Suburban Chicago Shops And Restaurants Open In Illinois' COVID-19 Phase 3"I think we are all adjusting and have learned there is a new normal."
Coronavirus Clear Out: Bare Store Shelves As People Stock Up "I have never seen a demand for products sanitizers, toilet paper or any product as I'm seeing it now."
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.
Target Teams Up With Disney To Open ShopsDisney, which operates about 300 of its own stores globally, is looking for new ways to reach customers amid weak traffic declines at malls. Bob Chapek, chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, said there's a 90% overlap between Disney and Target customers.
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.