TRIBUNE: Meet JoJo, Jewel-Osco’s new mascot

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The Chicago Tribune is reporting, “Chicago-area grocery store shoppers may soon encounter a red, furry cyclops in the produce section or near the bakery: Jewel-Osco’s first mascot.

Over the last couple of weeks the supermarket chain has started introducing customers to its newest team member, JoJo, who has a name that riffs on the company’s initials and is red to reflect the company’s logo.

JoJo has made appearances at grand re-openings — on Tuesday the mascot is to attend the opening of a store in Old Town — and other events as a way to connect with children and entertain customers while they shop, said spokeswoman Mary Frances Trucco…”

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