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Sunday, Mar 17, 2013 at 3:57 PM
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By David Wolinsky

How’s Groupon Been Doing?

How’s Groupon Been Doing?

There hasn’t been a big spike in people talking about Groupon since Andrew Mason was fired a few weeks ago and that makes sense: The company’s in that quiet period of planning its next moves, right? Maybe. It... Read »

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 at 10:38 AM
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By Carla K. Johnson/ Associated Press

Ideas Week: Davos for the Everyman

Ideas Week: Davos for the Everyman

Attendance is up so far in the event's second year, with other big-name speakers including retired Gen. Colin Powell, author Deepak Chopra, journalist Tom Brokaw, designer Diane von Furstenberg, model Elle... Read »

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012 at 10:12 AM
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By Lisa Balde

October Dates Set for Chicago Ideas Week

October Dates Set for Chicago Ideas Week

AOL co-founder Steve Case, TIME Magazine Rick Stengel and Felicity Aston, the first woman to ski across Antarctica alone are among confirmed speakers at Chicago Ideas Week 2012. Read »

Thursday, Oct 13, 2011 at 10:41 AM
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By Carlise Newman

Who to Watch at Chicago Ideas Week: Innovations and Influences Mega Talk

Who to Watch at Chicago Ideas Week: Innovations and Influences Mega Talk

CIW's Innovations and Influence Mega Talk tonight features Brad Keywell, Suze Orman and a host of other influential speakers. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2011 at 4:03 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon Co-Founder Partners with Future Founders

Groupon Co-Founder Partners with Future Founders

Brad Keywell is joining forces with the program aimed at reinforcing the entrepreneurial spirit in high schoolers. Read »

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What We Cover
Daily Deals

Daily Deals

Learn from the original daily deals site, Groupon.

Pets

Pets

Some officials have estimated the City of Chicago's dog population to be somewhere around 500,000. Add in all the cats, fish and birds and you've got yourself an industry just begging -- and barking -- to be...

Social Media

Social Media

Social media offers traditional business minds a 12-6 curve ball. But we can help.

Fashion

Fashion

There are plenty of questions for a fledgling fashionista to answer. Never fear: We've got the goods.

Marketing

Marketing

Good luck making a dent in the public conscience if you don't have marketing and branding plan to get your message out.

Food Business

Food Business

Experts say 90 percent of new restaurants fail in their first year of operation. You want to be the 10 percent that makes it. But how?

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David Wolinsky David Wolinsky is a freelance writer, lifelong Chicagoan, and reasonably handsome business-study scion.
Kim Vatis Kim Vatis joined NBC5 News in 1997. She currently Anchors the weekend morning newscasts, is general assignment reporter and special projects reporter for the 10 PM newscasts.
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