Retailers Say Beverage Sales Down As Much As 47 Percent Due To Soda Tax“I have never, ever seen the outrage and anger that’s being displayed by our customers," said Tony's Fresh Market manager Frank Guiglio.
Toys 'R' Us Files For Bankruptcy, But Keeps Stores OpenToys 'R' Us, the toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and says its stores will remain open for business as usual.
Thrift Stores: Cheap, But Kind Of ChicPeople are not hitting resale shops solely for bargains, although that's certainly a factor. CBS 2's Marissa Bailey reports.
Mayor: "All Hands On Deck" To Woo 2nd Amazon HQ To Chicago AreaAmazon expects to hire as many as 50,000 people full-time to work at a new second headquarters over the course of several years.
JPMorgan Chase Investing $40M In Chicago NeighborhoodsBank officials said Thursday that poverty, racial and economic inequities, and a lack of opportunity are factors behind Chicago gun violence
From Chicago, With Love: The Emmy StatuesThe Chicago-made statues began their final journey Wednesday at O'Hare. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross was there.
Study Finds Chicago Top City People Moved Away From This SummerThe nation’s largest moving company said it has moved more people out of the Chicago area over the past 4 months than any other major city.
Sweetened Beverage Tax Opponents Call For Commissioners To RepealCook County Commissioner Richard Boykin has unveiled a 10-point plan to repeal the soft drink tax and make up for the lost revenue.
Latest Illinois Borrowing Has Upside, Watchdog SaysInterest on the latest loans to pay down bills is better than paying late-penalty fees, the leader of the Civic Federation says.
Measure Would Crack Down On Businesses That Buy Stolen Smart PhonesIt’s backed by Mayor Emanuel, whose teenaged son was mugged for a cellphone. WBBM's Craig Dellimore reports.
Hurricane Harvey Will Drive Up Gas Prices HereCBS 2's Lauren Victory explains the cascading market forces at work.
After The Bell: Stocks Mostly HigherThe S P 500 added 4, the NASDAQ gave back 5 and the Dow Jones industrial average closed up 30 points, settling to 21,813.