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]
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.
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]