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Shake Shack Opens First Chicago Location Next Week
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Shake Shack Opens First Chicago Location Next Week

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

6 hours ago
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... 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... 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... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
Firm Ranks Chicago No. 1 in Wireless Performance

Firm Ranks Chicago No. 1 in Wireless Performance

When it comes to cellular phone service, there are apparently few hang-ups in Chicago. Read »

Oct 21, 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
McDonald's Profit, Sales Decline

McDonald's Profit, Sales Decline

McDonald's says its profit and sales declined as the world's biggest hamburger chain saw customer traffic... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Businesses Hiring, But Still Stingy With Raises

Businesses Hiring, But Still Stingy With Raises

U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, a survey by... Read »

Oct 20, 2014
Microsoft Tech Conference to Come to Chicago

Microsoft Tech Conference to Come to Chicago

A mega-tech conference is coming to Chicago this spring, officials announced Thursday. Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
Emanuel Brings Microsoft Ignite Conference to Chicago

Emanuel Brings Microsoft Ignite Conference to Chicago

Ignite plays as something of a meta conference for Microsoft, who will combine a series of smaller conferences... Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
Chrysler Recalls More Than 900K Vehicles

Chrysler Recalls More Than 900K Vehicles

Chrysler is recalling nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars for failing alternators and heated power... Read »

Oct 16, 2014
McDonald's Invites Icky Questions About Its Food

McDonald's Invites Icky Questions About Its Food

McDonald's wants to explain why its burgers may not rot and that there are no worms in its beef. Read »

Oct 13, 2014
Amazon to Open First Retail Store

Amazon to Open First Retail Store

The online retail giant Amazon will be opening its first-ever physical store in the heart of New York City, the Wall... Read »

Oct 10, 2014
Teens Develop Brain-Teaser App, Garner Worldwide Attention

Teens Develop Brain-Teaser App, Garner Worldwide Attention

Fifteen-year-old Austin Valleskey doesn't have his drivers license yet...but he already has a worldwide... Watch »

Oct 10, 2014
Allstate Raising Rates in Illinois

Allstate Raising Rates in Illinois

Allstate is upping its rates for customers in Illinois. Read »

Oct 8, 2014
Determining the Best Lease for Your Business

Determining the Best Lease for Your Business

As the No. 2 city in the country for fast-growing small businesses, Chicago has become the go-to place... Read »

Oct 7, 2014
Employee vs. Independent Contractor: Avoid Misclassification

Employee vs. Independent Contractor: Avoid Misclassification

How do you know if you’re misclassifying your employees? Read »

Oct 7, 2014

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