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Kraft to Remove Synthetic Colors From Mac and Cheese
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Kraft to Remove Synthetic Colors From Mac and Cheese

Northfield-based Kraft announced Monday that it will remove artificial preservatives or synthetic colors from its “Original Kraft Macaroni and Cheese” in the U.S. starting Jan. 2016. Read »

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Groupon Selling Controlling Stake in Ticket Monster

Groupon Selling Controlling Stake in Ticket Monster

Online daily deal service Groupon is selling its controlling stake in Ticket Monster to a partnership formed by KKR... Read »

Apr 20, 2015
Lilly Pulitzer Target Collection Sparks Shopping Frenzy

Lilly Pulitzer Target Collection Sparks Shopping Frenzy

Lilly Pulitzer's highly anticipated Target collection debut led to disappointment for many shoppers. Watch »

Apr 20, 2015
McD's Gives Free Food to Those With Taco Bell Receipts

McD's Gives Free Food to Those With Taco Bell Receipts

Apparently, some McDonald’s restaurants are giving away free Egg McMuffins to customers who bring in a Taco Bell... Read »

Apr 14, 2015
Walgreens Aims to Close About 200 Stores

Walgreens Aims to Close About 200 Stores

The Deerfield, Illinois, company says it also will reorganize its corporate operations and streamline its... Read »

Apr 9, 2015
Report: Best Places to Work in Chicago Area

Report: Best Places to Work in Chicago Area

Three words: Unlimited vacation time. Read »

Apr 6, 2015
6 Things College Seniors Should Do Before Graduation

6 Things College Seniors Should Do Before Graduation

Summer is almost here and that means thousands of college seniors across the country will soon flood the job market... Read »

Apr 3, 2015
Despite Pay Bump, Labor Issues to Pressure McDonald's

Despite Pay Bump, Labor Issues to Pressure McDonald's

A pay bump for workers at some McDonald's restaurants isn't likely to ease the pressures the chain is facing over... Watch »

Apr 2, 2015
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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May 8, 2012
Pillsbury Doughboy Creator Dies at 89

Pillsbury Doughboy Creator Dies at 89

Rudolph R. Perz created the doughboy during the 1960s while working for the Leo Burnett advertising agency in... Read »

Apr 2, 2015
McDonald's Workers to Get Pay Hikes

McDonald's Workers to Get Pay Hikes

McDonald's says it's raising pay for workers at its company-owned U.S. restaurants, making it the latest employer to... Read »

Apr 2, 2015
Best and Worst April Fools' Jokes of 2015

Best and Worst April Fools' Jokes of 2015

It is officially April 1, notoriously known as a time for bad jokes, pranks and fools. Read »

Apr 1, 2015
Amazon Promises One-Button Shopping With

Amazon Promises One-Button Shopping With "Dash"

Amazon Prime subscribers will soon be able to order everyday products with the push of a single button, thanks to... Read »

Mar 31, 2015
Starbucks to Introduce New

Starbucks to Introduce New "Cold Brew" at Chicago Locations

Starbucks customers in Chicago will soon see a new drink popping up on menus in the area. Read »

Mar 30, 2015
McDonald's to Test All-Day Breakfast

McDonald's to Test All-Day Breakfast

Could you soon get an Egg McMuffin breakfast sandwich after 10:30 a.m.? Read »

Mar 30, 2015
Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke

Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke

Americans bought less soda for the 10th straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Frappuccino Turns 20, Starbucks Releases New Flavor

Frappuccino Turns 20, Starbucks Releases New Flavor

Starbucks’ popular frappuccino beverage has turned 20 and to honor the drink’s big birthday, the company has debuted... Read »

Mar 26, 2015
McDonald's Launches Big Mac Fashion Collection

McDonald's Launches Big Mac Fashion Collection

You might be able to smell like Burger King’s Whopper, but now you can also look like McDonald’s Big Mac. Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Kraft Nears Merger With Heinz

Kraft Nears Merger With Heinz

Kraft Foods Group and H.J. Heinz on Wednesday announced that they will merge to create The Kraft Heinz Co. Watch »

Mar 25, 2015

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