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Dove Pulls Plug on

Dove Pulls Plug on "Armpit of America" Billboard in NJ

Dove is learning the hard way that New Jersey residents don't appreciate being referred to as "The Armpit... Watch »

Mar 5, 2014
GrubHub Orders Up an IPO

GrubHub Orders Up an IPO

Online delivery company GrubHub plans to raise up to $100 million through an initial public offering. Read »

Feb 28, 2014
TV Pitchman's Possessions to be Auctioned

TV Pitchman's Possessions to be Auctioned

Even in prison, convicted fraudster and TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau has something to sell. Read »

Feb 28, 2014
Oscar Gift Bags Include Chicago Hair Transplants

Oscar Gift Bags Include Chicago Hair Transplants

A Chicago surgeon is gifting vouchers for his procedure to Oscars losers as part of their extravagant gift bags. Read »

Feb 27, 2014
McDonald's Eyes Extending Breakfast Hours

McDonald's Eyes Extending Breakfast Hours

Fans of the Egg McMuffin and Sausage Biscuit have long wanted the option to get breakfast at McDonald's after 10:30... Read »

Feb 24, 2014
20-Foot

20-Foot "Trump" Letters To Be Hung on Trump Tower: Report

Donald Trump apparently wants to see his name in lights over Chicago. Read »

Feb 21, 2014
Oops, Groupon Adds One More to List of U.S. Presidents

Oops, Groupon Adds One More to List of U.S. Presidents

The Chicago-based business misidentified Alexander Hamilton as a president for a President's Day weekend sale. Read »

Feb 17, 2014
Whole Foods To Open in Old Dominick's Stores in 2015

Whole Foods To Open in Old Dominick's Stores in 2015

It will be awhile before Whole Foods opens in the seven old Chicago area Dominick's stores it purchased. Watch »

Feb 17, 2014
Deere Laying Off 120 in East Moline

Deere Laying Off 120 in East Moline

Deere & Co. says it will lay off about 120 workers at its combine plant in East Moline on March 31. Read »

Feb 13, 2014
Comcast to Buy Time Warner Cable: CNBC Sources

Comcast to Buy Time Warner Cable: CNBC Sources

Comcast is getting ready to buy Time Warner Cable in an all-stock deal worth $159 per Time Warner Cable... Read »

Feb 12, 2014
Chicken-Lovers Camp Out in Storm for Free Chick-fil-A

Chicken-Lovers Camp Out in Storm for Free Chick-fil-A

Some people's love of Chick-fil-A never ceases to amaze. Armed with tents, heaters and gadgets to pass the... Read »

Feb 5, 2014
United Airlines Drops Cleveland as Hub Airport

United Airlines Drops Cleveland as Hub Airport

The company's CEO Jeff Smisek announced in a letter to employees that the airline will no longer use Cleveland... Read »

Feb 3, 2014
Couple Sues Michaels Over Latest Data Breach

Couple Sues Michaels Over Latest Data Breach

An Illinois couple on Wednesday filed a class action lawsuit against the Michaels craft store chain, alleging... Read »

Jan 30, 2014
Target Says Hackers Stole Credentials From Vendor

Target Says Hackers Stole Credentials From Vendor

Target said Wednesday that the cyber criminals who breached its system used credentials they stole from one of... Read »

Jan 29, 2014
Judge Denies Motion to Acquit TV Pitchman Trudeau

Judge Denies Motion to Acquit TV Pitchman Trudeau

A jury convicted Kevin Trudeau on criminal contempt charges, but he filed a motion for acquittal, claiming... Read »

Jan 29, 2014
Sales, Discounts Soar on Big TVs Before Super Bowl

Sales, Discounts Soar on Big TVs Before Super Bowl

A survey by FatWallet.com shows 30-percent of Americans are planning to buy a new television this year, and a third... Watch »

Jan 27, 2014
Shopping Shutdown: Retail to See More Store Closings

Shopping Shutdown: Retail to See More Store Closings

Experts say that retail is entering a new era, one that will be characterized by far fewer shops and... Read »

Jan 23, 2014
Most Minicars Fail New Frontal Crash Test

Most Minicars Fail New Frontal Crash Test

Out of the 11 new minicars examined by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 10 failed the trade... Read »

Jan 22, 2014
Wedding Insurance Expands as Nuptials Get Pricier

Wedding Insurance Expands as Nuptials Get Pricier

Worried about the groom getting cold feet? There's an insurance policy for that. With the cost of the... Read »

Jan 21, 2014
IRS Customer Service Lacking: Report

IRS Customer Service Lacking: Report

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) answered a smaller share of taxpayer calls and kept taxpayers on hold longer last... Read »

Jan 20, 2014
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