Sears seeks offers on stores Lampert needs for turnaround
Sears is gauging what its stores are worth on the open market while weighing Chairman Eddie Lampert's $4.6 billion bid to buy the entire chain.
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Elmhurst Hospital earns Leapfrog Top Hospital honorELMHURST -- For the third year in a row, Elmhurst Hospital has been named a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group for achievements in patient safety and quality. The Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors U.S. hospitals can receive. The Leapfrog Group is an independent hospital watchdog organization. Elmhurst was one of 118 hospitals in the U.S. and seven in Illinois to be recognized in the categories of Top General Hospitals (35), Top Children's Hospitals (13), Top Rural Hospitals (17) and Top Teaching Hospitals (53).
M. Holland inks distribution pactM. Holland Company has been selected by Vienna, Austria-based polyolefins producer Borealis to be its distributor in North America.
Akorn CEO steps down after loss of $4.3 billion Fresenius dealAkorn Inc.'s CEO stepped down after the Delaware Supreme Court ruled that a rapid downturn in its business was grounds for Fresenius SE to walk away from a $4.3 billion buyout of the generic drugmaker.
City honors Kindred Coffee RoastersKindred Coffee Roasters, 148 W. Washington St. in downtown West Chicago, has won a 2018 Brilliance in Business Award from the city.
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Business Ledger | West returns to Program Productions as communications chiefProgram Productions Inc., a Lombard-based provider of labor management services to the broadcast television and entertainment industries, announced that Scott West will rejoin the company as its vice president -- communications and client services.
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Weiss & Company LLC celebrates 50th anniversary in styleLast month, a crowd of over 300 gathered at The Glen Club in Glenview to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Weiss & Company LLP, one of the area's most enduringly successful accounting firms.
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Suburban Business News
from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- Hoffman EstatesSears seeks offers on stores Lampert needs for turnaround
- BusinessElmhurst Hospital earns Leapfrog Top Hospital honor
- BusinessM. Holland inks distribution pact
- Lake ForestAkorn CEO steps down after loss of $4.3 billion Fresenius deal
- West ChicagoCity honors Kindred Coffee Roasters
- Des Plaines1972 Nova SS was an educational experience
- NapervilleNaperville nonprofit worries about adventure center's parking demand
- MundeleinMundelein board to meet Monday
- LibertyvillePrism Planning opens new office
- Elk Grove VillageENCLAVE to recognize five local leaders
- St. CharlesMoney Mailer marks 20 year anniversary
- Vernon HillsTGI Fridays in Vernon Hills closes after 25 years
- Naperville312 houses for one of Naperville's final farms gain early approval
- PalatinePalatine ice arena ready for grand opening in former Orbit roller rink
- RoselleRoselle has demolition party for abandoned gas station
Through the Film Magnifer: Cheech and Chong, White Sox, Sunbathing, Roller Disco, Muhammad Ali, war protests and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Johnny Cash, Homing Pigeons, John Belushi, Ted Nugent, Marshall Brodien and more.