Edsal, a Chicago-based industrial furniture manufacturing company, has announced plans to open a facility Gary, bringing 300 much-needed jobs to the struggling town in northwest Indiana.
It’s unusual for three utilities and the Citizens Utility Board to come together for a single news conference, but they did just that Friday to try to prevent customers from being scammed.
A group of suburban business owners on Tuesday said Gov. Bruce Rauner is mostly hitting the right notes as he tries to move the state’s economy forward.
During a 23-minute video message posted online Monday, Easterbrook said the company’s structure is too “cumbersome” and that it can no longer afford its “legacy structure.”
A group of private investors has opened a commercial helicopter facility near the Illinois Medical District, offering air service to the edge of downtown for the first time in more than 12 years.
Despite objections from many local property owners and residents, the city of Chicago is considering landmark status for the Fulton-Randolph Market District along the west bank of the Chicago River.
Northwestern University School of Law has launched a new program to ease the burden of student debt for graduates who can’t afford to pay off their loans.
CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports this is going to be a post card for the city with all the media coverage from here and will have a ripple effect for Chicago businesses.
The ad featuring the line “that old car is worth money” has been running since 1985, but soon will be replaced by eight new commercials submitted to Victory Auto Wreckers’ competition on YouTube.
This is the last year that the original version of Kraft Mac & Cheese sold in the U.S. will contain artificial preservatives or synthetic colors. In January, Kraft says its macaroni and cheese will be colored using paprika, annatto and turmeric.
A series of protests across the country was planned for Wednesday, as activists planned their biggest push yet for a $15-an-hour minimum wage.
Businesses go head-to-head all the time, and many of them will soon begin competing to see which can raise the most charity dollars and provide charity volunteer time from among their employees.
Walgreens will shutter about 200 U.S. stores as part of an expanded cost reduction push, but the nation’s largest drugstore chain has no plans to shrink in the wake of its combination with European health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots.
Approximately 90,000 McDonald’s employees working at company-owned stores will start getting slightly larger paychecks this summer, and will even receive paid vacation, as the fast food chain seeks to attract more reliable workers.
The Oak Brook, Illinois-based company says it expects the new “Artisan Grilled Chicken” to be in its more than 14,300 U.S. stores by the end of next week, in products including a new sandwich, as well as existing sandwiches, wraps and salads.
The Oak Brook-based company said in a statement that the test is in response to customers who have said they’d like to eat breakfast foods outside the typical morning hours that they are served.
A south suburban farm that is a major supplier of spinach to Jewel grocery stores has told employees it is shutting down after more than 90 years in business.
H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Northfield-based Kraft Foods, creating one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with annual revenue in excess of $28 billion.
He instructed his staff to “cover our asses.” But multimillionaire hospital owner Ed Novak’s behind was left nude and blowing in the breeze Thursday when he was convicted of masterminding a massive kickback scam.
If you’ve filled your tank in the past couple days, you’ve probably noticed a sudden spike in gas prices.
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