Sears To Open First Batch Of Smaller StoresThe first three stores called Sears Home & Life will open on Memorial Day weekend and are a fraction of the size of the company's traditional stores.
Wrigleyville Businesses Cashing In On Cubs VictoryAfter the famine of 71 years of baseball futility, businesses are cashing in on feast that is the Fall Classic.
Jeni's Ice Cream Shops Close, Products Recalled, Amid Bacteria ScareThe company says listeria was found in a sample taken by the Nebrasksa Department of Agriculture.
Final Curtain Falls For Most Dominick's StoresThe final day for stores in the closing chain is Saturday. CBS 2's Mai Martinez visits one North Side location.
Sports Retailer Takes Steps To Deter Flash RobberiesPopular and expensive Starter jackets will no longer be displayed prominently at the front of Sports Authority stores. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Aldermen Weigh Possible Plastic Bag BanAldermen heard from environmental groups and local retailers Tuesday, at a hearing Tuesday on a proposed ban on plastic shopping bags.
Best Halloween Children's BooksThere’s not much more relaxing and enjoyable than jumping into some cozy pajamas on a chilly fall night and snuggling up with a good book. Even when you’re only four or five years old. Here are some fabulous family-friendly books that celebrate autumn and Halloween with all of the fun and none of the scare!
Best Lil’ Gift Shops In ChicagoWhat do you get the guy or gal whose birthday you're attending that you barely know? A gift card? Too aunt-y. Socks? What are you, a creep? What you need is a trinket, my dear -- holiday tchotchkes, everyday baubles, and birthday bric-a-brac. The following are some of Chicago’s fine purveyors of them.
Six Lake County Stores Busted For Selling Synthetic Pot The Lake County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Unit wrapped up the six-month investigation nicknamed Operation Log Jam by executing warrants or conducting bust buys at six stores, seizing drugs, weapons and cash, and arresting four people in the operation aimed at the sale of K-2, or synthetic marijuana.
Best Buy To Close 1 Chicago Store, 5 In SuburbsBest Buy -- the nation's largest consumer electronics retailer -- is announcing which of its many Chicago area stores will be closing next month.
Guide To Black Friday DealsIt’s that time of the year again, early birds! Grab a cup of coffee, set the alarm and make a list. This year, you might not even need to go to bed at all. With many retailers staying open on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday is starting earlier than ever. Some retailers are offering deals starting Thursday evening or even earlier online.
CTA Approves New Stores On Red LineThe Chicago Transit Board today approved three new leases for concession space on the Red Line.
Vernon Hills Teen's Disease Spurs Her ActivismA 21-year old Vernon Hills woman was recently honored for her work on behalf of people like her, who suffer a painful and potentially embarrassing disease.
Peek-a-boo: Some Fitting-Room Doors Can Leave You ExposedYou're heading to a dressing room to try on clothes. You usually pay a lot of attention to what you see in the mirror, but maybe you should be focusing more on the door. CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist explains why.
hhgregg Electronics Plans To Open Stores In ChicagoElectronics retailer hhgregg plans to open at least 20 stores in the Chicago area, beginning this fall, a company spokeswoman confirmed on Wednesday.