E.W. James & Sons is a family-owned and operated company that has a chain of more than 25 supermarkets. The supermarket chain was started in 1934, when a 31-year-old fur and pecan trader, E.W. James, bought a small grocery store in Hickman, Ky. Its product line includes packaged food items, fruit and vegetables, grains, and personal and household care products. Additionally, E.W. James & Sons offers organic and kosher food items. The company also provides wedding and shower cakes. It features online services, digital photo processing, prescription refills and specialty item ordering. The company maintains an online specialty food center that stocks more than 10,000 food products. E.W. James & Sons maintains a location in Milan, Tenn.