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Deere to Lay Off About 460 From Iowa Tractor Plant
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Deere to Lay Off About 460 From Iowa Tractor Plant

Agricultural equipment maker Deere is laying off about 460 employees indefinitely from an Iowa tractor factory as it continues to adjust to market demand. Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Spotlight: Grainger's Paul Miller

Spotlight: Grainger's Paul Miller

Grainger may be an 85-year-old company, but VP of eCommerce, Paul Miller, shows how the company manages to innovate... Watch »

6 hours ago
What the Workplace Could Look Like in 2022

What the Workplace Could Look Like in 2022

The future of the workplace could look a lot more like 1984. Read »

Aug 21, 2014
2013 Marathon Economic Impact Exceeded $250M

2013 Marathon Economic Impact Exceeded $250M

The 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon generated more than $253 million worth of economic activity for the area... Read »

Aug 21, 2014
Chicago Ranks Second for Fast-Growing Businesses

Chicago Ranks Second for Fast-Growing Businesses

Chicago companies snagged 95 spots on the Inc. 5000 list of America‚Äôs fastest-growing private companies. Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Hostess Closing Schiller Park Twinkie Plant, Again

Hostess Closing Schiller Park Twinkie Plant, Again

Hostess Brands announced Wednesday it has decided to close its Schiller Park bakery, less than two years after... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
United Airlines to Offer Uber Service on Mobile App

United Airlines to Offer Uber Service on Mobile App

Looks like United Airlines is hopping aboard the Uber bandwagon. Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Apple Could be Considering Mag Mile Move

Apple Could be Considering Mag Mile Move

Apple Inc. could be plugging in at a new location on Michigan Avenue in the future. Read »

Aug 20, 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
$martMoney

$martMoney

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

May 8, 2012
Clippers Owner Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft Board

Clippers Owner Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft Board

Steve Ballmer on Tuesday left Microsoft's Board of Directors, citing new commitments as owner of the Los... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
McDonald's to Sell Packaged Coffee in Supermarkets: Report

McDonald's to Sell Packaged Coffee in Supermarkets: Report

McDonald's will reportedly begin selling packaged coffee at supermarkets across the nation. Read »

Aug 19, 2014
McDonald's to Sell Packaged Coffee in Supermarkets

McDonald's to Sell Packaged Coffee in Supermarkets

McDonald's will reportedly begin selling packaged coffee at supermarkets across the nation. Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Inside Defcon: What Happens at the Annual Hacker Convention

Inside Defcon: What Happens at the Annual Hacker Convention

Nearly 16,000 eager hackers of all ages showed up for Defcon 22 at the Rio Hotel. Some of the attendees... Read »

Aug 21, 2014
Jewel-Osco Computers Hit by Hackers

Jewel-Osco Computers Hit by Hackers

Hackers tried to snag credit card data from Jewel-Osco computers but there was no evidence as of Friday morning that... Watch »

Aug 15, 2014
Yelp Opens Office in Merchandise Mart

Yelp Opens Office in Merchandise Mart

Yelp, the business review website, is opening an new office in Chicago and is expected to hire 300 employees. Read »

Aug 14, 2014
Illinois' Jobless Rate Hits 6-Year Low

Illinois' Jobless Rate Hits 6-Year Low

The July figure represents a drop from 9.2 percent one year ago and marks the largest year-over-year decline... Read »

Aug 14, 2014
Cisco to Lay Off Up to 6,000 Workers

Cisco to Lay Off Up to 6,000 Workers

Cisco says it will lay off up to 6,000 workers, or 8 percent of its workforce, as part of a Read »

Aug 13, 2014
Chicago Tops 2014 List of U.S. Meeting Destinations

Chicago Tops 2014 List of U.S. Meeting Destinations

City's investments in infrastructure and hotel may not be primary factor in business choices, firm spokesman... Read »

Aug 13, 2014
McDonald's Sales Fall 2.5 Percent in July

McDonald's Sales Fall 2.5 Percent in July

Oak Brook-based fast food chain says sales were dragged down by persistent weakness in the U.S. Read »

Aug 8, 2014
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