The McCormick Place convention center complex. (Credit: CBS)

Major Jobs Fair Offers Opportunities To Thousands Of Youth

Leaders of some of the biggest companies in the country were at McCormick Place on Thursday, for what has been dubbed a catalyst for hiring programs and events.


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Ask An Expert: Hottest Summer Trends In Chicago

According to Courtney Pohlman, a Macy’s By Appointment, the key to dressing for summer 2015 is to mix both fashion and comfort for an overall trendy look.


The clock on the corner of Washington and State got a fresh look on Tuesday. (CBS)

Iconic Clocks Outside Macy’s Get A Much-Needed Makeover

The iconic clocks outside the store formerly known as Marshall Field’s are getting a face lift.


Caichang Li, from left; Shunai Li;  Yue Huang. (Cook County Sheriff)

Three Women Foiled In Attempted Christmas Eve Heist At Macy’s

Prosecutors say 34-year-old Yue Huang; 57-year-old Caichang Li and 55-year-old Shunai Li teamed up to steal more than $2,000 in clothing from the Macy’s at Orland Square Mall.


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The Frango Mint Price Tracker: Macy’s State Street Store

Frango Mint prices are like the gasoline of candy, wildly jumping and dropping during the holiday season.


A burn victim is placed in an ambulance after an apparent cooking accident in the food court at Macy's. (Credit: CBS)

Four Injured In Cooking Accident At State Street Macy’s

Four Macy’s employees were taken to hospitals after an aerosol can overheated and ruptured during an employee breakfast at the State Street store Friday morning.


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Macy’s Gets In Christmas Spirit, Unveils Holiday Window Displays

Macy’s on State Street is continuing a long Chicago tradition, unveiling the holiday window displays Saturday morning.


Glass pieces fell on Michigan Avenue Thursday evening during strong winds. (CBS)

Broken Window Rains Glass On Magnificent Mile

Police swarmed the scene and closed lanes of traffic while investigating. No serious injuries were reported. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.


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Macy’s To Lay Off 2,500 Workers

Macy’s department stores announced Wednesday that it will lay off 2,500 workers as the company plans to restructure its business.


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Macy’s Among Retailers Staying Open Through Christmas Eve

It’s getting down to the wire as Chicagoans try to wrap up their Christmas shopping in the next couple of days.


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North Side v. South Side: At Macy’s, Same Frangos, Same Store, Different Price

The price you pay for a box of Frango mints depends on where you shop. And by that, we mean … in the same store.


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Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.


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Macy’s Gets In Holiday Spirit With Christmas Tree Lighting

It’s November 2nd, and Day of the Dead celebrations are taking place in a number of Chicago neighborhoods. But Macy’s has opened its holiday windows on State Street, and lit its Christmas tree in a noontime ceremony in its 7th floor Walnut Room.


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Macy’s To Open On Thanksgiving Day

Breaking a tradition dating back more than 150 years, Macy’s will open on Thanksgiving Day this year at 8 p.m.


Renderings show retail, office and hotel complex planned for the site of the former Purple Hotel at Touhy and Lincoln in Lincolnwood. (Credit: North Capital Group)

Developers Release Renderings Of Development At Purple Hotel Site

Developers have produced a mostly retail- and food-oriented complex for the 11 acres at 4500 W. Touhy. A 210-room hotel would go along the northern part of the site with frontage on Lincoln Avenue.


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Can’t Wait For Christmas? Apparently, Neither Can Macy’s

Summer’s not officially over, but on the 6th floor of Macy’s on State Street, it’s already Christmastime.


Trinity Green (left) and Zana Jackson (right) are accused of pepper spraying security officers at Orland Square Mall after being caught trying to shoplift from Macy's. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

2 Alleged Shoplifters Use Pepper Spray On Security Guards

Two teenage girls have been charged after they used pepper spray on security officers who tried to detain them Friday as they left the Macy’s store at Orland Square Mall without paying for merchandise, Orland Park police said.


A recreation of the State Street Macy's clock. (CBS)

Christmas Shopping Procrastinators Flood Stores At Last Minute

Time finally ran out for shoppers scrambling to buy last-minute Christmas gifts.

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Macy's won't close until midnight Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

Last-Minute Shoppers Get A Break From Retailers

This weekend, procrastinators hit stores across the country, trying to wind down their Christmas shopping.


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Winter WonderLoop: Affordable Family Fun

There is no shortage of fun, free things to do this holiday season in the Chicago loop! Chicago Loop Alliance’s (CLA) fourth annual Winter WonderLoop will surprise and delight pedestrians in downtown Chicago this winter with “Random Acts of Holidays” from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on each Saturday from Dec. 1-22, 2012. Specific details on these free, family-friendly experiences around the Loop will be announced each morning…