Savvy Sister consignment sale expanding from Elmhurst to Schaumburg
The Savvy Sister women's pop-up consignment sale has exceeded its founders' expectations since it launched in Elmhurst four years ago, and now it's expanding to Schaumburg.
Row houses added to plans for Schaumburg's massive north-side projectSignificant progress continues to be made on the simultaneous redevelopment of the former 322-acre Motorola Solutions campus in Schaumburg and the planned transformation of the area across Meacham Road to the east into an entertainment district complementary to the Schaumburg Convention Center it neighbors.
Discover names new CFODiscover Financial Services announced John T. Greene, a financial executive in the banking, insurance and pharmaceutical industries, has been named executive vice president, chief financial officer and a member of the company's executive committee, effective Sept. 18.
Edmunds rates best used vehicles for college driversMany college-bound students, whether it be a freshman leaving home for the first time or a grad student needing more reliable transportation, require the purchase of a vehicle. To help out, Edmunds has identified five common requirements for college drivers and recommended a slightly used vehicle for each.
AmEx says 70% of its new credit card customers pay annual feesAnnual fees aren't scaring customers away from American Express Co.'s credit cards.
FCC approves Tribune Media sale: What's next for WGN?By a 3-2 vote Monday the Federal Communications Commission approved the sale of Chicago-based Tribune Media to Nexstar Media Group, resulting in creation of the largest broadcast station group in the country. The $6.4 billion transaction, expected to close as soon as this week, will put ownership of Tribune Media flagships WGN-Channel 9 and WGN 720-AM outside of Chicago for the first time since WGN's founding in 1924. Nexstar is based in Dallas.
Average FICO credit score hits new highThe widely used FICO credit score ranges from a low of 300 to a high of 850. A high score - along with other financial factors - can place you in a tier that results in the best lending deals. But high scores beyond a certain threshold are pretty much equal.
Analysis: Trump is demanding low or even zero interest rates. There's a real downside.Low interest rates hurt people who depend on investments, especially retirees with modest incomes.
Analysis: U.S. recession indicators haven't made up their mindsYes, manufacturing is slumping, uncertainty is mounting globally and businesses are paring spending as global demand slows and the U.S.-China trade war rages. But unemployment near a five-decade low is buoying consumers, stock prices remain elevated and the Federal Reserve is already cutting interest rates.
Forbes named 99 men and only one woman on its list of 'most innovative leaders'Readers had to scroll all the way down to No. 75 to find the first -- and only -- woman on the list, Ross Stores CEO Barbara Rentler. A photo of her was not included.
Poor and middle-class Americans are much less likely to survive into their 70s, report saysPoorer Americans are much less likely to survive into their 70s and 80s than rich Americans, a stark life-expectancy divide compounded by the nation's growing disparities in wealth, according to a federal report.
Columns | Glendale Heights-based Morley marks 50 years of rocking the music industryFifty years ago, brothers Marv and Ray Lebow finally got serious about turning their TV-radio repair business into a manufacturer of compact speakers and guitar effect devices. Today, Morley's guitar pedals and effects devices continue to make the company a big player in the music industry.
Co-working space or office lease? The bottom line isn't just moneyThe popularity of co-working arrangements over traditional office leases continues to grow, and it's easy to see why. They're more flexible, require much less planning, and offer substantial cost savings on both space and services. No wonder today's millennial workforce loves them. What's not to like? Plenty, argue attorneys Scott Hargadon and Holly Eubanks, specialists in leasing law at Meltzer, Purtill & Stelle, a leading Chicago area commercial real estate law firm. Beneath the seemingly obvious benefits, the two point out, lurks a quagmire of potentially costly risks, due largely to a lack of well-defined rights and regulations.
Business laws up-to-dateThis summer saw some business-critical legislation become laws. Updates are provided here on two new laws,
Tight labor market in western suburbs: Impediments and solutionsThe economies in the Western Suburbs are the envy of the rest of Illinois.
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- SchaumburgSavvy Sister consignment sale expanding from Elmhurst to Schaumburg
- SchaumburgRow houses added to plans for Schaumburg's massive north-side project
- BusinessDiscover names new CFO
- BusinessEdmunds rates best used vehicles for college drivers
- BataviaBatavia woman one of two new Legionnaires' cases outside senior living community
- Lake in the HillsThrough highs and lows, Cobra still the car of his dreams
- NewsLegislators picking corporate winners topic of Arlington Heights forum
- Rolling MeadowsNorthrop Grumman nets $96M contract with Australian Air Force
- ItascaConstable: 'Miracle baby' now working on cystic fibrosis cure
- SchaumburgWhere do people work in Schaumburg? Woodfield leads the way
- Vernon HillsBrookdale Vernon Hills launches $12 million project to add dementia care
- BarringtonLong-awaited Moretti's opening near Metra station in Barrington
- ItascaHaymarket drug and alcohol treatment center proposal for Itasca loses more support
- Long GroveVideo gambling regrets? Long Grove officials raise concerns after granting sixth license
- AntiochHow suburban state rep got hotels joining the fight against human trafficking
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