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Jewel-Osco Overview

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Itasca, IL
10000+ employees
1899
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Retail
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Walgreens, Mariano's, 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

Jewel-Osco Reviews

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Bob Miller
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    Former Employee - Bagger in Kankakee, IL
    Former Employee - Bagger in Kankakee, IL

    Pros

    Your coworkers there will usually be pretty amazing and you'll make new friends

    Cons

    The customers are awful to deal with in this location. Management is also very strict on stupid policies.

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Jewel-Osco Interviews

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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Jewel-Osco (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    2 Minutes long. I walked into a meeting with a boss that plucked my name because she recognized my name for 20 years ago. She told me who shew was in the interview. I have no idea.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you want from Jewel?   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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