Dominick’s parent company Safeway is completely pulling out of the Chicago market. Jewel-Osco has bought four stores, but the future of the 68 other grocery stores is uncertain. We look at what that means for food availability, and the economic impact on the neighborhoods affected with Brigid Sweeney, retail and advertising reporter for Crain’s Chicago Business, Ald. Joe Moore (49th), and Mari Gallagher of MG Research & Consulting.
View a map of all Illinois Dominick's stores below. The blue circles represent the four stores sold to Jewel.