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    Hanover Park temporarily bans pawn shops, some lenders

    Hanover Park has placed a nine-month moratorium on new pawn shops and other lenders from opening up in town.

    Jul 25, 2014 5:25 AM

    Concerned by their growing numbers, Hanover Park officials have temporarily banned any new pawn shops, "cash for gold" and other lenders from opening up in town. There are 14 such businesses in town. “It has a little bit of a predatory feel to it,” Trustee Bill Cannon said in a phone interview. “When you have that kind of situation, it's even more important to make sure you're not oversaturating your community.”

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    Hospitality expo expands to Southwest suburbs

    Beth Feldman owner of Nothing Bundt Cakes, a future Orland Park business, high fives a potential customer during the Daily Herald Business Ledger sponsored Hospitality Expo at the Tinley Park Convention Center.

    Jul 25, 2014 7:52 AM

    Hundreds of people attended the first Chicago Southwest Hospitality Expo Thursday at the Tinley Park Convention Center. The Daily Herald Business Ledger hosted the expo in an effort to highlight the hospitality industry and inform guests about what the area has to offer. The event, with 60 exhibitors and more than 600 registered attendees, joins two other successful hospitality expos that the Business Ledger holds in the fall.

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    Travelers to pay for Ukraine detours as longer flights lift cost

    The extra cost from rerouting hundreds of airliners around Ukrainian airspace, shut down following the downing of a Malaysian Air flight last week, is set to translate into higher ticket prices for passengers.

    Jul 25, 2014 7:53 AM

    The extra cost from rerouting hundreds of airliners around Ukrainian airspace, shut down following the downing of a Malaysian Air flight last week, is set to translate into higher ticket prices for passengers. “If you lengthen routes, you use more fuel so it is more costly,” Air France-KLM Group Chief Executive Officer Alexandre de Juniac said in Paris today. “At the end of the day, we will have to increase slightly the price of the ticket on those routes. I think that is perfectly fair.”

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    Fast-food scare adds foreign-owned suppliers to food woes

    Associated Press For five days, restaurant patrons from Shanghai to Tokyo have been reeling from revelations that hamburgers, chicken nuggets and other products they bought from some of the world’s best-known food chains -- including Oak Brook-based McDonald’s Corp. and Yum! Brands Inc.’s KFC and Pizza Hut -- were made with spoiled meat.

    Jul 25, 2014 10:04 AM

    China is suffering through yet another food-safety scandal, and this time even the foreign- owned suppliers are under the microscope. For five days, restaurant patrons from Shanghai to Tokyo have been reeling from revelations that hamburgers, chicken nuggets and other products they bought from some of the world’s best-known food chains -- including Oak Brook-based McDonald’s Corp. and Yum! Brands Inc.’s KFC and Pizza Hut -- were made with spoiled meat.

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    Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain

    Shoppers encounter empty shelves as they shop at the Market Basket supermarket in Haverhill, Mass.

    Jul 25, 2014 8:57 AM

    It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures. They're grocery store owners. workers' revolt at the Market Basket supermarket chain has led to empty store shelves, angry customers and support for a boycott from more than 100 state legislators and mayors. Industry analysts say worker revolts at non-union companies are rare, but what's happening at Market Basket is particularly unusual because the workers are not asking for higher pay or better benefits.

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    De Beers sees resurgent demand for diamonds in Modi’s India

    De Beers, the world’s biggest diamond producer, is increasing output of the gems to meet demand. The company mined 16 million carats in the first half, a 12 percent increase from last year.

    Jul 25, 2014 8:03 AM

    De Beers expects new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to champion the diamond industry and sees a return to growth for the world’s third-biggest market.“India is the good news versus last year,” Philippe Mellier, De Beers chief executive officer, said in an phone interview in London today. “It is clearly starting to grow again. The election of Mr. Modi is clearly changing the paradigm there. We all believe he is going to support the industry.”

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