David's Bridal files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Delaware
David's Bridal Inc. filed for bankruptcy with a plan to cut debt by more than $400 million and a deal with lenders that will keep stores open during a reorganization.
Why mice love our suburban homesConditions in the suburbs are ripe for mice, especially as the weather turns and the coldblooded critters look for warmth inside homes.
Amazon 'lotto' winners in New York and Virginia see housing jackpot"It's changed from a buyers' market to a sellers' market just like that," said Rick Rosa, a broker with Douglas Elliman Real Estate. "The slowdown that happened in Long Island City is now not going to happen."
Are you a minority borrower? You might want to think twice about using an online lender.Black and Latino consumers pay higher interest on home loans than whites or Asians with similar credit scores -- even when shopping online.
Bankers can only dream of deals with reluctant tech billionaireJack Dangermond spent his entire career ignoring the capital markets. The advantage of this approach was on full display last month, on a day when tech titans like Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg lost almost $33 billion, as the Nasdaq Composite Index dropped the most in more than seven years.
BuzzFeed will tell you what Millennials want, for a feeScotts Miracle-Gro, the plant-care giant, had a problem: Millennials weren't gardening enough. So the company turned to one of the most renowned experts on millennial behavior, BuzzFeed.
Inequality makes it harder than ever for cities to say no to AmazonWhen even mega-cities like New York are subsidizing Amazon, what hope does anyone else have?
Inside Nike's store of the future, where a smartphone helps you shopThe new flagship in New York is a template for cities around the globe.
Long Island City faces Amazon dilemma: How to reap rewards amid changing landscapeLong Island City, the New York neighborhood where Amazon plans to expand, has been changing from a working-class area to a gentrified hot spot for the past decade. HQ2 will accelerate that trend, sparking concerns from business owners and residents.
Shellshocked investors don't know where the next bomb will dropAnxiety is an occupational hazard, a fact of life, for professional traders. After all, even on good days, something is always going wrong, somewhere.
Why airlines don't want you to fly basic economyCarriers have a vested interest in making this bargain-basement travel as inconvenient as possible.
She's one of millions disillusioned with social media. She also helped create it.Bailey Richardson was one of the 13 original employees working at Instagram in 2012 when Facebook bought the viral photo-sharing app for $1 billion. She and four others from that small group now say the sense of intimacy, artistry and discovery that defined early Instagram and led to its success has given way to a celebrity-driven marketplace that is engineered to sap users' time and attention at the cost of their well-being.
A Weighty Question for Employers: Is it Illegal to Discriminate Against Employees Because of Obesity?Since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"), one of the issues which continues to perplex employers is whether obesity is a disability under the Act. The answer to this question is important for many reasons.
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.
The most ignored retirement assetThe main goal of someone when they retire is to make sure they have protected the Longevity of their money, they can maintain a Lifestyle they are accustomed, to have the Liquidity needed to maintain that lifestyle, and to leave a Legacy to their heirs.
Suburban Business News
from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- Des PlainesWhy mice love our suburban homes
- AlgonquinStores opening early for Fox Valley shoppers
- BusinessFortune Brands creates trade scholarships
- SchaumburgA.J Oster names new president
- Des PlainesCouple keeps their first car in original condition
- Des PlainesMouse prevention, removal tips
- PalatinePalatine chamber seeks award nominees
- BarringtonNew shoe store in downtown Barrington
- St. CharlesWindy City Motorcycle adds BMW and Royal Enfield
- BataviaBatavia resident restores historic Cigrand house
- BataviaFormer city council member opens consignment shop in Batavia
- BusinessAptarGroup increases prices
- Downers GroveConstable: Visiting one of his restaurants, founder Dick Portillo still one of the crew
- MundeleinMundelein jacks up fee for video gambling machines
- NapervilleIce cream business owner faces multiple child pornography charges in DuPage County
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