Boeing's Huge 777-9X Airplane Takes Its First FlightThe world's longest and largest twin-engine airliner, the Boeing 777-9X, has finally taken to the skies for its maiden flight, offering a ray of hope for the troubled US aviation company following months of grim headlines.
Walmart Tests Higher Hourly Starting Wages In 500 StoresThe moves come as Walmart, like many other retailers, is under pressure to improve customer service as it fights online behemoth Amazon.
The 737 Max Grounding Cost Southwest $828 Million In 2019Southwest Airlines said it will seek additional compensation from Boeing as the problem is expected to stretch deep into 2020.
GrubHub Has A Solution To Its Delivery Problems: Easier TakeoutChicago-based GrubHub unveiled new technology -- dubbed Ultimate -- on Thursday that makes it easier for people to order food to go and track exactly when the meal will be ready.
Boeing Won't Wait For FAA Approval To Start Building 737 Max AgainCEO Dave Calhoun said it is important that Boeing gets the assembly line in Renton, Washington, going again sooner rather than later.
Boeing Doesn't Expect Approval For 737 Max Airplanes To Fly Again Until Mid-2020"We are currently estimating that the ungrounding of the 737 MAX will begin during mid-2020," Boeing said in a statement Tuesday afternoon.
Boeing Has Officially Stopped Making 737 Max AirplanesThe assembly line in Renton, Washington, has stopped building Boeing's bestselling plane, the company confirmed late Monday.
Chicago Tribune Staffers Seek New Owners Amid Fears Of Hedge Fund Takeover: 'We're Doing Everything In Our Power To Try To Stop Them'Alden Global Capital, a hedge fund with a terrible reputation in the newspaper industry due to its history of slashing jobs, recently became the largest shareholder.
You Won't Be Flying On A Boeing 737 Max Anytime SoonThe process to getting final approval for the 737 Max to return to service has become an excruciatingly slow one, with every minor glitch getting far more attention than it would during a normal certification process.
Ex-Assessor's Error Saves Chicago Business $10K In Property TaxesIn a just released report, the Cook County Inspector General "..determined that by erroneously exempting the property and assigning zero assessment value for the tax year 2017, the CCAO effectively granted the taxpayer a tax savings of $10,558."
Starbucks Expands Presence In Low-Income CommunitiesThe Seattle-based company plans to open or remodel 85 stores by 2025 in rural and urban communities across the U.S. That will bring to 100 the total number of community stores Starbucks has opened since it announced the program in 2015.
WNBA's 8-Year Labor Deal To Hike Average Salary To $130,000The contract, which begins this season and runs through 2027, will pay players an average of $130,000 and guarantees full salaries while on maternity leave. The collective bargaining agreement also provides enhanced family benefits, travel standards and other health and wellness improvements.
Target, Like Other Retailers, Did Not Have A Merry ChristmasTarget and other discounters like Walmart have been among the strongest performers in retail even as Amazon continues to make inroads. They have reconfigured product lineups and improved delivery services with some success.
Max Crisis: Boeing Airplane Orders Plunge To A 16-Year LowThe 737 Max was Boeing’s best-selling plane until two of them crashed five months apart, killing 346 people and prompting regulators around the world the ground the plane last March.
New Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun Says Company Must Do Much BetterDave Calhoun, who began his post as CEO of Boeing Monday, sent an email to all of Boeing's employees, vowing to listen to them, customers and regulators.