In 2017, Houchen Industries celebrated its 100-year anniversary and selected Bookhouse to tell its remarkable success story. As with all Bookhouse projects, creating the outline is one of the most important first steps.
Houchens Industries began in 1917 with the Houchens Food Group when Ervin G. Houchens opened his first grocery store in a rural area of Kentucky. A century later, Houchens Industries operates in more than 400 retail grocery, convenience, and neighborhood market stores across the nation. Complemented by a strong foundation of diverse companies and approximately 17,000 employees, corporate-wide, Houchens Industries is listed by Forbes as one of the largest 100% privately owned companies in North America.