SW Side Jewel-Osco to close

January 26, 2011 5:56:50 AM PST
Lagging business has prompted Jewel-Osco to close one of its stores on the city's Southwest Side.

The store at 61st and Western has been at the location for 25 years. But the store's customers will now have to travel three miles to the west or north for closest Jewel-Osco or shop at the smaller grocery stores in the area.

Jewel-Osco is offering its 130 employees jobs at other stores.