<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Chicago Business News - Money, Financial & Corporate News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/business http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.comen-usWed, 20 Sep 2017 04:47:37 -0500Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:47:37 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[T-Mobile, Sprint in Talks About a Merger: Sources]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:58:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-141770730.jpg
T-Mobile and Sprint are in active talks about a merger, though negotiators are still weeks away from finalizing a deal to unite the nation's No. 3 and No. 4 wireless carriers, people close to the situation told...

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<![CDATA[Two Equifax Executives Retire After Data Breach Disclosure]]> Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:55:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-844182436.jpg
Equifax said Friday that its top information and security executives were retiring, effective immediately, as the company reels from its disclosure last week that it suffered a data breach potentially affecting...

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<![CDATA[Target Announces New Brand With 'Fixer Upper' Stars]]> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:45:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_689363212205.jpg
As Target continues to release new brands in its stores this fall, the company may have just announced its biggest collection yet.

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<![CDATA[Apple Announces iPhone 8 and iPhone X]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:59:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/iphonex.jpg
Apple announced their new line of iPhones, which will ship later this year. The lineup includes iPhones 8, 8 Plus and the all-new iPhone X.]]>
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<![CDATA[Apple's New Flagship Storefront in Chicago Gets Opening Date]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:00:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/apple+1+thumb.JPG
Apple's highly-anticipated new flagship Chicago storefront finally has an opening day, officials announced Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Target Announces Price Cuts, Sending Shares Tumbling]]> Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:40:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/target+store+getty.jpg
Target shares dropped after the retailer posted a blog on Friday about lowering prices on thousands of items, CNBC reported.The price cuts will be on items including cereal, paper towels, baby formula, razors...

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<![CDATA[Equifax Execs Sold Stock Before Revealing Massive Breach]]> Thu, 07 Sep 2017 19:24:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Equifax-Generic.jpg
A data breach discovered in July may have affected as many as 143 million U.S. consumers, credit tracker Equifax said Thursday.And three of the company's executives sold nearly $2 million in Equifax shares days...

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<![CDATA[FB Sold Political Ads to Russian Company During Election]]> Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:39:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/FB-event-int.jpg
It is “likely” Russian political operatives spent $100,000 on Facebook ads with “divisive messages” between June 2015 and May 2017, the company said Wednesday.In a blog post on the issue and the company’s...

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<![CDATA[You Can Now Get Alcohol Delivered in One Hour in Chicago]]> Fri, 01 Sep 2017 12:17:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/white-wine-generic-186205780.jpg
Chicagoans can now get wine, beer and other alcohol delivered to their front door in one hour thanks to Amazon.

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<![CDATA[Trump Policies on Immigrants, Tariff Could Hurt Harvey Help]]> Thu, 31 Aug 2017 11:12:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/donaldtrumpalone_1200x675.jpg
During President Donald Trump's visit to hurricane ravaged Corpus Christie in Texas he pledged to provide immediate recovery assistance, "We are going to get you back and operating immediately," but economists...

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<![CDATA[Man Sues United Airlines Alleging Harassment Over His Name]]> Wed, 30 Aug 2017 13:05:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/united+airlines1.png
A Wisconsin man has filed a federal lawsuit against United Airlines alleging he was harassed by a reservation agent over his name.

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<![CDATA[Career Fair for Jobs at Chicago Airports Begins Wednesday]]> Wed, 30 Aug 2017 07:06:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Suspenden-vuelos-por-primera-nevada-en-Chicago-en-varios-meses.jpg
Want to work at an airport in the Chicago area? Now's your chance.

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<![CDATA[1st Replacement of Target's Famous Brands Launches Sunday]]> Fri, 25 Aug 2017 12:24:36 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/target+store+getty.jpg
Target lovers soon will have to say goodbye to two of the chain's famous brands.As part of a partial overhaul of its apparel, accessories and home departments, Target will phase out its well-known Merona...

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<![CDATA[Chicago Bars Not Showing NFL Games to Support Kaepernick]]> Fri, 25 Aug 2017 11:09:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/KaepernickFile.png
Some bars near Chicago's Soldier Field say they won't show NFL games until Colin Kaepernick is signed, joining many in the city and around the country in showing support for the jobless quarterback.

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<![CDATA[Amazon to Lower Some Prices at Whole Foods]]> Thu, 24 Aug 2017 15:14:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/amazon-whole-foods.jpg
Amazon announced Thursday that its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods will close on Monday, CNBC reported.As the two companies work to integrate their business, all customers will immediately see "lower...

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<![CDATA[Walmart Files Patent for Floating Warehouse ]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:40:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/walmart_722x406_2166097556.jpg
Walmart has applied for a U.S. patent for a warehouse in the sky, which could make deliveries to shoppers' homes with drones.CNBC reported that it could be the big-box retailer's latest move to take its...

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<![CDATA[Sneak Peek: Target's Newest Line Set for Big In-Store Reveal]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:10:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AND_statement_sleeves_1+thumb.jpg
The first of Target's newest affordable brands launching this summer and fall has already begun to hit some stores, but the big reveal is yet to come.

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<![CDATA[After Sales Scandal, Wells Fargo Announces Board Shakeup ]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:31:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WellsFargo11.jpg
Wells Fargo announced a board shakeup Tuesday, including the coming retirement of three directors, in a restructuring effort following the bank's consumer sales scandal, CNBC reported.Elizabeth "Betsy"...

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<![CDATA[Costco Must Pay $19 Million for Selling 'Tiffany' Rings]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:17:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Costco4.jpg
Costco has been ordered by a federal judge to pay Tiffany & Co. more than $19 million for selling diamond rings that were identified as “Tiffany.”In her ruling, Manhattan judge Laura Taylor Swain wrote...

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