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Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 at 5:40 PM

Chicagoan Creates Lesbian Dating App Scissr

Chicagoan Creates Lesbian Dating App Scissr

There’s Tinder, there’s Grindr and now there’s Scissr. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 at 3:57 PM

Cards Against Humanity Sells 30,000 Boxes of Poop for Black Friday

Cards Against Humanity Sells 30,000 Boxes of Poop for Black Friday

Instead of coal in their stockings, some Cards Against Humanity customers will be getting a box of poop—bull poop. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 at 5:24 PM

McDonald's to Trim Menu, Examine Ingredients

McDonald's to Trim Menu, Examine Ingredients

McDonald's is planning to trim its menu, review its cooking methods and maybe even get rid of some of the ingredients it uses to change perceptions that it serves junk food. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014 at 1:11 PM

Local Brewery To Release "6-Pack Comic Book"

Local Brewery To Release

Arcade Brewery is releasing a comic book printed on the six-pack labels of a new brew. Read »

Thursday, Dec 4, 2014 at 11:41 AM

Low-Wage Workers Continue Push for $15/Hour Minimum Wage

An employee at a downtown BP gas station closed the store and walked off the job early Thursday to join a group of fast food workers demanding an increase to the minimum wage. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 at 6:32 PM

Jewelry Retailer Lia Sophia Closing Its Doors

Jewelry Retailer Lia Sophia Closing Its Doors

Jewelry brand Lia Sophia announced Monday it will be closing its doors after 28 years in business. Read »

Friday, Nov 21, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Report Names Most Popular Holiday Gift Cards

Report Names Most Popular Holiday Gift Cards

While shopping for the holidays typically includes searching for the season’s hottest toys, gadgets, clothes, and electronics, it also often calls for the purchase of a gift card. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 8:59 PM

Tips to Avoid Black Friday Shopping Scams

Tips to Avoid Black Friday Shopping Scams

With many retailers planning to start Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales on Thanksgiving Day, some even sooner, the Better Business Bureau has listed the top ways for holiday shoppers to avoid scams and... Read »

Friday, Nov 21, 2014 at 11:02 AM

New Lammily Doll Aims to be "Normal Barbie"

New Lammily Doll Aims to be

A graphic designer turned toy maker has created what some are calling the “anti-Barbie” and "normal Barbie." Read »

Friday, Nov 28, 2014 at 12:56 PM
Website Lets Consumers Haggle on Pricing

Website Lets Consumers Haggle on Pricing

Most consumers hate haggling, and most brick and mortar stores don't even embrace it, but an online venture can make consumers more comfortable over price negotiations. NBC Chicago's Lisa Parker reports. Watch »

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