NCR Confirms Technical Issue Resulted In Duplicate Charges For Some Shoppers At Multiple Retailers

If you shopped at a grocery store, drug store or a big box store last Friday and found you’d been charged twice or multiple times when paying with a debit or credit card, you’re not alone: NCR confirms that a technical issue affecting retailers nationwide that use its payment processing service may’ve resulted in multiple for a single transaction for some customers. [More]

(Payton Chung)

Jewel-Osco: Payment System Outage Could’ve Caused Multiple Charges On Customers’ Cards

If you shopped at Jewel-Osco recently and used your credit or debit card to pay, you might want to check your accounts and make sure you weren’t charged multiple times for one transaction: the grocery chain confirmed on Monday that its payment system suffered a glitch that could’ve caused some customers to be overcharged for their purchases. [More]

This Sounds Familiar: Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, ACME, Shaw’s Hit By Second Credit Card Data Breach

(Ryan Keene)

When someone wrote me to say there was a data breach at the company behind several major supermarket chains — including Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, ACME, Star Markets, and Shaw’s — I thought, “That happened about six weeks ago, didn’t it?” Alas, the company has announced it is the victim of a new, separate attack. [More]

(Adam Fagen)

Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, ACME, Shaw’s Supermarkets Hit By Credit Card Data Breach

Welcome to the weekend everyone! What better way to kick things off than with the news that one of the nation’s largest supermarket operators has had its card payment system compromised at chains like Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, and ACME. [More]


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.