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PHOTOS: See Southwest Airlines' New Look

PHOTOS: See Southwest Airlines' New Look

Southwest Airlines will put a new paint job on its planes, adding a splash of bright color as it enters middle... Watch »

Sep 8, 2014
Chick-fil-A Founder Truett Cathy Dies at 93

Chick-fil-A Founder Truett Cathy Dies at 93

S. Truett Cathy, who started a postwar diner in Atlanta that grew into the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, died at the... Read »

Sep 8, 2014
50 Protesters Detained in Minimum Wage Rallies

50 Protesters Detained in Minimum Wage Rallies

Demonstrations on the South Side of Chicago and in Cicero result in arrests. Watch »

Sep 4, 2014
Google Startup Partners With Abbott Labs Spinoff

Google Startup Partners With Abbott Labs Spinoff

The alliance calls for Google Inc. and AbbVie Inc. to each invest $250 million in venture developing new ways... Read »

Sep 3, 2014
Emanuel Signs Minimum Wage Executive Order

Emanuel Signs Minimum Wage Executive Order

Officials said it will apply to city contractors advertised after Oct. 1 and will affect about 1,000... Watch »

Sep 3, 2014
CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain, will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly... Read »

Sep 9, 2014
Garrett Popcorn Sued Over

Garrett Popcorn Sued Over "Chicago Mix"

Chicagoans who are fans of Garrett’s Popcorn won’t be calling one of the gourmet popcorn shop’s most popular... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Abercrombie Dropping Logo to Boost Brand

Abercrombie Dropping Logo to Boost Brand

The Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded, so the struggling teen retailer plans to strip... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
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. 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
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

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