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Headquarters Itasca, IL
Size 5000+ Employees
Operated By Albertsons
Founded 1899
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Retail
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Walgreens, Dominick's, ALDI

Jewel-Osco operates about 180 combination food-and-drug stores mostly in Illinois, but also in Indiana, and Iowa. The regional chain is the #1 seller of groceries in Chicago with 30-plus stores there and about 40% of the market (ahead of Safeway-owned Dominick's). Jewel-Osco trails rival Walgreen in pharmacy sales in Chicago. The company also runs about 30 fuel centers. Started as the Jewel Tea Company in 1899 and formerly the Midwest division of Albertson's (now Albertsons LLC), Jewel-Osco was sold to grocery retailer and wholesaler SUPERVALU in 2006. Long accustomed to... More

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Jewel-Osco Chairman, President & CEO Wayne C. Sales

Wayne C. Sales

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I enjoed working there people are great wish i had more hours.

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Mar 2010 Reviewed last week New

Interview Details – Got on website for employment. Filled out application, was rather long. Cross referenced questions to tell personality and easily detect illegitimate answers by asking same question with different language or circumstantial variables a couple times to see how you answer each time. A bit extreme if…Full Interview

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