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Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 23, 2018

Reddit to open Chicago office as part of advertising push
Reddit is opening an office in Chicago, the tech company's first outside the coasts.

The website, known for its massive community of users that can make content go viral, is building out its advertising platform. There are major brands and advertising agencies with a presence in Chicago, and opening...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 23, 2018

Sears' CEO proposes breaking up troubled retailer with offer to buy Kenmore brand, other assets
The hedge fund run by Sears CEO Edward Lampert has offered to buy the retailer's popular appliance brand Kenmore and other Sears divisions, moving to break up the company after it failed to find other buyers for the assets.

Sears said it has received a letter from ESL Investments suggesting that...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 23, 2018

Sears CEO Edward Lampert's fund offers to buy Kenmore, other assets
The hedge fund run by Sears CEO Edward Lampert has offered to buy the retailer's popular appliance brand Kenmore as well as some of the struggling company's real estate assets.

Sears said it has received a letter from ESL Investments suggesting that it acquire all or a portion of its Kenmore brand,...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 23, 2018

Polished makes perfect: Nail salon targets busy working women
In 2016, while students at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business, Ale Breuer and Kim Marsh teamed up to launch Ezza Nails, a pop-up nail salon aimed at keeping busy professional women looking polished by offering a membership-based manicure experience with the option to book and...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 22, 2018

Solar farms set to sprout across Illinois
A new crop is ready to sprout on Illinois farms, with gleaming solar panels supplanting rows of corn and soybeans.

Drawn by new state requirements and incentives, renewable energy developers are staking out turf on the rural fringes of the Chicago area and beyond, looking to build dozens of solar...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 20, 2018

E. coli outbreak warning expands to all romaine lettuce
Public health officials are now telling consumers to avoid all types of romaine lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak linked to the vegetable that has spread to at least 16 states and sickened at least 60 people, including eight inmates at an Alaska prison.

The Centers for Disease Control and...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 20, 2018

Why Tyson, the largest meat processor in the U.S., is investing in fake meat
Beyond Meat burgers — plant-based patties made to resemble, sizzle and even bleed like meat — have the potential to wean wavering carnivores off animal-based proteins.

Encouraging such a trend would seem to pose a serious financial threat to Tyson Foods, the largest U.S. meat processor.

Except...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 20, 2018

Carson's closures may mean deals for shoppers, more challenges for hard-hit malls
When Carson's stores ring up their final sales — likely by late summer — they will leave behind a 164-year history as one of Illinois' iconic homegrown department store chains. They will also leave their landlords with millions of square feet of empty retail space to fill.

Parent company Bon-Ton...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 20, 2018

South Works project, which would turn old U.S. Steel site into 20,000-home development, is on hold
More than eight months after two European developers unveiled a project to build 20,000 homes on Chicago's south lakefront, the prospects of the ambitious project are in question.

Plans to buy South Works, the 440-acre former U.S. Steel factory site are "currently on hold because of soil contamination...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 20, 2018

Soil contamination puts South Works project, which would turn old U.S. Steel site into 20,000-home development, on hold
More than eight months after two European developers unveiled a project to build 20,000 homes on Chicago's south lakefront, the prospects of the ambitious project are in question.

Plans to buy South Works, the 440-acre former U.S. Steel factory site are "currently on hold because of soil contamination...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 19, 2018

Carson's to close after parent company fails to find buyer
Carson's will shut down its department stores by late summer after more than 160 years in operation.

After parent company Bon-Ton Stores failed to find a bidder willing to keep the business going, a bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved the sale of the company's assets, including Carson's and...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 19, 2018

As pay and benefits stagnate, nontenured faculty and graduate students in Illinois, Chicago look to unions
Amaia Gabantxo has taught at the University of Chicago for seven years, but her job is hardly stable.

Gabantxo is an adjunct instructor, meaning she is paid per course and does not receive any benefits. Her pay has stagnated. She also works on a short-term contract and must hope her appointment...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 18, 2018

Should Illinois insurers have to cover egg, embryo freezing for cancer patients?
At the age of 23, Erin Keith didn't know if she wanted kids, but the New Lenox woman knew she wanted a choice.

So before embarking upon months of chemotherapy to treat Hodgkin lymphoma — treatments that could leave her sterile — she had her eggs frozen. She did it despite being unsure whether her...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 18, 2018

Women fighting cancer ask, 'why won't Illinois insurers cover egg, embryo freezing?'
At the age of 23, Erin Keith didn't know if she wanted kids, but the New Lenox woman knew she wanted a choice.

