Microsoft co-founder, sports franchise owner Paul Allen dies at 65
Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died. He was 65.
Manufacturers gather for Elk Grove business expoNearly 100 Elk Grove Village-based businesses, from precision machining to plastics, came together Monday to network during the village's sixth annual business expo.
Sears files for bankruptcy just as things are looking up for U.S. retailWith shoppers feeling more free to spend and nicer malls on the upswing, the Sears bankruptcy filing is a clear sign of individual weakness, not an industry trend.
The Sears bankruptcy is likely to inflict pain on mall owners for yearsMall owners must now contend with the possibility of a full liquidation by Sears, which would mean a glut of retail real estate in an already oversupplied market.
Assurance relocating headquarters in SchaumburgAssurance, a large independent insurance brokerage firms, will relocate its headquarters to 20 N. Martingale Road in Schaumburg in 2019.
Hearthside Food Solutions acquires Greencore USAHearthside Food Solutions, a contract manufacturer, said it is acquiring Greencore USA, a frozen contract packaging and a producer of refrigerated, fresh-made sandwiches, entrees and salad kits.
Will college costs impact your business plan?Even if you and your business are the newest of startups, somewhere -- maybe in the last few sentences of your business plan or perhaps simply a thought in the back of your mind -- the idea exists that the ultimate sale of your business will provide a comfortable pile of retirement cash. Depending on which way the economic winds blow, that may be the case. Lots of advisers will talk to you about retirement. Not so many include college costs in their discussions.
Feder: What happened to those Sun-Times podcasts?The Chicago Sun-Times has put its series of weekly podcasts on hold.
The cannabis industry is hiring. One snag: Pot is still illegalAs Canada prepares to legalize weed next week, and regulations loosen in some U.S. states, there's growing demand for experienced executives to take leadership roles and help startup companies create the next generation of pot products. Yet, the federal ban in the U.S. has created a legal minefield for headhunters trying to find enough bodies to meet demand.
Wall Street's new left: Millennials see a politics beyond profitA new generation in finance has embraced progressive politics as never before. Even on Wall Street, 20- and 30-somethings have drifted left since Bernie Sanders injected democratic socialism into presidential politics in 2016.
How to see the world in your 20s without racking up debtYou badly want to travel the world. But if your bank account could talk, it would say, "Are you kidding?" With the right moves, you can budget for travel without going into the red.
There ain't no sanity clause: The Marx Brothers interpret waivers of subrogationThere ain't no sanity clause: The Marx Brothers interpret waivers of subrogation
Suburban Business News
from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- Elk Grove VillageManufacturers gather for Elk Grove business expo
- Hoffman EstatesSears files for bankruptcy just as things are looking up for U.S. retail
- Hoffman EstatesThe Sears bankruptcy is likely to inflict pain on mall owners for years
- Hoffman EstatesSears posts job openings with bankruptcy filing ink still wet
- SchaumburgAssurance relocating headquarters in Schaumburg
- Vernon HillsConstruction complete at Vernon Hills office
- GurneeGurnee closes new farmers market for the season Sunday
- AlgonquinHand Crafted Pizza Co. in Algonquin offers a healthy spin on a favorite
- NapervilleWhat is dyslexia? Not what you think, experts say
- NapervilleParent action hopes to help reading work for kids with dyslexia
- NapervilleSigns Now Naperville receives international award
- Hoffman EstatesSears files for bankruptcy
- Long GroveLake County sheriff's office to host three drug take back events
- RoselleSparse deck, lackluster yard spring back to life for Get Your Summer On winners
- NapervilleChef by Request features custom catering to every degree
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