South Shore, Mercy, Trinity, And St. Bernard Hospitals Scrap $1.1 Billion Merger; 'No Path Forward For Our Project'The hospitals asked the Legislature for $110 million for fiscal year 2021 and a total of $520 million over five years to offset losses as they created the system and built a new hospital.
Board Reshuffle At Rite Aid After Failed Merger AttemptsRite Aid is trying to hold off bigger, national rivals like Deerfield-based Walgreens or CVS Health Corp. partially by shoring up its share of business in regions where it already has a big presence.
Rite Aid, Albertsons Call Off MergerThe deal would've valued the combined company at roughly $24 billion.
Tribune Media Calls Off $3.9 Billion Sinclair Broadcast Group MergerThe Sinclair Broadcast Group acquisition of Tribune Media is dead.
Sprint And T-Mobile CEOs Promise Merger Won't Raise PricesThe CEOs of T-Mobile and Sprint are confident that their proposed merger will get approval from US regulators and create jobs — and that it won't raise prices for wireless subscribers.
Jewel-Osco Owner Agrees To Buy Rite-Aid PharmaciesThe deal will create a new company with about $83 billion in annual sales, and 4,900 stores nationwide.
UW President Wants To Merge Four-Year, Two-Year CampusesUniversity of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross is proposing merging the state's two-year schools with its four-year campuses in effort to boost enrollment.
CPS Recommends Merger Of Ogden, Jenner SchoolsCPS officials have yet to draft a transition plan, but parents believe it will include splitting grades between the schools.
Referendum To Merge Naperville With 3 Other 'Burbs Appears DeadThe originators of the referendum drive have not come forward, which some find sinister. WBBM's Bob Roberts reports.
Saucedo Parents Stage Sit-In To Protest Co-Location With Spry High SchoolOutraged parents staged a sit-in overnight at a Little Village elementary school to protest a planned merger with a neighboring high school.
Kroger To Buy Roundy's Stores, Including Mariano's GroceriesThe $800 million merger with Milwaukee-based Roundy’s represents a relatively modest acquisition for Kroger, which has 2,623 supermarkets across the country, compared to 151 groceries for Roundy’s in Illinois and Wisconsin.
Advocate, NorthShore Hospitals To MergeAdvocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem plan to join forces to create Advocate NorthShore Health Partners, which would be the largest non-profit hospital system in Illinois.
Wisconsin Utility To Buy Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas For $9BIllinois state regulators and a consumer watchdog group were looking at a $9 billion deal for the sale of two local natural gas suppliers to a utility company in Wisconsin.
Naperville-Based OfficeMax Agrees To Merger With Office DepotThe move would combine the No. 2 and No. 3 office supply retailer and lead to consolidation in an industry that analysts have said for years is overstored. It reflects the changing retail landscape as "big box" stores become outmoded and more people shop online.
American Airlines, U.S. Airways Considering MergerThe move would create the country's largest airlines.