<![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, 17 Apr 2014 22:35:46 -0500 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:35:46 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Group Urges Walgreens to Leave Illinois for Europe]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:28:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/walgreens+sign+edit.jpg
Walgreens is under pressure to move its Illinois-based headquarters out of the country.]]>
<![CDATA[United Airlines Ranks Third in Consumer Complaints]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:53:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/United-Continental-merger.jpg
The report from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund, released Thursday, ranked 13 major airlines in the United States by the number of complaints per 100,000 passengers.

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<![CDATA[IKEA Buying Illinois Wind-Energy Project]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:24:27 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/452348899.jpg
IKEA's U.S. subsidiary is buying a long-planned wind-energy project in eastern Illinois as part of the company's initiative to offset its power use with renewable energy generation.

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<![CDATA[Food Ordering Company GrubHub Soars in Debut]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 09:39:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/grubhub+screenshot.jpg
Wall Street appears to be in the mood for takeout.]]>
<![CDATA[Target 5: Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most]]> Tue, 08 May 2012 14:57:53 -0500
Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most]]>
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NBC Chicago's series at helping you better manage your money and keep more of it in your pocket.]]>
<![CDATA[Hot Dog Lovers Unite For Chicago Emoji]]> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:01:55 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/hot+dog+emoji.jpg
A manager at a local hot dog restaurant has started a national campaign for the hot dog emoji, and it's attracted some famous followers.

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<![CDATA[Groupon Launches Fund to Restore Swedish Water Tower]]> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:19:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Swedish_Museum_Tower.jpg
Chicago-based Groupon wants to see a symbol of Andersonville's identity restored.]]>
<![CDATA[Now Hiring: 350 Jobs Open At Bridgeport Mariano's]]> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:07:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Marianos_park-ridge.jpg
Mariano's is hosting a job fair to help fill the positions at the new location.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago-Based Calumet Photographic Shutters U.S. Stores]]> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:53:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/CES_Thursday_P8.jpg
A Chicago-based photography store has closed its doors and filed for Chapter 7 liquidation.

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<![CDATA[Bad News for Amazon Prime Members]]> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:52:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/amazon-453056767.jpg
If you've ever wanted to sign up for Amazon Prime, you have a week to do so before a big price hike takes effect. The cost of a standard "Prime" membership is set to set you back $99, up from $79.

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<![CDATA[Winter Delays Wendella River Tour & Taxi Boats]]> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:05:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/wendella-boats-ice.jpg
Wendella Cruises were expected to start operations on Friday, but the fleet is stuck in ice along the Calumet River.

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<![CDATA[U of C Tops Northwestern in Business Grad School Rankings ]]> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:19:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/university+of+chicago+getty.JPG
Two Illinois business schools swapped spots in this year's U.S. News & World Report ranking of best graduate schools in the country.]]>
<![CDATA[Boeing Shares Drop Amid Search for Missing Plane]]> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:45:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP201588954901.jpg
As of midday, shares of Boeing were down $3.24 to $125.31.

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<![CDATA[Gossip App Disabled After Chicago Schools Cite Bully Behavior]]> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:51:55 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/yik+yak.jpg
The anonymous Twitter-like social app Yik Yak sparked controversy when reports emerged that it was being used for bullying.]]>
<![CDATA[Jewel-Osco Buys 5 More Chicago-Area Dominick's Stores]]> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:50:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP985800088575.jpg
Jewel-Osco’s parent company is buying five more Dominick's locations in the Chicago area, the company announced Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Oscar Gift Bags Include Chicago Hair Transplants]]> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:38:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/academy79471262.jpg
A Chicago surgeon is gifting vouchers for his procedure to Oscars losers as part of their extravagant gift bags.

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<![CDATA[20-Foot "Trump" Letters To Be Hung on Trump Tower: Report]]> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:34:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Trump+Tower.JPG
Donald Trump apparently wants to see his name in lights over Chicago.]]>
<![CDATA[Oops, Groupon Adds One More to List of U.S. Presidents]]> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 13:13:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/alexander+hamilton2.jpg
The Chicago-based business misidentified Alexander Hamilton as a president for a President's Day weekend sale.]]>
<![CDATA[Whole Foods To Open in Old Dominick's Stores in 2015]]> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 14:06:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/whole_foods.JPG
It will be awhile before Whole Foods opens in the seven old Chicago area Dominick's stores it purchased.

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<![CDATA[Chicken-Lovers Camp Out in Storm for Free Chick-fil-A]]> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 12:03:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chick+camp+4.jpg
Some people's love of Chick-fil-A never ceases to amaze. Armed with tents, heaters and gadgets to pass the time, about 20 Chick-fil-A loyalists on Wednesday morning were outside a new location along Route 83 in...]]>
<![CDATA[Judge Denies Motion to Acquit TV Pitchman Trudeau]]> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 13:25:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/219*120/KEVIN_TRUDEAU-10-16.png
A jury convicted Kevin Trudeau on criminal contempt charges, but he filed a motion for acquittal, claiming the evidence had been insufficient.]]>
<![CDATA[Alderman: Allow Liquor Sales Earlier on Sunday]]> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:12:56 -0500 Alex Brown/flickr.com]]> http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/wine+bottles.jpg
With his eye on luring a new grocery store into her ward, Ald. Pat O'Connor (40th) has reportedly begun talking to colleagues about loosening up the city's restrictions on Sunday liquor sales.

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<![CDATA[West Dundee Target Store to Close]]> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 12:54:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/74250527.jpg
Store is among eight nationwide to close in May, company officials said.

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<![CDATA[Survive Chiberia? Brag With a Sweatshirt]]> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 12:28:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chiberia-sweatshirt.jpg
Bernie DiMeo, the founder of Rocco Shirts, offers this advice to small business: timeliness is everything.]]>
<![CDATA[Eddie Bauer to Close Mag Mile Store: Report]]> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:40:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chi-eddie-bauer.jpg
The reports, which cite unnamed sources, indicate employees at the store at 600 N. Michigan Ave. were told the shop will close on January 19.]]>
<![CDATA[Last Call For Many Chicago-Area Dominick's Stores]]> Sat, 28 Dec 2013 09:30:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/dominicks+1108-5.jpg
Get your Dominick's fix while you can. The grocery chain's 72 stores marked for closure will shut their doors for good on Saturday, leaving an estimated 6,000 workers without a job.

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<![CDATA[Stores Extend Hours, Offer Deals in Post-Christmas Push]]> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 13:29:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP841015189591%281%29.jpg
The holiday shopping season has already given us Black Friday, Super Saturday and Cyber Monday. This day after Christmas is known as Big Bargain Thursday as retailers around the nation offer great deals to lure...

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<![CDATA[Residents Host Goodbye Party For Dominick's Workers]]> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 20:01:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/dominicks+thank+you.jpg
Customers are finding it very hard to say goodbye to the workers at Dominick's.

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