

Jungle Jim’s has been featured on the Food Network show Unwrapped, as well as ABC News’ Good Morning America.  Last month (Oct 29)  the History Channel’s Modern Marvels featured Jungle Jim’s.  Modern Marvels is  a documentary series that features how technologies affect and are used in today’s society.

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6 responses to “Jungle Jim’s

  1. Jeremy Bockath Tri-Star

    This looks like it is going to be a lot of fun to go to

  2. I love this post! It looks great. One comment is that much of the information is old and not true anymore; (450 employees, over 73 countries represented, 1200 beers and 12,000 wines, 75,000 customers per week, etc. You’ll find out the real information when you visit! Have fun and we’re happy you are coming to visit.

    • Thank you Debbie, and we are looking forward to meeting you. We are also excited about learning some of the cool behind-the-scenes info concerning what it takes to operate a wildly successful business such as yours.

  3. Wow, thats amazing! The place is filled with all kinds of food and drinks. This is giong to be a good trip and a good experience.

  4. I’m excited! Nice post!

  5. Jeremy Bockath Tri-Star

    I was very disappointed that we could not come yesterday and i hope that you will let us come down some other time

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