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Cook County Soda Tax: Retail Group Appeals Judge's Decision To Dismiss Lawsuit

The Illinois Retail Merchants Association makes another attempt to derail the penny-per-ounce tax, which is set to start Wednesday. the Il…

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Eisendrath says he'll make good on vow to acquire the Chicago Sun-Times

A confident Edwin Eisendrath said Sunday he will make good on his bid to acquire the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Reader, keeping both…

Started by Howard LarsonLatest Reply

Retailers going to court to try to stop Cook County's beverage tax

by Anna Marie Kukec The Illinois Retail Merchants Association will be in Cook County circuit court Wednesday seeking to stop Cook County's…

Started by Howard LarsonLatest Reply

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Cook County Soda Tax: Retail Group Appeals Judge's Decision To Dismiss Lawsuit

The Illinois Retail Merchants Association makes another attempt to derail the penny-per-ounce tax, which is set to start Wednesday. the Il…

Started by Howard Larson

0 Aug 2

Three-quarters of suburbs have opted out of Cook County minimum wage rules

hough Cook County's minimum wage and sick leave ordinances went into effect July 1, some suburbs are still debating whether to follow them.…

Started by Howard Larson

0 Jul 11

Eisendrath says he'll make good on vow to acquire the Chicago Sun-Times

A confident Edwin Eisendrath said Sunday he will make good on his bid to acquire the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Reader, keeping both…

Started by Howard Larson

1 Jul 10
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Sears to close 43 more stores

Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings Corp. will close 43 more Sears and Kmart stores across the country as part of the struggling retailer'…

Started by Howard Larson

0 Jul 7

Retailers going to court to try to stop Cook County's beverage tax

by Anna Marie Kukec The Illinois Retail Merchants Association will be in Cook County circuit court Wednesday seeking to stop Cook County's…

Started by Howard Larson

1 Jun 28
Reply by Howard Larson

Will Cook County soda tax make you pay for the ice in your drink?

by Jake Griffin Soda and other sweetened drinks bought in Cook County are set to cost you significantly more starting Saturday. But wil…

Started by Howard Larson

0 Jun 28

McDonald’s clarifies: No plans to replace workers with kiosks

A plan by McDonald's to introduce 2,500 self-order kiosks in the U.S. this year does not aim to replace employees with kiosks, despite seve…

Started by Howard Larson

0 Jun 27

Fortune Brands names Hallinan chief financial officer

DEERFIELD -- Fortune Brands Home & Security has named Patrick Hallinan senior vice president and chief financial officer, reporting to…

Started by Howard Larson

0 Jun 27

Claire's faces an uphill battle to stay afloat

The accessories mainstay, awash in pink and purple, has long been a go-to for mall-roving pre-teens in search of charm bracelets ($7.99 for…

Started by Howard Larson

0 Jun 27

Expert: Grants, tax breaks could lure millennials to Lake County

A demographics expert on Friday told a large crowd of Lake County business representatives and elected officials that property-tax breaks a…

Started by Howard Larson

0 Jun 26

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