Ahead of an energy rate hike at ComEd next month, a utility watchdog group said it’s seen a dramatic increase in complaints about some of the practices of several alternative electricity companies.
The Chicago-based company, which makes Hillshire Farm lunch meats, Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park franks, said Monday that it would buy Pinnacle Foods in a deal valued at $4.23 billion.
The drug store giant has been eyeing the old Post Office building west of the Loop, along the Eisenhower Expressway, according to a Crain’s Chicago Business article posted Thursday.
Jet Magazine, a staple in African-American homes for 63 years, is pulling the plug on print. The Chicago based publication is shifting to online-only.
ComEd customers will be getting socked with higher electric bills this summer.
Christy Webber Landscapes heard from about 75 people, on the phone and in person, who said they’re ready to work cutting grass and performing other tasks for the $9 an hour starting pay, but she’s taking a wait-and-see attitude to find out if any of those people pan out.
It looks like Hot Doug’s, the holy temple of hot dogs located in Avondale, is closing. Not to be hyperbolic, but this may be the worst news. Ever.
A local landscaper who refuses to hire undocumented workers said she has been having a hard time finding Americans willing to do the job on a day-to-day basis, so she’s resorted to sticking magnetic “Help Wanted” signs on her trucks.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at who’s been doing the hiring in Chicago.
If you work for a small business, would you want the state of Illinois involved with your retirement account?
Jewel-Osco is looking to hire 1,500 workers to run their planned five new stores this summer.
The City Council voted 36-10 to ban large chain stores from providing plastic bags to customers, starting next summer.
The City of Chicago is warning people to beware of a bogus flier that promises 10,000 summer jobs, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
One restaurant. Two years. Zero garbage.
The Chicago City Council’s Health and Environment Committee has given preliminary approval to a partial ban on retailers using those flimsy and ubiquitous plastic bags.
The amended ordinance would exempt all restaurants from the ban, as well as small independent retailers – stores which have a size of less than 10,000 square feet, and which are not part of a chain of three or more stores.
As most of the nation continues to slowly come back from high unemployment from the Great Recession, Illinois continues to struggle in its job recovery, according to data from the U.S. Bureau Of Labor Statistics.
What started as a hobby has turned into a 45-year-old business for a Gold Coast woman.
ComEd is asking for another rate hike, but the Citizens Utility Board says it will fight it every step of the way.
Its known for being too hot in the summer and too cold in the winter, but some gambling supporters have proposed to put a casino in the Thompson Center in downtown Chicago.
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)
Cats! Kittens! Kittehs! We got ‘em all.
Newsmaker Series: Steve Forbes
Various photos form the Wintrust Business Luncheon