American supermarket chain

Jewel-Osco is a supermarket chain headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, a Chicago suburb.[1]

A Jewel-Osco market in Chicago

Jewel-Osco has 185 stores across northern, central, and western Illinois; eastern Iowa; and portions of northwest Indiana.[2]

Jewel-Osco and Jewel are currently wholly owned subsidiary of Boise, Idaho-based Albertsons. The company original started as a door-to-door coffee delivery service before it expanded into delivering non-perishable groceries and later into grocery stores, and supermarkets.

Before to its 1984 acquisition by American Stores, Jewel evolved into a large multi-state holding company that operated several supermarket chains and other non-food retail chain stores located from coast to coast and had operated under several different brand names.

References Edit

  1. "About Us". Jewel-Osco Grocery Stores. Archived from the original on 2013-07-25. Retrieved February 14, 2011. Jewel-Osco Headquarters 150 Pierce Itasca, IL 60143
  2. "Jewel-Osco". SuperValu. Archived from the original on 2013-01-23. Retrieved February 24, 2007.

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