<![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 Fri, 22 May 2015 12:58:15 -0500 Fri, 22 May 2015 12:58:15 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Mirabell Restaurant to Stay Open in Chicago]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 11:41:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/236*120/mirabell.jpg
A popular German restaurant in Chicago that announced it would close earlier this month after 38 years in business will now stay open after an overwhelming public response, the restaurant’s owner said.

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<![CDATA[Cannabis Munchies on Display at Marijuana Trade Show in Chicago]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 11:35:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cannabis+chocolate.jpg
Cannabis lemonade. Cannabis honey. Even cannabis krispie treats -- bottled, packaged and labeled like any other products.

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<![CDATA[Protesters Deliver Petition of Demands to McDonald's]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 12:23:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Fight-for-15---1.jpg
More than 1,000 “Fight for 15” protesters returned to McDonald's headquarters Thursday to rally for higher wages ahead of the company’s annual shareholder meeting.

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<![CDATA[Marijuana Trade Show Hits Chicago]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 18:34:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chi-marijuana-expo-1.jpg
The Marijuana Business Conference & Expo is billed as America's oldest and largest national tradeshow, and it's not open to the public. NBC Chicago's Phil Rogers offers a peek inside.]]>
<![CDATA[Target Hiring For New Suburban Location]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 13:05:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/74250546.jpg
Target will host a public job fair to add 200 team members to their new suburban store.

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Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most]]>
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<![CDATA[Chipotle's ShopHouse Coming to Chicago: Report]]> Tue, 19 May 2015 13:06:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/476810321.jpg
Chipotle’s Southeast-Asian fast-casual dining chain has made its way to Chicago.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Releases New Hamburglar Video]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 09:05:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/hamburglar-mcdonalds-today-150507-tease-split_d63e3575accfcacac791531fd3d1923b.today-inline-large.jpg
McDonald's infamous Hamburglar is back in action.
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<![CDATA[McDonald's to Expand All-Day Breakfast Test]]> Wed, 13 May 2015 18:54:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/MCDonalds-Breakfast-SanDiego.jpg
McDonald’s will reportedly expand its test of an all-day breakfast menu.]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Will No Longer Offer Full Menu at Drive-Through]]> Wed, 13 May 2015 09:30:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/178*120/56608152.jpg
You will no longer be able to peruse all of McDonald’s menu items when ordering at the drive-through.]]>
<![CDATA[2015's Best and Worst Cities to Start a Career: Report]]> Mon, 11 May 2015 11:36:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chicago+skyline+generic.jpg
Thousands of college graduates across the U.S. are preparing to start their careers post-graduation, but apparently, some cities are better than others when it comes to finding job success.]]>
<![CDATA[United Ranks Second in Baggage, Reservation Change Fees]]> Tue, 05 May 2015 16:54:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/United-Continental-merger.jpg
Airline bag and cancellation/change fee revenue in the U.S. hit a combined total of $6.5 billion in 2014.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Company Faces Backer Backlash]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 14:42:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/CST-01.jpg
A watch designed in Chicago and supported through crowdfunding remains a work in progress that has run out of cash.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Moves to Further Regulate Crane Operators]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 22:04:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/CHI-federated-crane.jpg
Chicago is in the midst of a construction boom, and now officials are turning their attention to the people who construct those buildings. NBC Chicago's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Sale Fail: Consumer Group Alleges Deceptive Pricing]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:45:55 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/shopping+sale.jpg
Checkbook.org accuses three major retailers of consistently posting "special" prices that rarely, or never, revert back to a higher price.]]>
<![CDATA[What Fonts You Should Use on Your Resume]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:10:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000012190919_1200x675_436963907904.jpg
New study reveals the fonts you should and shouldn't use on your resume.]]>
<![CDATA[Popular German Restaurant to Close in Chicago]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 06:48:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/236*120/mirabell.jpg
A popular German restaurant on Chicago’s Northwest Side has announced it will close after 38 years.

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<![CDATA[Chipotle Announces Delivery in Chicago]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:38:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/207*120/Chipotle+Sign.jpg
Chipotle fans rejoice! You can now get your chicken bowl delivered right to you.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Closes 350 Stores in First Quarter]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:35:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/179*120/1491410191.jpg
McDonald’s has closed 350 underperforming stores worldwide in the first quarter, including several in the United States, the company announced.

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<![CDATA[Kraft to Remove Synthetic Colors From Mac and Cheese]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 03:50:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kraft-alt-AP1102090112555.jpg
Northfield-based Kraft announced Monday that it will remove artificial preservatives or synthetic colors from its “Original Kraft Macaroni and Cheese” in the U.S. starting Jan. 2016.

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<![CDATA[Lilly Pulitzer Target Collection Sparks Shopping Frenzy]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:15:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/lilly+pulitzer+for+target.jpg
Lilly Pulitzer's highly anticipated Target collection debut led to disappointment for many shoppers. For many fans, the Sunday release was filled more with long lines, empty racks and website problems than...

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<![CDATA[McD's Gives Free Food to Those With Taco Bell Receipts]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:58:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/McDonalds13.jpg
Apparently, some McDonald’s restaurants are giving away free Egg McMuffins to customers who bring in a Taco Bell breakfast receipt before Friday.

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<![CDATA[Report: Best Places to Work in Chicago Area]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2015 15:00:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Generic+Happy+People.jpg
Three words: Unlimited vacation time.]]>
<![CDATA[6 Things College Seniors Should Do Before Graduation]]> Fri, 03 Apr 2015 09:17:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/graduation+generic+new.JPG
Summer is almost here and that means thousands of college seniors across the country will soon flood the job market in search of their first real job.]]>
<![CDATA[Pillsbury Doughboy Creator Dies at 89]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 15:38:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/doughboy.jpg
Rudolph R. Perz created the doughboy during the 1960s while working for the Leo Burnett advertising agency in Chicago.]]>
<![CDATA[Best and Worst April Fools' Jokes of 2015]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:18:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/youngprofessional-frustrated1.jpg
It is officially April 1, notoriously known as a time for bad jokes, pranks and fools. It's a day where truth and ridiculously annoying (and occasionally funny) fiction collide.

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<![CDATA[Starbucks to Introduce New "Cold Brew" at Chicago Locations]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:57:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/starbucks+cold+brew.jpg
Starbucks customers in Chicago will soon see a new drink popping up on menus in the area.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's to Test All-Day Breakfast ]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:02:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/mcdonalds+sign+new+1.jpg
Could you soon get an Egg McMuffin breakfast sandwich after 10:30 a.m.?]]>
<![CDATA[Frappuccino Turns 20, Starbucks Releases New Flavor]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:31:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Birthday_Cake_Frappuccino_%283%29.jpg
Starbucks’ popular frappuccino beverage has turned 20 and to honor the drink’s big birthday, the company has debuted a new specialty drink—the Birthday Cake Frappuccino.

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