Written by Ethan Patel

June 18th, 2024

Medium Risk


Trader Joe's is a chain of grocery stores that has been in business since its founding in 1967. The company offers a variety of retail products, including groceries, beverages, and household items. Trader Joe's is known for its selection of private label products, organic foods, and specialty items from around the world. The company also sells a range of prepared foods, frozen items, and health-related products.
  • POS: Point of Sale
  • MAC: Merchant Category Code (potentially identifying the type of merchant)
  • TRADER JO: Trader Joe's (merchant name)
  • TRAD: Could indicate 'Transaction' or a truncated form of the merchant name
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    Connect your email

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    Connect Your Bank

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