Chicago-based Hyatt Hotels Corp. continues to grow as and build its business on the back of ramped-up franchising
New claims for unemployment insurance fell by 7.4 percent but the picture for the economy and job market as a whole, remains relatively unchanged.
Edzo's is a burger joint that is popular with students and residents in Evanston. It has been so successful that owner Eddie Lakin opened a second shop in Lincoln Park but that location has struggled to match the performance of the original restaurant.
Chicago experienced some of the coldest days in history during January and February amid more temperate stretches where the mercury rose above the single digits. The unusually frigid weather had many residents cranking up the heat in their homes and anticipating expensive gas bills --- but that wasn’t the case for everyone.
Staples Inc. missed expectations Thursday, showing increased earnings from store closures and announcing 225 more closures in North America by the end of 2015.
Red Frog Events, the company behind Great Urban Race and Firefly Music Festival has grown rapidly since its inception, but continues its dedication to a unique culture.
Master distillers say that premium craft whiskey is all about the heart. Today’s craft distillers are dedicated to producing batch spirits brimming with the blood, sweat and tears of a true entrepreneur. Sonat and Robert Birnecker, founders of Ravenswood’s Koval Distillery, are no exception.
Under pressure from big-box industry powerhouses, Kroger Co. returned disappointing fourth-quarter earnings Thursday, but still beat expectations.
In this edition of Medill Business Week in Review, hosts Kim Adams, Katie Schubauer and Taylor Thornton explore Chicago businesses that are on the move and wearable apparel that moves with you. They hear from a man who roasts and delivers his own coffee beans and the CEO of Venture Connects, a company that connects entrepreneurs with investors. They discuss Rocketmiles, on online hotel booking service that rewards travelers with airline miles. And they explore the growing number of wearable gadgets that help people do everything from track fitness to take photos.
Costco Wholesale Corp. posted disappointing second-quarter earnings after under-performing during the holiday season.
An Oak Brook-based community bank that runs a successful motorcycle lending business has received the lowest possible rating from a federal regulator on its community lending track record.
Since opening, in 1936 the bakery has become a staple within the north suburban community attracting loyal customers of all generations. The bakery with its blue awning is located at 2010 Central St in a quaint neighborhood in Evanston. The store has nearly doubled in size from the original 1,200 square feet to 3,800 square feet space today.