Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small CompaniesExtensive slowdowns all along the supply chain are preventing consumers from buying what they want when they want, suggesting broader problems across the economy.
McCormick Place Expects To Generate $1.2 Billion For City And State This Coming Year, With Impact Well Beyond Convention CenterMcCormick Place is expecting to generate $1.2 billion for the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois this coming year – not too shabby at all considering the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment?COVID is still limiting the economic recovery for millions of Americans. Would a fourth stimulus check help?
Magnificent Mile: More Trouble For Area That Was Once A Crown Jewel Of American RetailChicago Police have issued a formal warning after continued robberies on and around the city’s Magnificent Mile, at a time when stores continue to leave while others fight to stay in business after big pandemic hits.
New 'Talent Solutions Connector' Tool Seeks To Help Cook County Businesses Find Potential New Employees"I wouldn't say it's revolutionary. It just fills a need," said Dani Petrie, executive director of the Origami Works Foundation that is privately funding the project.
West Town Pizzeria Owner Couldn't Open This Past Weekend Due To Labor Shortage, And He's Far From Alone With The ProblemMany business owners say finding new employees is harder than it has ever been, and economists say there is no sign of that changing anytime soon.
Jubilant And Inspired Fans, Booming Businesses Near Wintrust Arena As Chicago Sky Win WNBA ChampionshipThe mood was electric in the South Loop near the Wintrust Arena Sunday afternoon, as anticipation turned to jubilation for the WNBA Champion Chicago Sky.
Amid Critical CPS School Bus Driver Shortage, One Company Uses Halloween Event As Recruiting ToolThere was relief this week from Chicago Public Schools’ busing vendors, as the district relaxed a vaccine mandate that many feared would worsen a driver shortage that is already causing major problems. But vendors are still just as desperate for drivers.
Child Tax Credit: How To Opt Out Of Monthly PaymentsThe next Child Tax Credit payment is due October 15, but some parents may prefer a lump-sum payment at tax time.
Chicago Restaurant Owners Ask President Joe Biden To Add $60 Billion To Depleted Restaurant Revitalization FundAs President Joe Biden visited northwest suburban Elk Grove Village on Thursday, restaurant owners in Chicago wanted him to know they’re still struggling because of COVID-19.
From Bars To Sports Apparel Shops, Businesses Near Guaranteed Rate Field Hope For Boost From White Sox Being In PlayoffsThe playoff-bound White Sox arrived in Houston on Wednesday, ready to take on the Astros. But back on their home turf in the Bridgeport community, businesses are hoping the postseason hits a home run for their bottom lines.
Chicago Magnesium Casting Company Bringing Dozens Of Jobs To DixmoorDozens of new jobs are coming to south suburban Dixmoor.
Chicago Latin Restaurant Week: Dining Deals Highlight A Variety Of Latin-Owned Restaurants In ChicagoOne organization is channeling a finger-licking model into an opportunity to fill your bellies and wallets at a specific type of eatery this Hispanic Heritage Month.
Argyle Street In Uptown Joins City's Efforts To Revive Business With Street Dining And Festivity; Business Owners Are HopefulStrategies have been renewed in Chicago to revive restaurants and bring back businesses that were hit by the pandemic – but is it going to work?
Unvaccinated United Airlines Staff Cut In Half After Company Threatened To Fire Them"That means 99.5 percent of United’s U.S. employees have now chosen to get vaccinated, excluding those who sought an exemption," a United spokesperson said in an email.