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Feb 24, 2015

Hot Doug's to Return to Chicago for One Day

Hot Doug's to Return to Chicago for One Day

It has been nearly five months since the beloved Hot Doug’s closed its doors for good, ending an encased meat era in Chicago, but it appears the famed hot dog stand will return for one day, and one day only.

Jan 3, 2015

McDonald's Campaign Attempts to Rekindle 'Lovin' '

McDonald's Campaign Attempts to Rekindle 'Lovin' '

As the world's biggest hamburger chain fights to hold onto customers, the company on Friday unveiled a new marketing strategy with ads it says will emphasize the "love" in its long-running "I'm Lovin' It"...

Aug 26, 2014
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By Rebecca Otis

Tips to Help Combat the Unsubscribe

Tips to Help Combat the Unsubscribe

A common marketer’s dilemma: How can I send prospects, customers, and clients email newsletters when I get so many I don’t know what to do with, much less read?

Aug 19, 2014
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By Alexandria Fisher

Mariano's Could Move Into Old Dominick's Site in Lakeview

Mariano's Could Move Into Old Dominick's Site in Lakeview

A Mariano’s may move into a Dominick’s store that burned down in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood nearly a decade ago.

Jun 18, 2014
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By Steve Robinson

How to Measure Impacts of Email and Social Media

How to Measure Impacts of Email and Social Media

Tracking results is an often-overlooked task, especially if you’re caught up in great campaign ideas. Yet without seeing the full picture, you may make false assumptions and inadvertently alienate your customers...

Jun 11, 2014
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By Alexandria Fisher

Company Aims to Predict the Future of Food Retail

Company Aims to Predict the Future of Food Retail

What does the future hold for food retailers and grocery stores? A San Francisco company set out to answer that very question and revealed their findings at the Food Marketing Institute Connect conference...

May 14, 2014
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By Alexandria Fisher

Mariano's to Build New Store in Bronzeville

Mariano's to Build New Store in Bronzeville

A new Mariano's Fresh Market is coming to Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood.

Apr 24, 2014
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By Andy Crestodina

3 Key Skills for Digital Marketing Job Seekers

3 Key Skills for Digital Marketing Job Seekers

If you’ve thought of joining the digital marketing field, you’re one of many. There are a ton of people looking to break into this field everyday. Competition is high. So your resume needs to say more than...

Apr 4, 2014
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By Joseph Pisani

Food Ordering Company GrubHub Soars in Debut

Food Ordering Company GrubHub Soars in Debut

Wall Street appears to be in the mood for takeout.

Mar 13, 2014
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By Steve Robinson

The Downside of Social Media Success

The Downside of Social Media Success

Believe it or not, there is a dark side to acquiring a mass of fans, friends and followers on social media. To keep you out of the dark, here are three of the biggest traps of social media success and how...

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