Jewel-Osco's Preferred Card A Next Generation of Value Called Preferred Plus
MELROSE PARK, Ill., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Jewel-Osco's more than four
million Preferred Card shoppers can now enjoy unprecedented 30 to 60 percent
savings at 16 major Chicago area retail destinations. In its new program
called Preferred Plus, Jewel-Osco offers Preferred Card shoppers additional
value and savings. Cardholders will receive their Preferred Plus coupons in
the Preferred Customer Mailer and in store at Jewel-Osco's electronic kiosks.
``The new Preferred Plus program creates unusual value for our shoppers,
and is Jewel-Osco's way of thanking our customers for their business,'' said
Larry Stablein, Jewel-Osco's Senior Vice President of Marketing. ``The program
offerings represent a variety of product, service and lifestyle need, and the
mix will change for each three month cycle to give cardholders a wide-variety
of exciting options.''
Jewel-Osco has launched its new Preferred Plus Program with the following
offers and initial 90-day mix of retail partners:
Bennigan's $5 off any $10 or greater meal check.
Blockbuster Entertainment Rent one New Release or game and get two
Blockbuster Favorites free.
Car-X Muffler & Brake 50% off our most popular lifetime
guaranteed mufflers or $20 off the retail
price of any other lifetime guaranteed
mufflers and 50% off brake shoes and pads
For Eyes Optical 25% off any prescription eyeglass purchase.
Hair Cuttery A haircut, shampoo, and either blow dry
style or deep conditioning treatment.
Value: $15 Preferred Plus cost: $10 or $5
off a perm, color, or relaxer service.
JC Penny 25% off all regular priced women's, men's,
and children's apparel.
Linens N Things $5 off any purchase of $15 or more.
Marriott's Linconshire Resort Resort rooms valued at $174 per night for
$74 per night Thursdays through Sunday.
MC Sports 25% off the regular price of sports
equipment, shoes, and apparel. 15% off the
regular price of ski equipment.
Montgomery Ward Auto Express 25% off professional car care services.
Additionally, take 10% off any regular or
Page and Armstrong Jewelers 60% off on all gold chains and bracelets
and 30% off on your choice of any of the
fine diamond jewelry, gem stones and
Pizza Hut Buy any medium pizza at regular menu price
and get a second medium pizza for $2 or,
buy any large pizza at regular menu price
and get a second large Pizza for $4.
Radio Shack $5 off any purchase of $15 or more.
Sheraton Chicago Hotel
& Tower Deluxe rooms valued at $289/night for
Wickes Furniture 30% off on all accessories and an
additional 10% off all sales merchandise.
``PrimeCo Personal Communications is also participating in the Preferred
Plus as the program's initial Special Sponsor,'' said Stablein. ``With the
purchase of any new PrimeCo phone and service activation, Jewel-Osco Preferred
Plus shoppers will receive 100 free anytime minutes, free car lighter adapter,
and a free leather phone case.''
Preferred plus was designed and developed for Jewel-Osco by the Trade
Center, a Chicago-based strategic marketing program design group.
``Jewel-Osco's Preferred Plus program launches the retail industry's next
generation of retail partnering in which a significant number of high profile
retailers, offering strong consumer deals, are gathered within a single
program format,'' said Gerry Walanka, President of the Trade Center.
``Preferred Plus was created based on the premise that today, consumer
loyalty can still be achieved when quality products, competitive pricing and
convenience are delivered with 'value added' that meaningfully responds to a
variety of shopper lifestyle needs,'' said Walanka.
Jewel-Osco contributes $1 million annually to support charitable and
community organizations focusing in three main areas: food and nutrition,
health, and education. For almost 100 years Jewel-Osco has demonstrated its
commitment to the communities it serves through charitable contributions and
community outreach programs such as neighborhood festivals and health fairs.
Jewel-Osco operates 186 stores in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Wisconsin.
Of those, 156 are in combinations with Osco Drug. Jewel also operates 79
stand alone Osco Drug Stores in Chicagoland and the Milwaukee area. Jewel-
Osco is a subsidiary of American Stores Company, Salt Lake City, Utah, one of
the nation's largest food and drug retailers operating 1558 stores in 26
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