Jewel-Osco is trimming three stores from its lineup, and one of them is the store at 8203 W. Golf Road, Niles, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Earlier: Will the sale of Jewel-Osco affect local stores?
The store to be shuttered is in the Four Flaggs Shopping Center, at the southeast corner of Golf Road and Milwaukee Avenue, just east of Golf Mill Shopping Center. The other two are in Aurora and on Chicago's South Side the paper reported; the Niles store is slated to close by April 5.
The store is across the street from a Wal-Mart, which has been running ads comparing its prices favorably to Jewel-Osco prices. However, the ads have been criticized by some bloggers, who suggest you can beat both the Wal-Mart and Jewel prices in those ads by shopping sales and/or using coupons.
The three Jewel-Osco stores which will remain in Niles are:
- 8730 W. Dempster (just west of Greenwood Avenue)
- 7900 N. Milwaukee Avenue (in Oak Mill Mall)
- 5665 W. Touhy Avenue (in Village Crossing Shopping Center)