Illinois state regulators and a consumer watchdog group were looking at a $9 billion deal for the sale of two local natural gas suppliers to a utility company in Wisconsin.
The move would combine the No. 2 and No. 3 office supply retailer and lead to consolidation in an industry that analysts have said for years is overstored. It reflects the changing retail landscape as “big box” stores become outmoded and more people shop online.
The move would create the country’s largest airlines.
A new labor agreement has put United Airlines a step closer labor peace with all parties in the airline’s merger with Continental Airlines.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel will announce plans Wednesday to streamline efforts to bring more tourists and conventions to the city.
The union representing United Airlines pilots is suing to prevent new flying procedures set to begin this Friday, saying they threaten safety.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined the federal government Friday in its effort to block AT&T Inc.’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA Inc.
One of the nation’s largest cell phone providers is buying a smaller provider and it hopes to expand mobile broadband services to more of Illinois’ rural areas.
United Airlines passengers will notice some major changes soon, after a half-billion dollar cabin makeover is through.
Officials for two Chicago area hospital systems say they’ve signed an agreement to merge, paving the way to create Illinois’ largest Catholic-owned health care system.
Romeoville-based Chicago Tube and Iron Company announced Friday it has completed a previously announced merger with Olympic Steel, Inc., with Olympic acquiring all of the outstanding shares of CTI.
The new health system will serve a west suburban patient population of more than 1 million.
Illinois senators have signed off on a proposal to allow voters to decide if the state should combine the two offices that handle state finances.
AirTran flight attendants are heading to Midway International Airport this morning, bringing their gripes to Chicago.
Gov. Pat Quinn has proposed a plan to merge the state’s current 868 school districts into no more than 300, a move aimed at saving $100 million.
(AP) – United and Continental closed the deal on Friday that will create the world’s biggest airline, although it will be months before it looks that way to travelers. By early 2012, travelers will see […]