So before embarking upon months of chemotherapy to treat Hodgkin lymphoma — treatments that could leave her sterile — she had her eggs frozen. She did it despite being unsure whether her...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 18, 2018

Tribune Tower plans would energize an old landmark, but don't yet create a new one
Holy architecture, Batman! Two developers want to build a skyscraper next to Tribune Tower that would be Chicago's second-tallest building and more than three times taller than the neo-Gothic landmark. As one of the developers acknowledges, the flaring walls of the skyscraper's top would resemble...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 18, 2018

The people have spoken: Heinz will bring 'mayochup' condiment to U.S. stores
If you want to see "mayochup" — a pre-mixed mayonnaise-ketchup product made by Kraft Heinz — on store shelves, you are clearly not alone.

The company, based in Chicago and Pittsburgh, asked Twitter users last week if it should bring the hybrid condiment to the U.S., and the response was overwhelming....



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 18, 2018

Fulton Market land could go from trash heap to cash heap
What once was trash is now treasure in the Fulton Market district, where a waste hauler is looking to sell 2.5 acres of gritty land now believed to be worth tens of millions of dollars.

Republic Services is putting four parcels up for sale along Metra train tracks on the northern edge of the fast-changing...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 18, 2018

Chicago aldermen propose office to enforce city's wage, sick time laws
A group of Chicago aldermen is proposing the creation of an Office of Labor Standards to better enforce city labor laws approved in recent years governing minimum wage, paid sick time and wage theft.

The proposed office would be organized within the Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 17, 2018

IRS gives all taxpayers an extra day to file after website issues
Americans are getting an extra day to file their taxes after key elements of the IRS website crashed on deadline day.

The IRS said that individuals or businesses with a filing or payment due Tuesday now have until midnight Wednesday to complete the task.

Earlier Tuesday, Americans who had waited...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 17, 2018

IRS extends tax-filing deadline for all taxpayers an extra day due to glitch with agency's website
The IRS is giving all taxpayers an extra day to file after its website went down on deadline day.

The agency announced that individuals and businesses with a filing or payment that was due Tuesday now have until midnight Wednesday.

It said no additional paperwork is needed to get the extension.

...

Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 17, 2018

Taxpayers delayed by IRS e-filing breakdown on deadline day to get extensions, agency says
The Internal Revenue Service's online system for submitting tax returns experienced widespread failures on Tuesday, complicating filing for the millions of taxpayers attempting to meet the government's midnight deadline.

"On my way over here this morning, I was told a number of systems are down...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 17, 2018

Tribune Tower's $1 billion redevelopment plan: can developers square that circle?
After unveiling ambitious plans for Tribune Tower's redevelopment, owners of the Michigan Avenue landmark are facing the question that's been posed for decades in the building: Can you meet deadlines?

Chicago-based Golub & Co. and Los Angeles-based CIM Group on Monday night held the first community...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 17, 2018

Tribune Tower's $1 billion redevelopment plan: Developers face price point, deadline challenges
After unveiling ambitious plans for Tribune Tower's redevelopment, owners of the Michigan Avenue landmark are facing the question that's been posed for decades in the building: Can you meet deadlines?

Chicago-based Golub & Co. and Los Angeles-based CIM Group on Monday night held the first community...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 17, 2018

Facebook could be forced to pay billions of dollars over alleged violations of Illinois biometrics law
A federal judge's ruling this week means Facebook could face billions of dollars in damages if the court finds the company violated Illinois residents' privacy rights with its facial tagging feature.

The potential penalty stems from a federal lawsuit filed in Illinois in 2015 that alleges the social...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 17, 2018

Starbucks to close all U.S. stores afternoon of May 29 for anti-racial bias training
Starbucks has announced plans to close all U.S. stores and corporate offices on the afternoon of May 29 to train employees against racial bias after the arrest last week of two black men waiting at one of the company's Philadelphia stores.

The training, which will close the more than 8,000 company-owned...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 17, 2018

Starbucks to close stores afternoon of May 29 for racial bias training
Starbucks has announced plans to close all U.S. stores and corporate offices on the afternoon of May 29 to train employees against racial bias after the arrest last week of two black men waiting at one of the company's Philadelphia stores.

The training is designed to address implicit bias, promote...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 17, 2018

IRS electronic filing system breaks down hours before tax deadline
The Internal Revenue Service's electronic system that allows Americans to submit their tax returns online has partly failed Tuesday, complicating filing for the millions of taxpayers attempting to meet the government's midnight deadline.

"On my way over here this morning, I was told a number of...



Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 17, 2018

Chicago sports tech firm Stats looks to bring A.I. to the broadcast booth and sideline
When a baseball announcer rattles off your favorite player's batting average with two outs and runners on first and third, he's not pulling that figure from the back of his mind. There's a good chance that timely information was provided by Stats, a Chicago-based sports data and technology company.

...

Chicago Tribune Business News
Apr 17, 2018

Developers plan city's second-tallest skyscraper next to new Tribune Tower condos
Developers on Monday unveiled plans for Chicago's second-tallest skyscraper, a tapering shaft of metal and glass that would soar above historic Tribune Tower, resemble the top of Batman's black mask and be only 29 feet shorter than Willis Tower.

If completed, the $1 billion-plus project to repurpose...



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