Formerly Des Plaines Office Equipment, iconic business grows in reach, expertise
Des Plaines Office Equipment evolved into one of the largest independent suppliers of equipment and service in the metropolitan Chicago region. The company has expanded into print services, video displays, IT network and cloud-based services and has a new name, Pulse Technology.
St. Charles likely to offer incentives for new sports barSt. Charles is expected to offer financial assistance to help transform a vacant downtown property into an upscale sports bar.
Among 1-percent earners, where are all the women?Women earn enough on their own to qualify for 1 percent status in just one of every 22 top-earning households, new research shows. The gap hasn't narrowed for at least 20 years.
Analysis: At fireside chats, the talk is all smoke and no flamesThe "fireside chat" promises the sort of woodsmoke-infused insight that can only come from stacking several important men next to flaming timber. But one thing is almost always missing -- fire.
Companies are also flunking retirement planningOnly 1 in 10 large employers offers a formal phased-retirement program that lets workers cut back their hours or responsibilities before they quit work entirely. That's too bad.
House approves $15 minimum wage by 2025, and Pritzker's expected to make it officialIllinois legislators moved quickly Thursday to deliver one of new Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker's top campaign promises, a gradual hike in the statewide minimum wage from $8.25 to $15 an hour -- more than double the pay floor that most of its Midwestern neighbors require.
N-Jet celebrates 40 years of flightPrivate jet charter and jet aircraft management company N-Jet is celebrating its 40th anniversary,
Caterpillar announces officer changesCaterpillar Inc. announced today several officer moves including changes in responsibilities for three Executive Office members, new roles for two current vice presidents and the appointment of two new vice presidents.
About those tax deductionsBefore you write the check to reserve seats for your business' annual Cubs Rooftop Outing, or other client event, you may want to check with your tax advisor.
How minimalism can declutter your finances, tooHere's how financial minimalism can help you clarify goals, reduce stress and focus on what matters.
Your cybersecurity plan is only as strong as your weakest linkAccording to the American Bankers Association, banks stopped nearly $17 billion in attempted deposit account fraud in 2016. And -- unfortunately -- small, family-owned and privately held businesses like this accounting firm are often the target of these scams.
Why do business owners need a transition plan?Why do business owners need a transition plan? There are six core reasons.
Suburban Business News
from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- Lake VillaID Label celebrates 25 years
- St. CharlesSt. Charles likely to offer incentives for new sports bar
- WheelingN-Jet celebrates 40 years of flight
- Rolling MeadowsRolling Meadows increases tobacco purchase age to 21
- Lake ZurichLake Zurich to vote on final Life Time Fitness plan
- Vernon HillsRestaurants planned outside Hawthorn Mall
- Mount ProspectDowntown apartment plan nears approval in Mount Prospect
- Naperville14 minutes that saved a life: How paramedics' quick thinking during stroke made all the difference
- AuroraAurora shooting: 'The worst day our company has ever had'
- ElginElgin popcorn shop Mama Lee's honored by city council
- GrayslakeGrayslake small business group growing, hosting a wine walk
- WinfieldHospital aims to diagnose 'broken hearts' in unborn babies
- BataviaSugar Grove mom invents Fizzy Magic -- a bath bomb for kids with a toy surprise inside
- SchaumburgNDS relocates corporate headquarters
- Lake ForestTenneco spinoff company to be called DRiV