Retailers struggled during boom times. What happens if there's a recession?
High-profile bankruptcies and store closures have gutted some of the nation's biggest retailers -- and that's during good economic times.
Ransomware attacks are expensive threats to city and state governmentsExperts worry that many local governments are sitting ducks; municipalities often lack the funding to keep their security systems up to date. Their lawmakers and employees are not experts in cyber crime. It's an emergency situation that takes all victims off guard, and often without a clear road map for how to respond.
It takes time to make friends at a new job -- but a candy bowl is a good startUsually, finding "our people" at work takes weeks and months of daily proximity and small talk, borrowing staplers and awkwardly sipping sodas at work-sponsored social events.
Cities offering salary negotiation classes for womenTraining women to negotiate for higher pay "is a way to work more deliberately to close the pay gap," said Kim Churches, head of the American Association of University Women, which runs negotiation workshops in cities across the country.
What's behind the persistent shortage of lifesaving EpiPensEpiPens, which can help stop a severe or life-threatening allergic reaction, have been hard to get since at least May 2018. The EpiPen shortage can be traced at least in part to two factories in Missouri.
What's coming from Apple? Pro iPhones, new iPads, larger MacBook ProHere's what to expect from Apple Inc. in the coming weeks and months.
The quantum revolution is coming, and Chinese scientists are at the forefrontQuantum technology is an emerging field that could transform information processing and confer big economic and national-security advantages to countries that dominate it. To the dismay of some in the United States, China's formidable investment is helping it catch up with Western research in the field and, in a few areas, pull ahead.
Seven basic questions about quantum technology, answeredWhat is quantum technology? Here are some basic questions and answers.
App makers say Apple's move to protect kids' privacy could devastate their businessesUnder the new rules, kids apps on Apple's App Store will be banned from using external analytics software -- invisible lines of code that collect extremely detailed information about who is using an app and how. Apple is also severely curtailing their ability to sell ads, which underpins the business model that results in many apps being free.
Yes, Apple wants people to know how to clean its new credit cardApple believes some of its zealous customers will treasure its new titanium credit card so much that they will spend time polishing its white finish. That's why Apple has posted instructions on how to clean the card properly.
The billion-dollar race to become China's Amazon TwitchTwitch, acquired by Amazon for nearly $1 billion in 2014, is the dominant game-streaming platform in the U.S. Yet its absence from China -- due to a government ban -- has given local startups a chance to fight for the world's largest gaming market.
Opportunity Zones: More than traditional real estate developmentSince Opportunity Zones were first authorized in December 2017 as part of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, there has been significant discussion about how to best utilize these opportunities and obtain the resulting tax benefi
Suburban Business News
from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- Des PlainesCould a new Rivers Casino be headed to Waukegan?
- SchaumburgBlackwood BBQ to open outside Woodfield Mall Aug. 26
- Elk Grove VillageElk Grove Township homeowners sue to block warehouse in backyards
- St. CharlesNew Wahlburgers restaurant taking shape in St. Charles
- BataviaArmy veteran's Batavia coffee business grows through care, camaraderie
- BusinessArlington Heights company to install more than 5,000 solar panels
- HuntleyHuntley board approves proposal for fitness center in business park
- PalatineMac's on Slade in Palatine closes after surrendering liquor license
- East DundeeSanta Springs water play area opening today at Santa's Village in East Dundee
- WheatonMilitary convoy passes through DuPage County
- Des PlainesMillennium Bank earns 5-star rating from BauerFinancial
- Glendale HeightsFamily Dollar sets store grand reopening
- BarringtonNeuroBalance Center in Barrington with ninth annual gala
- NapervilleFamily of heart attack survivor spreading lifesaving skills through CPR
- NewsArlington Heights funeral home to host naloxone training to prevent opioid overdoses
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