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Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 at 08:32 AM CDT

Chipotle's Latest Freebie: Kids Eat Free on Sundays

Chipotle's Latest Freebie: Kids Eat Free on Sundays

Chipotle's latest burrito giveaway is for children. The company is offering free kid's meals on Sundays during the month of September, another attempt to lure back customers spooked by a series of food scares....

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 12:48 PM CDT

Popular Suburban Pizza Restaurant Plans New Chicago Location

Popular Suburban Pizza Restaurant Plans New Chicago Location

A popular northwest suburban pizza restaurant is eyeing its first Chicago location.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 03:55 PM CDT

GM Car's Ignition Switch Not to Blame in Fatal Crash: Jury

GM Car's Ignition Switch Not to Blame in Fatal Crash: Jury

A Texas jury on Thursday found that a General Motors Co. ignition switch was not to blame for a 2011 accident that killed one driver and injured another, handing the carmaker its third courtroom win this year in...

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 05:59 AM CDT

Google's Duo App Joins Crowded Field of Video Calling

Google's Duo App Joins Crowded Field of Video Calling

Google's video chatting app has arrived. The app, dubbed Duo, represents Google's response to other popular video calling options, including Apple's FaceTime, Microsoft's Skype and Facebook's Messenger...

Monday, Aug 15, 2016 at 10:49 AM CDT

Guests' Data May Have Been Hacked at Hotels

Guests' Data May Have Been Hacked at Hotels

Hyatt, Sheraton, Marriott and Westin hotels in 10 states and the District of Columbia may have been targeted by hackers for months. According to the hotel operator HEI Hotels & Resorts, malware put into place...

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 at 08:06 AM CDT

Macy's to Close 100 Stores Nationwide

Macy's to Close 100 Stores Nationwide

Macy's announced Thursday plans close approximately 100 of its department stores, the latest effort to adapt to shifting consumer shopping patterns and more online competition, CNBC reported. The 100 store...

Monday, Aug 8, 2016 at 09:41 AM CDT

Wal-Mart to Acquire Jet.com for $3.3B Cash, Stock

Wal-Mart to Acquire Jet.com for $3.3B Cash, Stock

Wal-Mart has agreed to buy fast-growing online retail newcomer Jet.com, which had launched with a splash a year ago when it announced its intention to challenge online leader Amazon. Wal-Mart is paying $3...

Monday, Aug 8, 2016 at 06:33 AM CDT

Amazon Japan Raided on Suspicion of Antitrust Practices

Amazon Japan Raided on Suspicion of Antitrust Practices

Japan's Fair Trade Commission has raided the offices of Amazon's local unit on suspicion of pressuring retailers to offer products at lower prices than on rival sites, the Nikkei business daily said on...

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 12:36 PM CDT

US, Canadian Officials Investigate Air Bag Death

US, Canadian Officials Investigate Air Bag Death

Investigators in the U.S. and Canada are looking into a crash in the Canadian province of Newfoundland in which a driver was killed by an exploding air bag inflator made by ARC Automotive Inc. of Knoxville,...

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 03:50 AM CDT

Trump Taj Mahal Casino Shutting Down

Trump Taj Mahal Casino Shutting Down

The Trump Taj Mahal casino will shut down after Labor Day, the victim of the longest strike in Atlantic City's 38-year casino era. The closure of the casino that was opened in 1990 by Republican presidential...

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