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Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015 at 06:17 PM CST

'Make Our Wages Supersize': Group Marches in Chicago in Fight for 15 Protest

'Make Our Wages Supersize': Group Marches in Chicago in Fight for 15 Protest

More than a hundred fast food workers and their supporters protested in Chicago Tuesday to call for a national minimum wage of $15 an hour along with the right to unionize.

Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015 at 03:05 PM CST

McDonald's to Offer Mozzarella Sticks Nationwide Next Year

McDonald's to Offer Mozzarella Sticks Nationwide Next Year

McDonald’s plans to add a new snack item to menus across the country next year.

Saturday, Nov 7, 2015 at 05:46 PM CST

SC Johnson to Move 175 Jobs to Chicago

SC Johnson to Move 175 Jobs to Chicago

S.C. Johnson and Son Incorporated announced it will invest $50 million to $80 million in its global headquarters in Racine and move 175 jobs to Chicago within the next year or two.

Saturday, Nov 7, 2015 at 03:26 PM CST

Tesla Eyeing Showroom on Michigan Avenue

Tesla Eyeing Showroom on Michigan Avenue

The Magnificent Mile may become a little more magnificent in coming months, as luxury car maker Tesla Motors is in talks to lease a two-level showroom in the Park Hyatt Chicago.

Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015 at 02:10 PM CST

Kraft Heinz to Move Oscar Mayer HQ to Chicago

Kraft Heinz to Move Oscar Mayer HQ to Chicago

Kraft Heinz announced Wednesday it will move the headquarters for Oscar Mayer to Chicago in 2016.

Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015 at 01:48 PM CST

Target Closing 13 Stores Nationwide, Citing Falling Profits

Target Closing 13 Stores Nationwide, Citing Falling Profits

Target plans to close 13 stores nationwide in 2016, including several in the Midwest.

Friday, Oct 30, 2015 at 05:35 PM CDT

Wiener's Circle Dresses for Halloween

Wiener's Circle Dresses for Halloween

Wiener Circle – the hot dog stand known for its sassy staffers – decided to convert its store into a McDowell's, just like the fictional restaurant in the 1988 film "Coming to America."

Friday, Oct 30, 2015 at 12:54 PM CDT

Peet's Coffee & Tea Buys Intelligentsia Coffee

Peet's Coffee & Tea Buys Intelligentsia Coffee

Peet’s Coffee and Tea on Friday announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Chicago-based Intelligentsia Coffee.

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015 at 04:30 PM CDT

Date Set for Opening of New Suburban Portillo's Restaurant

Date Set for Opening of New Suburban Portillo's Restaurant

The date for the opening of the Portillo’s restaurant in Gurnee has been set. Fans can visit the new location in Gurnee Mills Circle at 6102 W. Grand Avenue on November 10th at 10:30 a.m.

Thursday, Oct 22, 2015 at 05:30 PM CDT

Hot Dog Emoji Now Available on Apple Devices

Hot Dog Emoji Now Available on Apple Devices

The hot dog emoji is now available with Apple’s latest update to allow Mac and iPhone users to express their love for the beloved food.

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