Minnesota-based General Mills announced Thursday it will be closing its West Chicago factory, due to economic issues.
If all the rain we’ve had so far this summer has made it difficult to keep up with mowing your lawn, there’s a new app that promises to help.
Buy anything in Cook County beginning next year and you’ll pay more.
The ongoing financial crisis in Greece has caused some sleepless nights for a Chicago businessman who’s worried about shortages of products imported to the U.S.
Stocks traded higher Tuesday as earnings season kicked into high gear and investors eyed encouraging developments overseas.
If you’re thinking about renting out your place downtown during Lollapalooza in a few weeks, there’s a couple things to consider first. Websites like Airbnb, Homeaway, and VRBO make putting your condo or home up for rent easy; but before you take the plunge as a temporary landlord, make sure you cover yourself.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look this latest marketing strategy that could be the start of anew summer trend.
You don’t need to wear a top hat and spats when you visit the Chicago area’s newest grocery store, but you might feel like you should.
Hundreds of jobs were up-for-grabs Thursday at a job fair in Aurora. Chicago Premium Outlets is expanding, with 50 new stores slated to open late next month.
CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley takes a closer look at what happened.
Stocks traded significantly lower Wednesday following a global stock market sell-off and a nearly four-hour halt of trading at the New York Stock Exchange.
The iconic Marina City complex on the north edge of the Chicago River could soon become an official city landmark, after preservationists lost a battle to save another building designed by the same architect.
Owner Jack Koretas says he’s reluctantly calling it quits. “I just hate to think of retiring,” he said. Koretas said he’s loved running his namesake diner, but at age 87, he’s ready to retire
Gas prices in the Chicago area are heading lower and this trend may continue.
Traders yelled and shoved and flashed hand signals, just as they did in the movie “Trading Places.” But now the computer — faster, cheaper and not nearly as noisy — has taken over.
A government probe into whether U.S. air carriers conspired to control industry growth as part of an effort to keep higher ticket prices weighed on shares of major U.S. airlines Wednesday.
Bowing to pressure from the Emanuel administration, community activists and environmental groups, one of the two remaining storage facilities for petroleum coke shut down Tuesday — and the last is on borrowed time.
Minimum wage earners in Chicago will begin seeing a bump in their paychecks this month.
Stocks closed sharply lower on Monday as the deepening Greek debt crisis rocked financial markets around the globe.
Jerry Roper, one of the biggest boosters of the city of Chicago and its business community as former head of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, has passed away.
WBBM’s Comcast Business Class Newsmakers Series had Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes talk about social media applications and technologies to a packed Navy Pier Grand Ballroom on October 27th. (credit: CBS/Steve Hardy)
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Newsmaker Series: Steve Forbes
Various photos form the Wintrust Business Luncheon