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Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 4:59 AM
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By Alexandria Fisher

Water Tower Place Offers Same-Day Delivery Service

Water Tower Place Offers Same-Day Delivery Service

Water Tower Place is now offering a same-day delivery service for online and in-store purchases. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 at 10:11 AM
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By David Wolinsky

A Peek Inside: CakeStyle

A Peek Inside: CakeStyle

CakeStyle is one of those space-age startups that seems so obvious in hindsight: After giving CakeStyle your fit and wardrobe needs, ladies can receive a box of hand-selected outfits in the mail. Anything... Read »

Monday, May 6, 2013 at 3:36 PM
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By David Wolinsky

A Peek Inside: The Stationery Studio

A Peek Inside: The Stationery Studio

From thestationerystudio.com: "The Stationery Studio began as a passion project and work of love for its entrepreneurial owner Renee Redman in 1994. At the time, the Chicago public relations executive and mother... Read »

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 10:53 AM
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By David Wolinsky

A Peek Inside: George the Salon

A Peek Inside: George the Salon

It’s a place with a funny-seeming name, but George the Salon on Hubbard in downtown Chicago is an establishment forged out of celebrity hairstylist/owner George Gonzalez’s many years of experience. George has... Read »

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013 at 11:19 AM
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By Jetta Bates-Vasilatos, Edited by: David Wolinsky

What Not to Wear at Networking Events: Men's Edition

What Not to Wear at Networking Events: Men's Edition

My last post was all about the ladies looking as smart on the outside as they are on the inside. Gentlemen, it is now your turn to take a hard look at your fashion game. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012 at 2:00 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Who to Watch at Chicago Ideas Week 2012: Monique Péan

Who to Watch at Chicago Ideas Week 2012: Monique Péan

There's a lot to wrap your mind around with the approaching Chicago Ideas Week, the weeklong invasion of super-smart and super-influential folks taking place at venues all over town from Oct. 8 to 14. We're... Read »

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2012 at 11:50 AM
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By Rachel Gillman, Edited by: David Wolinsky

How to Run a Successful Chicago Spa

How to Run a Successful Chicago Spa

C.I. Luxury MedSpa Owner Dara Levy wanted to create a business that would meet her exacting standards as a customer. So, tapping into her personal preferences, Dara developed a medical spa focusing on effective... Read »

Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 4:36 AM
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By Jetta Bates-Vasilatos, Edited by: David Wolinsky

How Chicago Fashionista Brands are Going Green

How Chicago Fashionista Brands are Going Green

Green really is the new black, and Chicago's fashion scene is embracing this new trend. From eyewear to boots, our city has sustainable retail to thrill even the most hardcore style pros: Gone are the days where... Read »

Monday, Apr 30, 2012 at 8:38 AM
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By David Wolinsky

How to Get Kicked off Etsy

How to Get Kicked off Etsy

In some of my other writing gigs, I cross paths with many people who sell video game-inspired handmade goods on Etsy, the e-commerce website for handmade or vintage arts and crafts. The rule at the publication... Read »

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012 at 11:53 AM
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By David Wolinsky

How Far Can Bosses Take At-Will Laws When Firing?

How Far Can Bosses Take At-Will Laws When Firing?

NBC Miami recently picked up the story of a Deerfield Beach law firm that laid off 14 employees for wearing orange shirts to work. I will repeat that: A Deerfield Beach law firm fired 14 of its workers for... Read »

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