Business

Business Weekend for Top Students

On Wednesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced ThinkChicago, a new program dedicated to bringing top students from regional universities to Chicago for a weekend in order to learn about business, network with professionals and consider a post-graduate career in Chicago. “My administration is committed to investing in the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs,” said Mayor […]

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Illinois Gets Bad Grade for Business

In a survey of more than 500 CEOs, Chief Executive.net found that Illinois ranked 48 out of 50 on a list of the Best/Worst States for Business. The CEOs ranked the states by taxes, regulation, workforce quality and living environment. Illinois was third from the bottom, dropping 40 places in the last five years. The […]

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‘Cities of Opportunity’ Ranking: Where Chicago Falls

On Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm, WBBM 780’s Kris Kridel briefs us on the latest business news. Tonight, she’ll tell us about accounting and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers’ “Cities of Opportunity” study, which ranks the world’s 26 financial capitals based on 10 different indicators including lifestyle assets, sustainability and economic clout. Chicago ranked seventh best for […]

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Losing Money with Groupon

While Groupon has taken off with consumers, not every business is giving their experience with the company a glowing review. At least one Chicago sandwich shop owner says his Groupon promotion almost cost him his business. Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood has a vibrant and bustling business district. Over the years many trendy stores have come […]

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