Jewel Pulling A JCPenney?: Chain Dropping Its Loyalty Card In Favor Of Overall Lower Prices

The thing about store loyalty cards? Plenty of people are very loyal to being loyal and love having a card to keep track of that faithfulness. Which is why Jewel-Osco’s decision to get rid of its loyalty card program is a move bordering on crazy… Or is it crazy like a proverbial fox who is also very good at managing retail customers? [More]

Jewel-Osco Resorts To Sarcasm

Jewel-Osco Resorts To Sarcasm

We know times are tough for retailers as well as consumers, but Chicago chain Jewel-Osco seems to be resorting to sarcasm instead of discounts.

Jewel-Osco Grocery Stores Implement Price Cuts …I Think

Jewel-Osco Grocery Stores Implement Price Cuts …I Think

Jewel-Osco, a Chicago-area grocery chain, implemented some much-publicized price cuts a few weeks ago. Let’s see how they’re doing with that.


As of May 1st, Jewel-Osco, the Chicagoland grocery chain, no longer accepts expired coupons. “This practice is being phased out given the wide range of in-store money-saving opportunities, including the use of Jewel-Osco’s Preferred Card, regularly advertised sales, availability of online coupons, and special in-store promotions,” a spokesperson said. [Daily Herald]

Creepy Fingerprint Pay Processing Company Shuts Down

Creepy Fingerprint Pay Processing Company Shuts Down

Reader Michael writes in to let us know that the creepy biometric payment company that was operating in supermarkets such as Jewel-Osco has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.