Online Furniture Seller Wayfair Cuts 550 Jobs, 3% Of WorkersFounded nearly 18 years ago, Wayfair has never made a profit. Although sales have risen as more people become comfortable buying sofas and rugs online, the company spends much of its revenue on shipping, advertising and other costs.
A Woman's Quest To Find A Specific Dress For A Child With Autism Brings Strangers TogetherOne person asked if she could try to re-create the dress herself. Another found two on eBay, although they were not the correct size. A few people said they owned the same exact dress in a size 12 – just slightly larger than the one Price was looking for.
AP: As Homework Moves Online, Millions Lack Home InternetThe consequences can be dire for children in these situations, because students with home internet consistently score higher in reading, math and science. And the homework gap in many ways mirrors broader educational barriers for poor and minority students.
FedEx To Deliver 7 Days A Week To Satisfy Online ShoppersThe company plans to step up the shift away from the U.S. Postal Service this fall and handle the "vast majority" of SmartPost deliveries itself by the end of next year.
Pritzker Unveils Online Graduated Income Tax CalculatorPritzker says Illinois' current tax system is unfair to the middle class. Republicans and some business leaders don't support the proposal.
Fans Rejoice: Subscription-Free Streaming For NFL GamesThe NFL regular season starts Thursday.
Small Business Saturday In Full SwingAfter years of encouraging shoppers to buy gifts online, many stores want you to come visit in person and not just click and pay.
8 Arrested In Naperville Online Prostitution StingPolice arrested six women and two men Friday for advertising sexual acts on the Internet in and around west suburban Naperville.
Facebook Rape Stirs Questions About Witnessing Crimes OnlineThe case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions that have come up before in other attacks: What's the obligation of bystanders who see a crime unfolding? And why do they not intervene?
Three Charged After Man Is Lured To Aurora Apartment, Beaten And RobbedAround 1 a.m., the 28-year-old Summit man was lured to the Aurora home of Adriana J. Chavez, 25, after she promised him sexual favors.
Robbery Victim May Have Been Lured Through Online Dating Site: Elgin Police
Friends, Family Of Motorcycle Accident Victim Outraged At Grisly Pictures Posted OnlineMiranda Valles, 21, of Downers Grove was killed early Sunday when the motorcycle on which she was a passenger crashed into a median on I-290.
Sleeping Cop In Online Video Gets Unpaid SuspensionThe Chicago Police Department launched an investigation after the video of the officer sleeping soundly in a police SUV was posted online over the weekend and went viral.
Authorities Shut Down Debt-Scam 'Boiler Room'Typically, it’s difficult for authorities to catch operators of scams like this because they usually operate in foreign countries. In this case, they were operating in Aurora. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Beware Prom Dress Rip-offs Online, Consumer-Advocacy Group Warns With high school girls thinking about prom season, here’s a warning from the Better Business Bureau.