Black Friday Night-Before Crowds Are Scarce This Year Amid Pandemic, But Online Sales Are RobustIt was a holiday tradition for some – after the turkey comes the camp-out, with people waiting in lines for shopping deals even before Thanksgiving is over.
Black Friday Bucking With Tradition Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, With Stores Starting Later And Limiting CustomersNothing about Black Friday will be traditional this year. We can forget about the rush to line up for those deals after we eat Thanksgiving night.
More Local Restaurants Hope Thanksgiving Takeout Meals Will Provide Them With Boost During COVID-19 SlumpWith restaurant dining rooms shut down and families choosing safety over group gatherings, local restaurants are pivoting to takeout Thanksgiving Day meals.
Dow Jones Tops 30,000 For First Time Ever As Biden Transition Points To More Stable FutureThe Dow Jones crossed the 30,000 threshold for the first time ever Tuesday, fueled by news that suggests a more stable economy in the near future.
How Will COVID Affect Black Friday Sales? Stores 'Significantly Scaling Back,' Says ExpertBlack Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, will look a little different in 2020, as COVID cases spike across the country.
City Council Approves 15% Cap On Service Fees Charged By Food Delivery Apps“Hopefully this will really be an effort that helps a lot of our restaurants and keeps a lot of them in business,” Ald. Scott Waguespack (32nd) said.
Some Restaurants Hope Thanksgiving Takeout Helps Make Up For Financial Woes Brought On By COVID-19 PandemicCoronavirus restrictions have put many restaurants in crisis across the state, but this week, many restaurants are trying to make up for the financial carnage with Thanksgiving carry-out.
Lyft Partners With ADT To Develop Emergency Help System, Offering Discreet Help That Can Include A Silent 911 CallThe rideshare company Lyft announced Wednesday that it is partnering with the ADT security firm for an Emergency Help system for both riders and drivers.
FAA Clears Boeing 737 Max To Fly Again, After Approving Safety ChangesThe process of approving the plane to carry passengers has stretched on far longer than originally expected and cost Boeing more than $20 billion.
Stimulus Package Update: Politicians Still Can't Agree On Type Of Aid Or How Much To SpendDemocrats and Republicans agree on the need for a stimulus package, but disagree on specifics like stimulus checks and and the overall cost.
COVID In Illinois: How Is Dining In A Fully Enclosed Tent Different From Indoor Dining? State Officials Say It's Not At AllIt’s a dining dilemma that is on many of our minds – just how is eating in an enclosed tent different from eating inside a restaurant?
COVID In Illinois: Cold-Weather Outdoor Dining In Chicago (MAP)With the coronavirus pandemic hitting record case numbers in Illinois, and indoor dining and drinking banned, many Chicago restaurants have made heated patios, tents, or other alternatives a priority.
Mayor, Aldermen Seek To Cap Fees Delivery Services Charge To Restaurants At 15%“This will provide critical temporary relief to eligible small businesses that cannot operate indoors right now,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.
Stimulus Package Update: What Will A Biden Administration Mean For More Aid?Containing the COVID-19 pandemic and rebuilding the economy top the list for the incoming Biden administration, and a stimulus package will be a key component.
Paulina Meat Market, Other Businesses Look To Curb Coronavirus Spread By Purifying Or Filtering AirAs Chicago and the rest of the state tighten COVID-19 restrictions, some businesses are looking at a new way to help curb the spread.