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Target to Shut Down Stores in Canada

Target to Shut Down Stores in Canada

Target says it will shut down 133-store Canadian operation after failed expansion Read »

Jan 15, 2015
McDonald's Walks Fine Line With

McDonald's Walks Fine Line With "Signs" Commercial

An ad by McDonald's is testing the fine line companies need to walk when referencing national tragedies. Read »

Jan 13, 2015
Cadbury Changes Recipe for Creme Egg, Outrages Fans

Cadbury Changes Recipe for Creme Egg, Outrages Fans

Creme Egg fans received some rotten news this week. Read »

Jan 12, 2015
Local Company Chosen as Dessert Sponsor for Golden Globes

Local Company Chosen as Dessert Sponsor for Golden Globes

A suburban company was chosen as one of the dessert sponsors for the Golden Globes. LeeAnn Trotter reports. Watch »

Jan 9, 2015
Major Renovation Planned for Woodfield Mall

Major Renovation Planned for Woodfield Mall

Woodfield Mall is expected to undergo a major renovation this year. Read »

Jan 8, 2015
McDonald's Runs Out of French Fries in Venezuela

McDonald's Runs Out of French Fries in Venezuela

Forget the French fries. How about a side of yuca with that Big Mac? Read »

Jan 6, 2015
Chicago-Area Bank Rolls Out Smartphone ATMs

Chicago-Area Bank Rolls Out Smartphone ATMs

Say goodbye to ATM cards and hello to your smartphone. Read »

Jan 2, 2015
Chicago Shoppers Hit Stores the Day After Christmas

Chicago Shoppers Hit Stores the Day After Christmas

Stores in Chicago were packed with people on Dec. 26 as they returned and exchanged the gifts they received on... Watch »

Dec 26, 2014
No, McDonald's Isn't Ditching the Big Mac

No, McDonald's Isn't Ditching the Big Mac

No, McDonald’s is not getting rid of the Big Mac. Read »

Dec 23, 2014
Analysis: Eateries With Most Failed Inspections

Analysis: Eateries With Most Failed Inspections

Nearly 50 licensed Chicago restaurants failed their health inspections at least three times each this year, a review... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Is Your Office Making a Bad Flu Season Worse?

Is Your Office Making a Bad Flu Season Worse?

'Tis the season for holiday cheer, gifts and celebration, but for office workers across the country, it is also the... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Chicagoan Creates Lesbian Dating App Scissr

Chicagoan Creates Lesbian Dating App Scissr

There’s Tinder, there’s Grindr and now there’s Scissr. Read »

Dec 17, 2014
McDonald's to Trim Menu, Examine Ingredients

McDonald's to Trim Menu, Examine Ingredients

McDonald's is planning to trim its menu, review its cooking methods and maybe even get rid of some of the... Read »

Dec 10, 2014
Low-Wage Workers Continue Push for $15/Hour Minimum Wage

Low-Wage Workers Continue Push for $15/Hour Minimum Wage

An employee at a downtown BP gas station closed the store and walked off the job early Thursday to join a group... Watch »

Dec 4, 2014
Jewelry Retailer Lia Sophia Closing Its Doors

Jewelry Retailer Lia Sophia Closing Its Doors

Jewelry brand Lia Sophia announced Monday it will be closing its doors after 28 years in business. Read »

Dec 3, 2014
Automakers Expand Passenger Air Bag Recalls

Automakers Expand Passenger Air Bag Recalls

Subaru, Mitsubishi both have cars equipped with air bags made by Takata Corp. At least five people have been killed... Read »

Dec 2, 2014
Valerie Jarrett Shops Chicago Small Businesses

Valerie Jarrett Shops Chicago Small Businesses

Valerie Jarrett, the senior adviser to President Barack Obama, was in her home town on Small Business Saturday... Watch »

Nov 29, 2014
Local Shops Ready for Small Business Saturday

Local Shops Ready for Small Business Saturday

With the Black Friday frenzy coming to an end, small businesses are hoping to reign in on some of the holiday... Watch »

Nov 28, 2014
Website Lets Consumers Haggle on Pricing

Website Lets Consumers Haggle on Pricing

Most consumers hate haggling, and most brick and mortar stores don't even embrace it, but an online venture can make... Watch »

Nov 28, 2014
Businesses Giving Back for More Than the Holidays

Businesses Giving Back for More Than the Holidays

Thanksgiving is near, and for many businesses, that means thanking clients, partners, employees, a community and... Read »

Nov 25, 2014

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