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New Lammily Doll Aims to be "Normal Barbie"

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

Nov 21, 2014
Best, Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals

Best, Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals

With so many stores offering up Black Friday deals, it can be tough to decide where to go. Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Stores That Will Be Closed for Thanksgiving

Stores That Will Be Closed for Thanksgiving

With many stores opening earlier and earlier on Thanksgiving, some retailers are keeping their doors shut for the... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
Bob Marley's Heirs to Launch Pot Brand

Bob Marley's Heirs to Launch Pot Brand

The family of reggae legend Bob Marley says it is launching what it calls the "world's first global cannabis... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
Target Offers Some Black Friday Deals Early

Target Offers Some Black Friday Deals Early

Black Friday shoppers can get an even earlier start this year at Target. Read »

Nov 18, 2014
The Onion Looks Into Possible Sale: Report

The Onion Looks Into Possible Sale: Report

This is not a joke. It appears the owners of Chicago-based satirical news site The Onion are looking into a possible... Read »

Nov 14, 2014
Four Ways to Master the Exit Interview

Four Ways to Master the Exit Interview

When an employee leaves a company, both the departing party and the employer face many challenges, regardless of the... Read »

Nov 13, 2014
Target Offers Early Access to Black Friday Deals

Target Offers Early Access to Black Friday Deals

Target is planning to offer Black Friday deals before the Thanksgiving holiday, in its latest move to boost sluggish... Read »

Nov 10, 2014
Target 5:  Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most

Target 5: Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most

Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most Read »

May 8, 2012
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$martMoney

NBC Chicago's series at helping you better manage your money and keep more of it in your pocket. Read »

May 8, 2012
McDonald's Recalls Happy Meal Toy for Choking Risk

McDonald's Recalls Happy Meal Toy for Choking Risk

McDonald's is recalling a Hello Kitty-themed whistle given to children in Happy Meals, citing a chance they could... Read »

Nov 11, 2014
Home Depot: Hackers Stole 53M Email Addresses

Home Depot: Hackers Stole 53M Email Addresses

The nation's largest home improvement chain had disclosed the massive, months-long breach of 56 million debit and... Watch »

Nov 7, 2014
McDonald's Reveals How It Makes McRib Sandwiches

McDonald's Reveals How It Makes McRib Sandwiches

McDonald's made good this week on a recent promise to answer questions, even the gross ones, about the Oak Brook... Read »

Nov 5, 2014
Shake Shack Opens First Chicago Location

Shake Shack Opens First Chicago Location

New York-based Shake Shack, as famous for its lines and web cam as its burgers and shakes, has a Chicago opening... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
Sears, Kmart Add Thanksgiving Shopping Hours

Sears, Kmart Add Thanksgiving Shopping Hours

Sears and Kmart say they will open on Thanksgiving day again this year with extended hours to draw shoppers. Watch »

Nov 18, 2014
Woodman's Grocery Store Chain Sues Clorox

Woodman's Grocery Store Chain Sues Clorox

The Woodman's grocery store chain is suing Clorox Corp., alleging price discrimination. Read »

Oct 29, 2014
Amazon to Open Illinois Facility, Create 1,000 Jobs

Amazon to Open Illinois Facility, Create 1,000 Jobs

Illinois will grow its workforce by more than 1,000 jobs by 2017 once a new Amazon facility opens in the state next... Read »

Oct 28, 2014
Ex-Microsoft CEO to Reap $1 Billion in Tax Benefits From Clippers Deal

Ex-Microsoft CEO to Reap $1 Billion in Tax Benefits From Clippers Deal

Billionaire Steve Ballmer bought the Los Angeles Clippers in August for $2 billion, but he could write off as much... Read »

Oct 27, 2014
Man Creates Off-Road Wheelchair

Man Creates Off-Road Wheelchair

10/24/14: A man who created a "tankchair" for his outdoor-loving wife has created a business for the... Watch »

Oct 24, 2014
Which Big City is Better for Business?

Which Big City is Better for Business?

New York and Los Angeles may be bigger than Chicago, but bigger isn’t always better when it comes to running a... Read »

Oct 22, 2014

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