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Illinois Unemployment Holds at 6 Percent

Illinois Unemployment Holds at 6 Percent

Illinois' unemployment rate held steady again in May as the state added temporary and government jobs but lost... Read »

Jun 18, 2015
McDonald's to Shrink in US For 1st Time in Decades

McDonald's to Shrink in US For 1st Time in Decades

The burger chain that put "supersize" into the American vernacular is slimming down: For the first time in... Read »

Jun 18, 2015
McDonald's Adds Limited-Time Offers to Chicago Menus

McDonald's Adds Limited-Time Offers to Chicago Menus

McDonald’s has reportedly added two limited-time offers to its Chicago menus. Watch »

Jun 12, 2015
Residents Want Bouncer at Booze-Infused Taco Bell

Residents Want Bouncer at Booze-Infused Taco Bell

A Crunchy Taco Supreme and a Corona may sound like a fine idea to many, but for others who live and work near an... Watch »

Jun 4, 2015
Chipotle Testing New Menu Item: Chorizo

Chipotle Testing New Menu Item: Chorizo

Chipotle Mexican Grill will reportedly test a new menu item at one of its markets—chorizo. Watch »

Jun 3, 2015
Lilly Pulitzer Store Coming to Chicago Suburb

Lilly Pulitzer Store Coming to Chicago Suburb

Lilly Pulitzer will reportedly open a new shop in Oakbrook Center mall. Read »

Jun 1, 2015
Dunkin' Donuts to Release Chips Ahoy Doughnut

Dunkin' Donuts to Release Chips Ahoy Doughnut

Dunkin' Donuts' newest creation is topped with cookie crumbles, and filled with business strategy. Watch »

May 29, 2015
McDonald's Details Changes to Improve Business

McDonald's Details Changes to Improve Business

McDonald's says it will stop reporting its monthly sales results as the company works to fix its struggling... Read »

May 27, 2015
Taco Bell, Pizza Hut to Boot Artificial Ingredients

Taco Bell, Pizza Hut to Boot Artificial Ingredients

Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they're getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food... Read »

May 26, 2015
Mirabell Restaurant to Stay Open in Chicago

Mirabell Restaurant to Stay Open in Chicago

A popular German restaurant in Chicago that announced it would close earlier this month after 38 years in business... Watch »

May 22, 2015
McDonald's CEO

McDonald's CEO "Proud" of Pay Hike

Hundreds of protesters turned out in Oak Brook, Illinois on Wednesday and Thursday before the company's meeting. Watch »

May 21, 2015
Cannabis Munchies on Display at Marijuana Trade Show in Chicago

Cannabis Munchies on Display at Marijuana Trade Show in Chicago

Cannabis lemonade. Cannabis honey. Even cannabis krispie treats -- bottled, packaged and labeled like any other... Watch »

May 21, 2015
Inc. Well

Inc. Well

A HOW-TO BLOG FOR CHICAGO BUSINESS Read »

May 21, 2015
Protesters Deliver Petition of Demands to McDonald's

Protesters Deliver Petition of Demands to McDonald's

More than 1,000 “Fight for 15” protesters returned to McDonald's headquarters Thursday to rally for higher wages... Watch »

May 21, 2015
Marijuana Trade Show Hits Chicago

Marijuana Trade Show Hits Chicago

The Marijuana Business Conference & Expo is billed as America's oldest and largest national tradeshow, and it's... Watch »

May 20, 2015
McDonald's Shuts Down Restaurant Amid Rally

McDonald's Shuts Down Restaurant Amid Rally

The start of the two-day demonstration comes ahead of the company's annual shareholder meeting on Thursday. Watch »

May 20, 2015
Target Hiring For New Suburban Location

Target Hiring For New Suburban Location

Target will host a public job fair to add 200 team members to their new suburban store. Read »

May 20, 2015
Electrolux Recalls Kenmore Elite Gas Ranges

Electrolux Recalls Kenmore Elite Gas Ranges

Electrolux is recalling a line of Kenmore gas ranges sold exclusively at Sears because of a potential fire hazard. Read »

May 20, 2015
Chipotle's ShopHouse Coming to Chicago: Report

Chipotle's ShopHouse Coming to Chicago: Report

Chipotle’s Southeast-Asian fast-casual dining chain has made its way to Chicago. Read »

May 19, 2015

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