<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Chicago Business News - Money, Financial & Corporate News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/business http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com en-us Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:15:28 -0500 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:15:28 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Airline Celebrates O'Hare Launch With $29 Airfare]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:32:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/tlmd_042914_frontier.jpg
Police in southeastern Indiana say they believe a man charged with murdering his 46-year-old girlfriend ate parts of her body.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Is Giving Away Free Coffee Every Morning for Two Weeks]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:14:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/McDonalds13.jpg
McDonald’s has reportedly filed a federal trademark registration for the term “McBrunch."

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Expands "Build-Your-Own-Burger" Test]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 21:18:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/179*120/mcdonalds+burger.jpg
Amid reports that younger generations are favoring fast-casual restaurants like Chipotle, McDonald’s is expanding its fast and casual way of ordering.

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Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most]]>
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<![CDATA[McDonald's Trademarks Term "McBrunch"]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:49:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/mcdonalds8.jpg
McDonald’s has reportedly filed a federal trademark registration for the term “McBrunch."

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<![CDATA[2 Chicago Writers Join List of World's Top-Earning Authors]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:55:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Gone-Girl-Ben-Affleck.011714_copy.jpg
Two Chicago writers have joined the ranks of Forbes' top-earning authors in the world.]]>
<![CDATA[50 Protesters Detained in Minimum Wage Rallies]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:49:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/McDonalds_arrests_9-4.jpg
Illinois governor is trying to live on $79 this week.]]>
<![CDATA[Emanuel Signs Minimum Wage Executive Order]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 21:52:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/rahm-minimum-wage.jpg
Officials said it will apply to city contractors advertised after Oct. 1 and will affect about 1,000 contracted employees.]]>
<![CDATA[Garrett Popcorn Sued Over "Chicago Mix"]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:14:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/246*120/garretts+edit.jpg
Chicagoans who are fans of Garrett’s Popcorn won’t be calling one of the gourmet popcorn shop’s most popular mixes the “Chicago Mix” anymore.]]>
<![CDATA[Market Basket Board OKs $1.5 Billion Sale to Ousted CEO]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:49:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Market+Basket.jpg
If something good could come out of the Boston Marathon bombing, James Costello and Krista D'Agostino seem to have found it. Sixteen months after the attack killed three people and injured more than...

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<![CDATA["Millennial" Market Not Lovin' McDonald's: Report]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:51:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/McDonalds-Blitz-Box.jpg
It looks like millennials aren’t munching on McDonald’s as much as they used to.

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<![CDATA["Millennial" Market Not Lovin' McDonald's: Report]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:02:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/McDonalds-Blitz-Box.jpg
It looks like millennials aren’t munching on McDonald’s as much as they used to.

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<![CDATA[Company Peddles Soda "Pot"]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:34:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/soda-pot.jpg
08/25/14: A bottler in Washington is using that state's new marijuana law to create a new category of THC treats. Reggie Aqui from NBC station KGW reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Spotlight: Grainger's Paul Miller]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:20:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Paul-Miller-Grainger.jpg
Grainger may be an 85-year-old company, but VP of eCommerce, Paul Miller, shows how the company manages to innovate in a digital world.]]>
<![CDATA[What the Workplace Could Look Like in 2022]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:20:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/employmentgeneric.jpg
The future of the workplace could look a lot more like 1984.

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<![CDATA[2013 Marathon Economic Impact Exceeded $250M]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:45:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chi+marathon+start.jpg
The 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon generated more than $253 million worth of economic activity for the area, race officials announced Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Ranks Second for Fast-Growing Businesses]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:36:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chicago+skyline+generic.jpg
Chicago companies snagged 95 spots on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies.]]>
<![CDATA[Hostess Closing Schiller Park Twinkie Plant, Again]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:43:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/hostess-twinkies-156458828.jpg
Hostess Brands announced Wednesday it has decided to close its Schiller Park bakery, less than two years after the location was set to close as the company entered bankruptcy.

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<![CDATA[United Airlines to Offer Uber Service on Mobile App]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:49:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/451565438.jpg
Looks like United Airlines is hopping aboard the Uber bandwagon.

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<![CDATA[Apple Could be Considering Mag Mile Move]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:38:27 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Apple_ipad-chicago-11-1.jpg
Apple Inc. could be plugging in at a new location on Michigan Avenue in the future.]]>
<![CDATA[Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:58:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/216*120/Steve+Ballmer+Clips+1.JPG
The sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is complete, NBA officials said Tuesday after months of legal battles involving long-time Clippers owner Donald Sterling and his wife. In a...]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's to Sell Packaged Coffee in Supermarkets: Report]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:42:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/216*120/050509+McCafe+Picture+p11.jpg
Taylor Swift is saying goodbye to country music, for now: The singer says she's releasing her first full-length pop album on Oct. 27.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's to Sell Packaged Coffee in Supermarkets]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:22:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/216*120/050509+McCafe+Picture+p11.jpg
McDonald's will reportedly begin selling packaged coffee at supermarkets across the nation.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside Defcon: What Happens at the Annual Hacker Convention]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:35:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*213/Defcon-poster-p1.jpg
Nearly 16,000 eager hackers of all ages showed up for Defcon 22 at the Rio Hotel. Some of the attendees include white hat hackers (good guys) and black hats (unscrupulous

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<![CDATA[Jewel-Osco Computers Hit by Hackers]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 22:46:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP985800088575.jpg
Hackers tried to snag credit card data from Jewel-Osco computers but there was no evidence as of Friday morning that any customer information was obtained, company officials said.

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<![CDATA[Yelp Opens Office in Merchandise Mart ]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:29:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Yelp+Generic+Screengrab.jpg
Yelp, the business review website, is opening an new office in Chicago and is expected to hire 300 employees.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Tops 2014 List of U.S. Meeting Destinations]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:16:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*160/104992627722171095108361814961537n.jpg
City's investments in infrastructure and hotel may not be primary factor in business choices, firm spokesman says after analyzing data.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Left Off List of Best U.S. Craft Breweries]]> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 12:19:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/187774436.jpg
Chicago takes pride in its craft beer scene. From pioneers like Goose Island to solid mainstays like Revolution Brewing and Half Acre Beer Company, not to mention regular additions from...

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<![CDATA[Restaurant Bans Kids]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:33:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/resto-bans-kids.jpg
7/30/14: A popular restaurant in Northern California has offended some parents when it posted a sign prohibiting strollers, high chairs, booster seats, loud kids, and crying

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<![CDATA[Shake Shack To Open Second Chicago Location in 2015]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:02:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/190*120/shake+shack+getty.jpg
New York City-based Shake Shack, as famous for its lines and web cam as its burgers and shakes, is adding a second Chicago location before opening the first.

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<![CDATA[Uniqlo To Open First Store in Chicago Next Fall]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:55:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/uniqlo+getty.jpg
Clothing store Uniqlo plans to open its first store in Chicago -- and the Midwest -- next fall.

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