Former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez said his Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm, is proud to work with UST Global in what’s called the “Step IT Up” program in Chicago.
Illinois State Police troopers were taking on the trucking industry, over a proposal to add 10 feet and nearly ten tons to trucks on the highways.
If you’re an entrepreneur with a great tech idea, 1871 is an ideal place to go to develop your idea into an invention, and the Chicago company has been so successful, it’s expanding its headquarters at the Merchandise Mart.
It’s the only vacant Dominick’s store left in Chicago, and now people who live nearby are taking matters into their own hands. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Regardless of what Mayor Rahm Emanuel or many other Chicagoans might think of the new TRUMP sign emblazoned on the side of the 96-story Trump International Hotel & Tower, it appears the sign is here to stay.
Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst at GasBuddy.com, said even he was surprised at how much gas prices jumped on Thursday, just in the time between when he went to work and when he got home.
Ford Motor Co. has admitted that it overstated fuel economy on several new models and will be writing checks to the owners to make up for the error.
As crews worked to install the final letter in the TRUMP sign on the Chicago River side of the skyscraper, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office confirmed they were looking at options that could force Trump to take it down, even though he already received city authorization to put it up.
Officials in southwest suburban Elwood have released police dashboard camera video of a semi-trailer truck going through a railroad crossing gate, to illustrate the village’s point that trucks are creating dangerous conditions as it fights a lawsuit by an intermodal facility.
The vision of Beau D’Arcy and his two partners calls for a floating vessel, 300-by-100 feet, almost twice the length of the Odyssey cruiseliner, about a mile offshore in Lake Michigan.
A pair of Lincoln Park Community Groups have filed suit to block plans for redevelopment of the six acre Children’s Memorial Hospital tract at Lincoln and Fullerton, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Tyson had been vying with rival poultry producer Pilgrim’s Pride for Hillshire, which wrapped up its bidding process Sunday. Tyson ended up raising its offer to $63 per share. It had previously offered $50 per share, after which Pilgrim’s Pride raised its bid to $55 per share.
Meade Electric Co. designs, installs and maintains electric, gas and telecommunications systems, WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has accused a company that stores huge piles of petroleum coke on the Calumet River of violating federal regulations to limit emissions of harmful black dust, after tracing clouds of the powdery substance to the company.
Restaurant owners in Chicago say the federal government needs to help stop the rising cost of food.
Takeover bids by Pilgrim’s Pride and Tyson Foods are being driven by the desirability of brand-name processed products like Jimmy Dean breakfast sandwiches.
An analyst says the so-called “fast-casual” restaurant market is increasingly competitive today. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
Two days after poultry producer Pilgrim’s Pride made a $5.58 billion bid for the maker of Ball Park hot dogs and Jimmy Dean sausages, Tyson Foods Co. barged in with a $6.2 billion offer.
A mom-and-pop hardware store that’s been around since the 1880s will soon be closing for good.
The poultry producer Pilgrim’s Pride is offering to acquire Chicago-based meat producer Hillshire Brands in a deal worth about $5.58 billion to create a “protein-focused company.”
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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Various photos form the Wintrust Business Luncheon