Related Midwest’s has chopped the height of the two skyscrapers it is proposing for the former Chicago Spire site in an effort to win approval for the long-awaited development. The design by One World
Stocks sank again after another wild day, extending a rout that left Wall Street with its worst week since October 2008. The market clawed back much of its intraday losses in the last 15 minutes of trading.
Column: Can an Amazon warehouse deliver the architectural beauty of Chicago’s old warehouses and factories? Don’t bet on
The next time an Amazon package arrives at your door, think of where it came from: A sprawling warehouse that’s a miracle of logistics and a piece of architecture with as much personality as a cardboard
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell pledged Friday that the Fed will "use our tools" to support the economy, an effort to ease fears over the viral outbreak and a strong signal of a likely rate cut,
Chicago-based Paper Source to reopen 30 stores closed by bankrupt Papyrus, but don’t expect any Papyrus greeting cards
Chicago-based Paper Source is buying 30 stores closed by bankrupt greeting card and gift retailer Papyrus, including one in the city’s Loop. Paper Source, a maker of stationery, greeting cards and craft
At AllCell Technologies’ facility in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood, dozens of employees are cranking out lithium-ion batteries, destined to power drones, electric vehicles and more. The key
United extends China flight cancellations, reduces service to other Asian destinations as coronavirus spreads
United Airlines is extending its cancellation of all flights between the U.S. and China through April as the coronavirus epidemic continues to spread. The Chicago-based airline also announced Friday it
Foxconn’s Wisconsin factory isn’t what it initially promised. Can it still turn Mount Pleasant into a high-tech hub?
By the end of the year, Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn expects to start production at a brand-new liquid crystal display manufacturing plant in southeast Wisconsin. The million-square-foot building’s
Fear of the spreading coronavirus has led to a global run on sales of face masks despite evidence that most people who aren't sick don't need to wear them. Many businesses are sold out, while others are
Stock market just had a ‘correction’ over coronavirus fears. Here’s what that means and what might be next.
After six days of being pounded by a virus-induced, global sell-off, U.S. markets hit a milestone this week. The S&P 500 has dropped more than 10% from the record highs set just over a week ago as a fast-spreading
Chicago police to announce strategy to combat CTA crime spike, including adding 50 officers to 'L' patrol unit and center
Chicago police plan to beef up patrols and investigations to address a spike in crime on the CTA’s rail system. In a plan to be announced Friday, the department will add 50 officers to the unit that patrols
The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank nearly 1,200 points Thursday, deepening a weeklong global market rout caused by worries that the coronavirus outbreak will wreak havoc on the global economy. Bond
Minnesota wheat and soybean farmer Tim Dufault summed up his reaction to the Trump administration’s trade war with China. “We are now nearly two years into a trade war that we were told would be good easy
A manufacturer based in nearby McHenry County is moving its global headquarters to Libertyville, becoming the second company that has made plans in recent weeks to relocate to Innovation Park in the village.
Walmart is confirming that it's developing a competitor to Amazon's juggernaut Prime membership program. The company declined on Thursday to offer details, but a spokeswoman said it will be called Walmart+.
Best Buy Co. reported strong fourth-quarter results as shoppers bought appliances, mobile phones and tablets during the holiday season. The robust results, announced Thursday, beat Wall Street expectations,
How ownership of Tribune Publishing -- the parent company of the Chicago Tribune -- has changed since 2006
For more than a decade, sweeping leadership changes have become the norm for Tribune Publishing, owner of the Chicago Tribune and other major newspapers including the New York Daily News, the Baltimore
Weeks after a management shake-up at the top of the company, Tribune Publishing on Thursday announced a reorganization of the leadership of its flagship paper, the Chicago Tribune. Bruce Dold, who has
Sterling Bay wants to sell the McDonald’s HQ building, and a deal could shatter the record price in Chicago’s Fulton Market
McDonald’s headquarters building is for sale in a potential $450 million deal that could shatter the record sale price for any building in Chicago’s fast-growing Fulton Market district. Building owner
An employee opened fire Wednesday at one of the nation's largest breweries in Milwaukee, killing five fellow workers before taking his own life, police said. The assailant who attacked the Molson Coors
An outbreak of 14 new E. coli illnesses were likely caused by sprouts from Jimmy John’s, federal authorities said Wednesday, marking the sixth outbreak linked to the Champaign-based sandwich chain. The
Amazon is planning to open a grocery store in south Naperville, according to a liquor license application submitted to the city. Amazon Retail LLC has requested a Class D liquor license to sell package
There’s a 16-year gap in life expectancy between Chicago’s West Side and the Loop. Here’s what local hospitals are doing
Half a dozen Chicago hospital systems and the American Medical Association are doubling down on efforts to close a 16-year gap between the life expectancies of Chicagoans living on the city’s West Side
Widespread coronavirus quarantine would create captive audience for TV stations, WGN-TV owner Nexstar says
While health officials warn of “significant disruption” and the stock market drops over coronavirus fears, WGN-TV owner Nexstar Media Group sees an economic upside: If people end up hunkered down at home
Lent in the age of the Impossible Burger: Do rules against eating meat on Fridays apply to fake meat?
Meat is forbidden on Fridays during Lent, driving many Catholics and other observant Christians to partake in fish frys, seafood specials and McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish during the season. The explosion of
Delta Air Lines said Wednesday it will reduce flights to South Korea as concern rises about the spread of the new virus beyond China. Delta said it will suspend flights between Seoul and Minneapolis after