<![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-usThu, 19 Jan 2017 00:52:54 -0600Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:52:54 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Chicago Officials Break Ground on $60M Shopping Development]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:36:20 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/avondale+groundbreaking.png
Work is getting started on a big project that could be a boost for a Chicago community -- a $60 million development that will bring more shopping and jobs to the Avondale area. Marion Brooks reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Madigan Sues Country's Largest Student Loan Company]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:36:16 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/student-loan-providers.jpg
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the nation's largest student loan company over allegations that the company “repeatedly” cheated borrowers, sending students into...

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<![CDATA[IHOP: Our Twitter Was Hacked]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:30:16 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ihop-deleted-tweet-new.jpg
IHOP said that sometime Sunday morning, the company’s Twitter account was hacked when a politically charged retweet appeared that caused some customers to pledge to never eat their golden fluffy pancakes again.
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<![CDATA[SD Companies Won't Move Chargers]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:23:55 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/176*120/Dean+Spanos+vs+Jacksonville.JPG
So the Chargers said they are going to move to Los Angeles. Now they actually have to MOVE to Los Angeles. Anyone who has ever moved before understands what an undertaking this is.
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<![CDATA[Adidas Rereleases 'OG' NMD Sneaker]]> Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:40:10 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AdidasNMDLine.jpg
It's well-known that New Yorkers are crazy for fashion. NYPD officers witnessed the chaos first hand as officers responded to calls for crowd control at Adidas' Fifth Avenue location Saturday morning. A line of
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<![CDATA[Yahoo CEO to Resign After Verizon Takeover, Company Says]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 02:19:55 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/YAHOO_AP_16254012507905.jpg
Yahoo Inc. announced Monday that CEO Marissa Mayer, one of the highest-profile women in the predominantly male tech world, will resign once the company's merger with Verizon Communications Inc.

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<![CDATA[Alibaba CEO Talks Jobs With Trump]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 13:14:41 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/trump-jack-ma.jpg
Jack Ma, the CEO of China-based tech giant Alibaba, met with President-elect Donald Trump in New York City Monday and vowed to focus on small businesses as the company plans its expansion to the U.S."Jack and...

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<![CDATA[Macy's to Close 65 Stores in 2017, Cut 10K Jobs]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 09:23:49 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/197*120/GettyImages-2025683.jpg
Macy's announced Wednesday it is shutting down 65 stores in 2017 and eliminating an estimated 10,000 jobs as it battles slowing sales and growing online competition.The closures are part of a previously...]]>
<![CDATA[Ford Cancels Mexico Plant, Will Reinvest in Michigan]]> Tue, 03 Jan 2017 11:27:01 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/FORD+THUMB.jpg
Ford announced the cancellation of a new $1.6 billion plant in Mexico and will instead reinvest in Michigan.

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<![CDATA[Maywood's Only Grocery Store to Close Permanently This Month]]> Thu, 15 Dec 2016 17:58:59 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ALDI+supermarket+sign.jpg
A Chicago suburb's only grocery store is slated to close on Christmas Eve, and city officials are pleading with the popular grocery store chain to keep it open.

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<![CDATA[CEOs of Tesla, Uber and Pepsi Join Trump's Business Council]]> Thu, 15 Dec 2016 05:30:41 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/elonmusk3.jpg
The real-life Iron Man has agreed to help Donald Trump.Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX joined the president-elect’s business council on Wednesday, NBC News reported. Two other CEOs, Travis Kalanick of Uber...

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<![CDATA[Hawaii's Last Sugar Mill Closes]]> Tue, 13 Dec 2016 13:48:24 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/TEST_SugarHarvest1213_MP4_1200x675_831916611858.jpg
Workers delivered the final truckload of cane to Hawaii's last remaining sugar mill Monday, bringing an era that helped define the state to a close. KHNL's Lisa Kubota reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Walmart Pulls 'Offensive' Mugs From Website]]> Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:07:59 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/walmart+sign+generic+2.jpg
Walmart has removed a mug from its website after numerous shoppers reported it as “appalling” and “offensive.”

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<![CDATA[NJ Clinical Lab Hack Exposes Personal Health Info of 34,000]]> Tue, 13 Dec 2016 06:34:47 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Quest+Diagnostics_21789268.jpg
Quest Diagnostics announced Monday that it is investigating an unauthorized third-party intrusion into an internet application on its network. In a statement released Monday, the company said the data accessed...]]>
<![CDATA[New Starbucks Reserve Opening In Wrigley Office Building]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:20:19 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Starbucks-Storefront.jpg
A new upscale Starbucks Reserve is set to open in the Wrigley Field office building complex next year.]]>
<![CDATA[Delta Latest Airline to Upgrade Its Snacks]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:14:05 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/delta-snacks.jpg
If it's true that an army travels on its stomach, will better snacks keep passengers loyal to one airline? Delta Air Lines is rolling out new free snacks for customers in the main cabin, including brand-name...

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<![CDATA[US Stock Indexes Close at Record Highs ]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:56:14 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-628522000.jpg
Major U.S. stock indexes are closing at record highs for the second day in a row, as a post-election rally continued following a key monetary policy announcement from the European Central Bank, CNBC...

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<![CDATA[Chicago-Area Stores Set to See New Shipments of Hatchimals]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:07:03 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/625154754-Hatchimals.jpg
One of the hottest toys of this holiday season is about to return to store shelves in the Chicago area just in time for the holidays.

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<![CDATA[New Suburban Krispy Kreme Gets Opening Date]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:01:17 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Krispy_Kreme-453817261+%281%29.jpg
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is making its return to Chicago.

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<![CDATA[Judge Rules in Favor of City in Chicago Food Truck Suit]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:18:42 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/cupcakes+for+courage.jpg
A Cook County judge on Monday ruled in favor of the city in a years-long lawsuit regarding two provisions of Chicago's food truck laws.]]>
<![CDATA[$2 Gets You a Free Wendy's Frosty With Each Visit in 2017]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 18:52:09 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-52821036.jpg
2017 just got a little sweeter.

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<![CDATA[Oil Tumbles Amid OPEC Uncertainty]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:30:47 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/gasolina-16.jpg
Stocks closed slightly higher on Tuesday, boosted by health-care companies like UnitedHealth Group, as investors digested falling oil prices ahead of a key OPEC meeting.The Dow Jones industrial average...

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<![CDATA[Portillo's Launches Yearlong Subscription Service]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:03:25 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/portillos5.png
For the first time ever, Portillo's will offer nationwide delivery of its famous chocolate cake.

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<![CDATA[Target Announces Plans to Open New Store in Chicago Area]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:50:38 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/target-store-sign.jpg
Target has announced plans to open a new store in the Chicago area next year.

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<![CDATA[The Drake Hotel's Iconic Cape Cod Room to Close]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:39:51 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/the+drake+sign.JPG
One of Chicago’s oldest restaurants is closing after more than 80 years.]]>
<![CDATA[Report Names Best Stores to Shop For Black Friday Deals]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 22:29:19 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/holiday+shopping.png
With holiday sales expected to top $650 billion this year, personal-finance website, WalletHub, released its report of the best stores to shop for Black Friday savings.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Unveils New Nutella Burger]]> Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:53:23 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/14991016_1017476491696071_2918818054348977766_o.jpg
McDonald's Italy has unveiled its newest burger. This time, however, the restaurant chain has gone meat-less.

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<![CDATA[Gibson's Made Most Money Among Independent Chicago Eateries]]> Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:43:50 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/BLT+Prime_Steak.jpg
Gibson's Bar & Steakhouse has again grossed more money than any independent restaurant in Chicago.]]>