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Monday, May 4, 2015 at 02:42 PM CDT

Chicago Company Faces Backer Backlash

Chicago Company Faces Backer Backlash

A watch designed in Chicago and supported through crowdfunding remains a work in progress that has run out of cash.

Monday, May 4, 2015 at 10:58 AM CDT

McDonald's Reveals Turnaround Plan

McDonald's Reveals Turnaround Plan

McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook says he's stripping away layers of bureaucracy so the company can move faster to keep up with changing tastes.

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 at 03:45 PM CDT

Sale Fail: Consumer Group Alleges Deceptive Pricing

Sale Fail: Consumer Group Alleges Deceptive Pricing

Checkbook.org accuses three major retailers of consistently posting "special" prices that rarely, or never, revert back to a higher price.

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 at 04:59 PM CDT

"Vertiport" Aims to Fill Air Service Void

"Vertiport" Aims to Fill Air Service Void

Vertiport president says there's a demand for delivering people, legal documents and medical supplies.

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 at 11:10 AM CDT

What Fonts You Should Use on Your Resume

What Fonts You Should Use on Your Resume

New study reveals the fonts you should and shouldn't use on your resume.

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 at 10:23 AM CDT

Amazon Warehouse to Open in Goose Island

Amazon Warehouse to Open in Goose Island

Amazon users in Chicago can soon expect faster delivery service as the company announced the opening of its first Chicago warehouse on Goose Island.

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 at 06:48 AM CDT

Popular German Restaurant to Close in Chicago

Popular German Restaurant to Close in Chicago

A popular German restaurant on Chicago’s Northwest Side has announced it will close after 38 years.

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 at 01:38 PM CDT

Popular Brazilian Steakhouse Closes

Popular Brazilian Steakhouse Closes

A popular Brazilian steakhouse in River North closed abruptly Tuesday following charges that the owners did not fairly pay their employees.

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 at 09:48 AM CDT

7 Menu Items Don’t Make Cut in New McDonald’s Menu

7 Menu Items Don’t Make Cut in New McDonald’s Menu

The fast-food giant has dropped several items with more changes to be expected.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015 at 01:06 PM CDT

Rent The Runway to Debut Chicago Storefront

Rent The Runway to Debut Chicago Storefront

Rent the Runway will open the doors to a Gold Coast storefront Thursday, making Chicago the third city to host a freestanding store from the popular online retailer.

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