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Market Basket Board OKs $1.5 Billion Sale to Ousted CEO

Market Basket Board OKs $1.5 Billion Sale to Ousted CEO

Market Basket's board of directors has signed a deal to sell the grocery chain to former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas for more than $1.5 billion, following months of massive employee protests and customer boycotts over his June ouster. "Effective immediately, Arthur Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
AA Pulls Fares Off Orbitz.com

AA Pulls Fares Off Orbitz.com

American Airlines says they've pulled their fares off of websites powered by Orbitz after being unable to come... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014

"Millennial" Market Not Lovin' McDonald's: Report

It looks like millennials aren’t munching on McDonald’s as much as they used to. Read »

Aug 26, 2014

"Millennial" Market Not Lovin' McDonald's: Report

It looks like millennials aren’t munching on McDonald’s as much as they used to. Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Burger King Buying Tim Hortons for About $11B

Burger King Buying Tim Hortons for About $11B

Burger King is buying Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, creating... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Amazon Buying Twitch for $970 Million in Cash

Amazon Buying Twitch for $970 Million in Cash

Amazon is buying video game streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to expand its... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Company Peddles Soda

Company Peddles Soda "Pot"

08/25/14: A bottler in Washington is using that state's new marijuana law to create a new category of THC Watch »

Aug 25, 2014
Deere to Lay Off About 460 From Iowa Tractor Plant

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... Read »

Aug 22, 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
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 »

Aug 22, 2014
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’s 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
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
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