Google Adding New Financial Hub To Chicago Office ComplexGoogle will add hundreds of new jobs to its Chicago offices as part of a national expansion plan, which will bring its new finance division to the tech giant’s campus in the Fulton Market district.
John Deere Posts Weak First Quarter EarningsThe U.S. and China will continue to try to hash out trade differences next week in Washington after two days of talks wrapped up Friday in Beijing. But ongoing trade tensions have damaged U.S. farmers to a degree that they are pulling back on investing in heavy equipment.
Minimum Wage Hike Gives Fast Food Operators Major HeadachesThe state's minimum wage will rise to $15.00 an hour by 2025 after lawmakers gave final approval Thursday in Springfield.
Amazon Ditches New York HeadquartersAmazon said it does not plan to look for another location at this time, and will continue to build out offices in Arlington, Virginia, and Nashville, Tennessee.
Gucci Creative Head Breaks Silence Over 'Blackface' SweaterAlessandro Michele wrote that it was not inspired by blackface but by the late Leigh Bowery, a performance artist, club promoter and fashion designer who often used flamboyant face makeup and costumes.
Ford Recalls 1.5M Pickups That Can Downshift Without WarningOwners will be notified by letter starting March 4. Dealers will update the powertrain control software to fix the problem.
Chicago Cubs, Sinclair To Launch Sports Network In 2020Cubs president of business operations Crane Kenney expressed confidence fans will have many ways to watch, saying the team expects "to have more distribution with the new network than we have today."
Toys R US plans second act under new nameRichard Barry, a former Toys R Us executive and now CEO of the new company called Tru Kids Inc., is exploring freestanding stores, shops within existing stores as well as e-commerce.