<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Chicago Business News - Money, Financial & Corporate News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/business http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com en-us Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:14:36 -0500 Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:14:36 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Uniqlo to Open Flagship Store in Chicago in Fall]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:46:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/uniqlo+manhattan.jpg
The Japanese retail store Uniqlo is set to open its flagship store — and second largest store — in Chicago this fall.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's, Tyson Cut Ties With Farm After Undercover Video]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:44:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/167*120/51122973.jpg
McDonald's and the fast food chain's supplier Tyson Foods have cut ties with a Tennessee chicken farm after an animal rights group released what it claims is undercover footage of mistreated chickens. ]]>
<![CDATA[New Streeterville Target Could Be Equipped With a Bar]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 04:52:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/target+express.jpg
A new Target store set to open in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood is on track to become the first ever Target store to service alcohol to customers.

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<![CDATA[Conn. Governor in Talks With GE]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 03:07:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GEPIC8252015.jpg
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy revealed this week that his administration has been in close talks with GE to try to keep the company and its 800 employees in Connecticut. GE has operated its world base...

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<![CDATA[Starbucks CEO Asks Employees to be 'Sensitive']]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:41:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP434850230768.jpg
After a turbulent day of trading at the stock markets, the CEO of Starbucks told all employees of the global coffee chain to do their part in calming nerves caused by the chaos.

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<![CDATA[Target to Test New Cafes in 14 Stores]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 08:54:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/target-store-sign.jpg
Target customers will soon have new dining options at some stores.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Expert to Investors: 'Don't Panic']]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 05:35:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/topNews-AP_320394854692.jpg
Monday’s manic stock market day was unsettling news for investors around the world, and in Chicago, but some experts say it’s not time to panic-- yet.

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Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most]]>
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<![CDATA[Chipotle to Hire Thousands of Employees in One Day]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 19:57:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/207*120/Chipotle+Sign.jpg
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. plans to hire thousands of employees in one day during an event scheduled to take place at restaurants across the country next month.

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<![CDATA[Huggies Investigating Claims of Glass Found in Baby Wipes]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 15:44:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_470676170697.jpg
Huggies is investigating after a video made by a mother in Guam purporting to show fiberglass in its baby wipes was posted online. "We are aware of the situation with a mom who posted videos of what...

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<![CDATA[Dow Falls More Than 500 Points]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 15:08:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-487480511.jpg
The Dow fell more than 500 points Friday, plunging for a second straight day and hitting a 10 percent decline from its all-time high — the definition of a market correction. Investors continue to worry that a...

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<![CDATA[Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte Debuts Later This Year]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:58:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/pumpkinspice.JPG
After much hype surrounding Starbucks’ new pumpkin spice latte recipe, it appears fans of the beloved fall drink will need to wait a little longer to place their orders.

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<![CDATA[How Subway Will Erase Jared Fogle From Its Brand]]> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:54:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/fogle-subway-AP_92272235523.jpg
The company that once benefited from Jared Fogle's weight loss story will now need to figure out how to erase him from the brand completely. Fogle pleaded guilty to allegations that he paid for sex acts...

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<![CDATA[Walgreens to Lay Off 270 Corporate Workers in Chicago]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 06:11:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/walgreens+sign+edit.jpg
Walgreens reportedly plans to lay off 270 Chicago employees as part of a plan to eliminate 370 positions from its corporate support offices.]]>
<![CDATA[Toby Keith's Bar Says it Paid Taxes, Wants to Stay in Rosemont]]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 12:05:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP483260167176.jpg
The management of Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill has responded to an eviction suit from the village of Rosemont, saying the restaurant paid taxes and and wants to stay in Rosemont.

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<![CDATA[Cookie Store Offers Last Chance for Maurice Lenell Cookies]]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 06:08:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*128/313_Swirl_-no_box.JPG
Fans of Maurice Lenell cookies may want to stock up while they can.

