A group of employees from 13 McDonald’s restaurants in Chicago filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that the company’s drive for profits puts workers at “daily risk” of physical attack by dangerous customers.
Soft drink giant PepsiCo has officially joined the party at the Old Post Office. The company signed an eight-year lease to move its Chicago office and 1,300 employees late next year to the redeveloped building.
For more than 30 years, Stivers Coffee has used a large, gas-driven machine to roast coffee beans from all over the world for Chicago’s restaurants, offices, farmers markets and more. We go for a look.
Tribune Publishing stock soared as much as 15% Wednesday after Alden Global, a hedge fund known for making deep cuts to newsrooms, bought out Tribune’s largest stockholder.
A group of familiar faces has bought Fashion Fair out of bankruptcy for nearly $2 million. The iconic cosmetics brand designed for women of color is now owned by two former Johnson Publishing executives and the CEO of Magnetar Capital.
We’re still awaiting details on what’s going into Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s 2020 budget, but we know at least one thing that won’t be in it.
The Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday that it expects to screen more than 26.8 million passengers and airline crew members between Nov. 22 and Dec. 2. That would be a 4% increase over last year.
The layoffs at the retailer’s Hoffman Estates headquarters and at an office in San Francisco come just a week after Sears announced another wave of store closures
During his more than 20 years at the helm of Abbott Laboratories, Miles White transformed the North Chicago-based health-care products maker with a series of acquisitions and spinoffs.
Nine privacy, social justice and consumer groups are calling for the U.S. government to block Google’s $2.1 billion acquisition of fitness-gadget maker Fitbit, citing antitrust and privacy concerns.
The Reserve Roastery will span five floors and 35,000 square feet on Michigan Avenue, taking up residence in what was for decades Crate & Barrel’s flagship store. We get a preview.
At least 50 workers have filed sexual harassment charges against the company with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or in state courts over the past three years.
Boeing still believes it can get permission before the end of the year to fly the 737 Max again.
The independent record label sets the gold standard for roots music in Chicago and beyond. We visit the headquarters of Bloodshot Records on the eve of its silver anniversary – and get an earful.
The former Chicago mayoral candidate was picked by Wells Fargo’s new CEO, Charles Scharf, to oversee matters including government relations at the scandal-scarred bank.
Four years ago, Argyle Street in Uptown was dramatically reimagined. How the single-level streetscape, now permanent, is working – and whether it can serve as a model in other neighborhoods.