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Jewel-Osco Overview

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Itasca, IL
10000+ employees
Albertsons
1899
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Retail
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Walgreens, Marianos Fresh Market, Meijer
Founded in 1899 by Frank Ross and his brother-in-law Frank Skiff, the Jewel Tea Company started as door to door salesman, utilizing horse drawn wagons to sell tea and coffee. Jewel Food Stores opened its first free-standing grocery store in 1932. In 1937 the Company in order to ... Read more

Mission: Our purpose is to be the best local supermarket for our customers, employees, partners and communities. Each of us are committed to the following:
• Knowing, listening to, and delighting our customers to win their loyalty.
• Providing the ... Read more

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    I have been working at Jewel-Osco full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - A lot of learning
    - Rewarding compensation and career pathway/promotion

    Cons

    - A lot of work(?)

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Jewel-Osco Interviews

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    Service Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Jewel-Osco (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Received a call that they wanted to interview me. The interview was in the store. Interview itself was very easy and pretty quick. After the interview I received a call in a few days with an offer.

    Interview Questions

    • If a customer asked you where an item was on your first day, what would you say if you did not know.   1 Answer
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Company Updates

  • Jewel-Osco now has 186 stores! Stop by and check out our new Mundelein location at: 1150 West Maple Ave. The new store offers an expanded wine and beer selection, large organic produce section, sushi, salad & hot foods bar, as well as Starbucks!

  • New Jewel-Osco store coming soon to Mundelein, IL - opening November 2016! Accepting applications for ALL Positions. Apply online at: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIbCW and use keyword "3061 Mundelein".

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Jewel-Osco Awards & Accolades

  • Others Award (Long-Term Support as a Corporate Partner), Salvation Army, 2015
  • Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED), U.S. Green Building Council, 2009

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