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Whole Foods Plans New Chain to Court Millennials

Whole Foods Plans New Chain to Court Millennials

Whole Foods is planning to open a new chain of stores that courts millennials with lower prices as it faces... Read »

May 6, 2015
Former MillerCoors VP Accused of Defrauding Company

Former MillerCoors VP Accused of Defrauding Company

Prosecutors say Dave Colletti worked with the seven others to submit false invoices that billed for fictitious... Read »

May 7, 2015
Netflix Wants Changes in AT&T-DirecTV Deal

Netflix Wants Changes in AT&T-DirecTV Deal

Internet video service Netflix is telling the Federal Communications Commission that it should reject AT&T's... Read »

May 6, 2015
United Ranks Second in Baggage, Reservation Change Fees

United Ranks Second in Baggage, Reservation Change Fees

Airline bag and cancellation/change fee revenue in the U.S. hit a combined total of $6.5 billion in 2014. Read »

May 5, 2015
Chicago Company Faces Backer Backlash

Chicago Company Faces Backer Backlash

A watch designed in Chicago and supported through crowdfunding remains a work in progress that has run out of... Watch »

May 4, 2015
McDonald's Reveals Turnaround Plan

McDonald's Reveals Turnaround Plan

McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook says he's stripping away layers of bureaucracy so the company can move faster to... Read »

May 4, 2015
Chicago Moves to Further Regulate Crane Operators

Chicago Moves to Further Regulate Crane Operators

Chicago is in the midst of a construction boom, and now officials are turning their attention to the people who... Watch »

May 1, 2015
Sale Fail: Consumer Group Alleges Deceptive Pricing

Sale Fail: Consumer Group Alleges Deceptive Pricing

Checkbook.org accuses three major retailers of consistently posting "special" prices that rarely, or... Watch »

Apr 30, 2015

"Vertiport" Aims to Fill Air Service Void

Vertiport president says there's a demand for delivering people, legal documents and medical supplies. Watch »

Apr 30, 2015
What Fonts You Should Use on Your Resume

What Fonts You Should Use on Your Resume

New study reveals the fonts you should and shouldn't use on your resume. Watch »

Apr 30, 2015
Popular German Restaurant to Close in Chicago

Popular German Restaurant to Close in Chicago

A popular German restaurant on Chicago’s Northwest Side has announced it will close after 38 years. Watch »

Apr 30, 2015
Fed Appears No Closer to Rate Hike

Fed Appears No Closer to Rate Hike

The Federal Reserve downgraded its assessment of the U.S. economy Wednesday after a winter in which growth nearly... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
Apple Surges on Blowout Earnings Report

Apple Surges on Blowout Earnings Report

Apple reported another huge quarter for earnings, powered mostly by iPhone sales, as the stock surged 1.2 percent in... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Harley-Davidson Announces Motorcycle Recall

Harley-Davidson Announces Motorcycle Recall

Recall covers certain Electra Glide, Ultra Limited, Police Electra Glide, Street Glide, Road Glide and Road King... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
5 Things McDonald's Can Do to Fix Business

5 Things McDonald's Can Do to Fix Business

When it comes to McDonald's, everyone seems to have an opinion about what the company needs to do differently. Read »

Apr 24, 2015
Chipotle Announces Delivery in Chicago

Chipotle Announces Delivery in Chicago

Chipotle fans rejoice! You can now get your chicken bowl delivered right to you. Read »

Apr 23, 2015
McDonald's Closes 350 Stores in First Quarter

McDonald's Closes 350 Stores in First Quarter

McDonald’s has closed 350 underperforming stores worldwide in the first quarter, including several in the United... Read »

Apr 23, 2015
Kraft to Remove Synthetic Colors From Mac and Cheese

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... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
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

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