CVS Announces Further Expansion Into Health Care ServicesThe expansion comes as rival Deerfield-based Walgreens experiments with adding primary care offices and as the U.S. health care system turns its focus to keeping patients healthy instead of waiting to treat them once they become sick.
In Time For Pride, Rainbow Colored Crosswalks"Thirteen of the crosswalks feature the rainbow design that's been a symbol of the worldwide LGBTQ+ pride movement since the 1970s, and the 14th crosswalk at Melrose is dedicated to the transgender community with blue, pink and white stripes found on the transgender flag."
FTD, Founded 100 Years Before Swipe Right, Seeks BankruptcyIts other businesses, including ProFlowers, Shari's Berries and Personal Creations, will continue to operate.
Sears Parent Co. Buying Sears Hometown And Outlet StoresUnder the deal, Sears Hometown can sell its Sears Outlet and Buddy's Home Furnishing Stores businesses (together, the "Outlet Segment") to a third party for not less than $97.5 million.
Recreational Marijuana To Be Legal In IllinoisState representatives voted 66 to 47 in favor of legalization, two days after the senate passed the bill. It goes into effect January 1. But there will still be restrictions.
Pritzker, AFSCME Reach First Contract Agreement In 4 YearsThe American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 31 and the Democratic governor said they reached a deal early Friday.
Soggy Fields Leave Midwestern Farmers With Few Good AnswersIn the 18 states that grow most of the nation's corn, only 58% of the crop had been planted as of last week — a far cry from the 90% that would ordinarily be planted by that point. In states that grow nearly all of the soybeans, less than half of the normal crop had been planted.
FedEx To Deliver 7 Days A Week To Satisfy Online ShoppersThe company plans to step up the shift away from the U.S. Postal Service this fall and handle the "vast majority" of SmartPost deliveries itself by the end of next year.
'We Are Taking Responsibility': Boeing CEO Apologizes After Deadly Crashes
OK To Smoke, Not To Grow? States Wrestle With Homegrown PotA provision that would allow for the growing of five plants per residence for recreational use seemed likely to be jettisoned because of push-back from the police, who argue that allowing homegrown pot would fuel illicit drug sales.
Walmart Hires Former Google, Amazon Exec For New Tech RoleThe moves come as Walmart is trying to compete better with Amazon and other technology companies.
Female CEOs are competitively paid, but greatly outnumberedOf the companies included in the survey, only 19 were run by women. Plus, there is not a single woman on the overall list of the top 20 most highly paid CEOs.
Best Buy Warns Of Higher Prices For Shoppers Due To TariffsCEO Hubert Joly said that he is working directly with the Trump administration to minimize the impact new tariffs could have on U.S. shoppers, and plans to continue to do so when he steps down as CEO next month and becomes executive chairman of the company's board.
United CEO Oscar Munoz Vows To Board Airline's First 737 Max Flight Once Jets Cleared To Fly AgainSeeking to reassure travelers, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz has promised to board his company’s first Boeing 737 Max jet to take flight once regulators clear the aircraft to fly again.
American Airlines Cuts Bag Fees For Some Sports, Music gearTravelers will still be charged $150 for some items including antlers and scuba tanks, and extra fees also apply to gear weighing more than 50 pounds.