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<![CDATA[Motorola Mobility Cutting 500 Jobs in Chicago]]> Thu, 13 Aug 2015 17:04:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/smartphones1.jpg
Motorola Mobility has announced plans to cut 25 percent of its 2,000 Chicago employees, a spokesman for the company said Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Tinder CEO Leaves After Five Months]]> Thu, 13 Aug 2015 12:09:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/140411-tinder-dating-app-mn-1310_6f284758e68894d5f153e1d324a00965.nbcnews-fp-1360-600.jpg
Tinder's latest CEO Christopher Payne just didn't match with the company. Payne is leaving the position after just five months on the job. Taking over will be Tinder co-founder and current president Sean...]]>
<![CDATA[400 Youths to Be Hired at Chicago Job Fair Thursday]]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 04:30:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP584464016824.jpg
More than 400 young employees are expected to be hired at a job fair at Chicago’s McCormick Place Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Report: McDonald's to Begin Table Service]]> Sat, 08 Aug 2015 15:37:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/mcdonald%27s+worker+getty.jpg
McDonald's customers will soon have the luxury of being waited on at the fast food restaurant as the company continues its image makeover.

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<![CDATA[Target to Rename State Street Store as 'Target']]> Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:17:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/loop+target+new+chicago.jpg
State Street’s CityTarget store is about to become… a Target.]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Asks Fans to Build "Ultimate Chicagoland Burger"]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:05:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*129/Mcdonalds+fries.jpg
McDonald’s has asked for Chicagoans to help create “the ultimate Chicagoland burger.”

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<![CDATA[Cannabis Conference Returns to Navy Pier]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:20:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/732453081.jpg
A cannabis conference will return to Navy Pier this weekend.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Could Soon Offer All-Day Breakfast Nationwide]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:03:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/4707047541.jpg
McDonald’s could soon dish out all-day breakfast nationwide.

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<![CDATA[Amazon Offers One-Hour Delivery to Prime Members in Chicago]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:53:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_252663736_amazon_prime_day_rebajas_ofertas_black_friday.jpg
Amazon has expanded its Prime Now service to Chicago, allowing for Prime members to receive one-hour delivery on thousands of items.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Brew Among Nation's 13 Best Craft Beers: Report]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 10:11:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/goose-island-pale-ale.jpg
A Chicago brew has been named on a list of the best craft beers in America.

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<![CDATA[Dunkin' Donuts to Test New Hot Teas in Chicago]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 08:18:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DD+Premium+Hot+Tea+Packaging+Lineup+resize.jpg
Dunkin’ Donuts will soon test a new product in the Chicago market: premium teas.

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<![CDATA[Starbucks to Open New Concept Store in Englewood]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 06:18:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP584464016824.jpg
First Whole Foods, now Starbucks -- Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood will soon see another major business development.

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<![CDATA[Student Loan Rates Drop, But For How Long?]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 13:29:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/CN12T07072015_1200x675_479329347941.jpg
More than 1.2 trillion dollars in student loans are taken out by more than 40 million consumers, with an average balance of about 29 thousand dollars. Last week, the interest rate on those federal loans dropped...]]>
<![CDATA[What You Could be Doing to Keep Yourself From a Promotion]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:08:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/87552094.jpg
Do you find yourself questioning why you haven't gotten a promotion lately? A recent study from CareerBuilder sheds light on the physical and behavioral factors that can hurt your chances at getting a raise.

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<![CDATA[Chicago 'Cloud Tax' Adds Cost to Streaming Services]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:51:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Netflix-Logo.jpg
Chicagoans paying to stream movies, TV shows and music from sites like Netflix or Spotify will now be charged a so-called “Cloud tax” to use the services.

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<![CDATA[Minimum Wage Increase Takes Effect in Chicago]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:58:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/minimum-wage-cash.jpg
Minimum wage employees in Chicago will begin earning $10 an hour Wednesday as the first part of an incremental minimum wage increase takes effect in the city.]]>
<![CDATA[What's Going on in Greece? And How It Affects You]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:59:55 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/NC_lv50tweb_1500x845.jpg
Monday's stock slide has investors nervously awaiting Tuesday's opening bell amid the Greek Crisis and an emerging crisis in Puerto Rico.]]>
<![CDATA[Mariano's Opens Largest Store Yet in Chicago Area]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:39:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/mariano%27s+glenview+west.jpg
Mariano’s will open its largest store to date in the Chicago area Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's to Supersize Quarter Pounders: Report]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 08:14:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/McDonald%27s+Quarter+Pounder+with+Cheese.jpg
McDonald’s is reportedly beefing up its quarter pounder—literally.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Debuts New Pork Sandwich]]> Sat, 27 Jun 2015 19:51:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/happy+meal+new.jpg
McDonald’s has a new pork item on its menu.

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