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Thursday, Mar 8, 2018 at 03:15 PM CST

11 Nations Sign Pacific Trade Pact as US Plans Tariffs

11 Nations Sign Pacific Trade Pact as US Plans Tariffs

Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries signed a sweeping free trade agreement Thursday to streamline trade and slash tariffs on the same day that President Donald Trump was expected to formalize new...

Thursday, Mar 8, 2018 at 10:07 AM CST

Ikea's Milwaukee-Area Store Gets Opening Date

Ikea's Milwaukee-Area Store Gets Opening Date

While opening day plans and promotions are still forthcoming, Ikea noted in a statement that customers can begin lining up at 5 a.m. that day.

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 at 02:15 PM CST

AT&T to Create Hundreds of Jobs With New NW Side Call Center

AT&T to Create Hundreds of Jobs With New NW Side Call Center

AT&T launched a new call center, which is planned to employ 500 people by the end of the year, in Chicago's Horner Park neighborhood.

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 at 12:26 PM CST

Amazon Offering Medicaid Recipients a Prime Discount

Amazon Offering Medicaid Recipients a Prime Discount

Amazon has taken another step to woo low-income shoppers to its site and away from rival Walmart. The online retailer opened up its $5.99-a-month discounted Prime membership to people on Medicaid Wednesday,...

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 at 11:28 AM CST

OpenTable Employee Fired Over Fake Reservations in Chicago

OpenTable Employee Fired Over Fake Reservations in Chicago

An OpenTable employee has been fired after making hundreds of fake reservations at dozens of Chicago restaurants while using a rival company’s platform.

Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018 at 10:15 PM CST

Target Increases Minimum Hourly Pay Once Again

Target Increases Minimum Hourly Pay Once Again

Target is increasing the minimum hourly pay to $12 starting this spring, the second increase in a matter of months, while accelerating its reinvention plan to make the discounter more competitive in the age...

Friday, Mar 2, 2018 at 03:54 PM CST

3 Things Millennials Can Teach About Asking For a Raise

3 Things Millennials Can Teach About Asking For a Raise

Millennials are taking the old adage "ask and you shall receive" to heart when it comes to workplace pay, and older generations should take a hint from the willingness of Generation Y to step up. One earning...

Friday, Mar 2, 2018 at 10:03 PM CST

World Leaders Push Back Against Trump's Trade War Threat

World Leaders Push Back Against Trump's Trade War Threat

President Donald Trump's plan to slap taxes on steel and aluminum imports was branded Friday as "absolutely unacceptable" by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, the United States' biggest foreign source of...

Friday, Mar 2, 2018 at 10:55 AM CST

Delta CEO Insists 'We Are Not Taking Sides' in US Gun Debate

Delta CEO Insists 'We Are Not Taking Sides' in US Gun Debate

After Delta Air Lines withstood swift political retribution in its home state of Georgia for cutting ties with the National Rifle Association, the airline's chief executive insisted Friday "we are not taking...

Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 at 06:26 PM CST

McDonald's Reunites With Disney on Happy Meals

McDonald's Reunites With Disney on Happy Meals

More than a decade after severing ties with the fast food chain, Disney is re-partnering with McDonald’s with plans to bring Disney-brand toys back to children’s Happy Meals. The two brands originally parted...

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