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Jewel Opens Stores At Closed Dominick’s Locations

Jewel-Osco is opening five more stores at former Dominick’s locations. WBBM’s Bob Roberts checked out the story in Rogers Park.

06/24/2014

The former Dominick's store in the South Shore neighborhood is the only Dominick's location that has yet to find a new owner, but local residents think they've found a buyer in New Orleans-based Sterling Farms, owned by actor and entrepreneur Wendell Pierce. (Credit: CBS)

South Shore Residents Prod City To Find Dominick’s Replacement

It’s the only vacant Dominick’s store left in Chicago, and now people who live nearby are taking matters into their own hands. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

06/16/2014

A Mariano's sign. (CBS)

Former Ukrainian Village Dominick’s Begins New Life While Evanston Site Remains Vacant

It was devastating news for customers when their Dominick’s store shut down in Ukrainian Village last year. But Tuesday night that store at 2021 West Chicago Avenue, begins a new life as Mariano’s.

03/25/2014

The shuttered Dominick's store in Bannockburn has been purchased by Ohio-based Heinen's Fine Foods. (Credit: CBS)

Ohio-Based Grocery Chain Buys Former Dominick’s In Bannockburn

The Dominick’s store in far north suburban Bannockburn, which closed its doors this past weekend, will reopen in the next several months as a Heinen’s Fine Foods grocery store.

02/12/2014

A sign is posted in front of a Whole Foods store February 17, 2010 in San Rafael, California. Whole Foods Market reported a 79 percent surge in first-quarter earnings with a profit of $49.7 million, or 32 cents a share, compared to $27.8 million, or 20 cents a share, one year ago. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Whole Foods Chain Grabs Seven Former Dominick’s Locations

Dominick’s parent company Safeway Inc. pulled out of the Chicago market late last year.

02/03/2014

Joe Caputo & Sons in Des Plaines. (Joe Caputo & Sons)

Caputo & Sons Expanding Into Four Closed Dominick’s Stores

The independent grocer has purchased four former Dominick’s sites in the northwest suburbs.

01/27/2014

ATM

Teens Try To Rob Empty ATM Inside Closed Dominick’s

Two teenagers are in police custody after they tried to rob an ATM, which turned out to be empty, inside a closed Dominick’s store Thursday morning in Streeterville.

01/02/2014

JEWEL-OSCO

Four Dominick’s Locations To Reopen As Jewel Stores In January

Four Dominick’s stores will be closed for three days next month and re-open under the Jewel name on Jan. 16

12/31/2013

A screen grab from Steve Yamamoto's video, "Thanks Safeway." (Steve Yamamoto)

Dominick’s Employee Posts Critical YouTube Video, Gets Suspended On Store’s Last Day

The two-minute, over-the-top film shows Steve Yamamoto’s fellow employees in the empty supermarket meeting their ends from a falling utility pole, a tornado, robots and even a fire-breathing dragon.

12/28/2013

Shelves are empty at the Rogers Park Dominick's. (CBS)

Final Curtain Falls For Most Dominick’s Stores

The final day for stores in the closing chain is Saturday. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez visits one North Side location.

12/27/2013

The Bannockburn Dominick's will be staying open until Jan. 25. (Credit: CBS)

North Suburban Dominick’s Store To Stay Open Another Month

The Dominick’s in north suburban Bannockburn will be staying open for about a month. The emptied shelves are now restocked with food for sale at full price.

12/24/2013

Empty shelves at a Chicago Dominick's store as the final days tick away. (CBS)

Fates Still Uncertain For Many Dominick’s Stores, As Shelves Grow Emptier

Friday, customers were taking advantage of discounts of 75 percent. But with the sales come questions about what happens to the stores that haven’t been purchased by competitors. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

12/20/2013

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Alcohol Mark-Downs Bring Even More Crowds To Closing Dominick’s Stores

One shopper said she purchased $1,500 in wine at half off.

12/16/2013

Shoppers Flood Dominick’s Stores In Search Of Huge Deals

Bargain hunters poured into the soon-to-be-closed Dominick’s stores on Friday, filling their carts with groceries and other necessity at deals almost too good to be true.

12/13/2013

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As Dominick’s Prepares To Close, Where To Find A Bargain

Shoppers are finding savings already, depending on where you shop.

12/12/2013

Mariano's Fresh Market

Mariano’s Hiring Staff For New Stores; Job Fairs This Week

As the Mariano’s grocery store chain expands in Chicago, its parent company says it plans to hire 2,500 workers to staff its new stores.

12/11/2013

A Mariano's sign. (CBS)

What Will Mariano’s Purchase Of 11 Dominick’s Stores Mean For Prices?

CBS 2’s Chris Martinez visited stores from both chains to do a price check, comparing the base price of ten items at Dominick’s and Mariano’s.

12/03/2013

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Eleven Dominick’s Stores To Become Mariano’s Markets

Roundy’s, which owns the Mariano’s chain, says it will buy 11 of the Dominick’s stores for $36 million.

12/02/2013

Dominick's gift cards still on display. (Credit: CBS)

Dominick’s Still Selling Gift Cards Despite Imminent Closings

Gift cards are popular presents this time of year, but there’s one being sold right now- that really caught our attention.

11/27/2013

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Facing Layoffs, Hundreds Of Dominick’s Employees Attend Store-Sponsored Job Fair

There was uncertainty, anxiety and even some tears as hundreds of Dominick’s employees packed a store sponsored job fair.

11/12/2013

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