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  • Supreme Court declines to hear moldy washer suits against Sears, others

    Supreme Court declines to hear moldy washer suits against Sears, others
    The U.S. Supreme Court gave consumers a victory on Monday by allowing them to proceed with class-action lawsuits alleging that millions of front-loading washing machines they bought suffered from mold or musty odors. By refusing to hear the appeals in...
  • Emory Williams, longtime Sears executive, 1911-2014

     Emory Williams, longtime Sears executive, 1911-2014
    Retirement was about the only thing at which Sears, Roebuck & Co. executive and Chicago civic leader Emory Williams didn't excel. Mr. Williams, who started at Sears in 1933 as a warehouse clerk, was the company's treasurer and chief financial officer...
  • Kroger plans move to York County Kmart building

    Kroger plans move to York County Kmart building
    YORK — The Kroger grocery store plans to move next door with Kmart at Village Square at Kiln Creek Shopping Center, both companies confirmed Monday. "We're proposing that we'd be building a new 90,000-square-foot prototype Kroger store in one half...
  • Ace Hardware wants to keep employees' state taxes

    Ace Hardware wants to keep employees' state taxes
    Two years after Ace Hardware received a 10-year tax incentive package to keep its headquarters in Oak Brook, the company is back asking for a special tax break. The 4,700-store cooperative is seeking legal authority to collect the $12.7 million it was...
  • Cigna Announces Private Exchanges, Latest In Growing Trend

    Cigna Corp. said Tuesday it has launched its first proprietary private health insurance exchanges, setting up employer-based marketplaces to sell coverage to workers in four major metropolitan regions. The programs are offered for the first time this...
  • District 112 hires new superintendent

    District 112 hires new superintendent
    In the hiring of Michael Bregy as North Shore District 112's next superintendent, the district has found an engaged educator willing to make difficult decisions, according to parents, school officials and Bregy himself. Last week, District 112...
  • Illinois companies delivered in 2013

    Illinois companies delivered in 2013
    You had to try hard to lose money in Illinois stocks in 2013. Like the overall market, a wide array of Illinois-based company stocks provided sweet rewards to investors last year, as individuals and institutions bought shares in anticipation of a...
  • Rosenthal: Technology tells us when the price is right

     Rosenthal: Technology tells us when the price is right
    Near the beginning of "Planes, Trains and Automobiles," the late, great Lake Forest auteur John Hughes' paean to business travel, a Chicago adman played by Steve Martin is desperate to get to New York's LaGuardia Airport for his holiday flight home. He...
  • Sears shares plunge after retailer forecasts 4th-quarter loss

    Sears shares plunge after retailer forecasts 4th-quarter loss
    Shares of Sears Holdings Corp. fell as much as 21% in late trading after the retailer forecasted a fourth-quarter loss and posted lower sales during the holiday period. The shares, which closed Thursday at $42.57, down $1.40, or 3.2%, tumbled 13% to...
  • Rosenthal: ADM's decision delivers a lesson in corporate strategy

    Rosenthal: ADM's decision delivers a lesson in corporate strategy
    Any out-of-towner can fall in love with Chicago when it's warm. Commit in December to making it your home and, beyond affection, it's likely you've simply decided this is somewhere you need to be. Three days ahead of the official arrival of winter,...
  • Rosenthal: Boeing makes sky-high request for states wanting 777X plant

    Rosenthal: Boeing makes sky-high request for states wanting 777X plant
    When it comes to corporate incentives, leave it to an aerospace company to test the limits of what will fly. For those hoping to host production of its newest big jet, Chicago-based Boeing has a wish list that even Santa, his reindeer and all his little...
  • Rosenthal: What happens if ADM walks as Illinois balks?

    Rosenthal: What happens if ADM walks as Illinois balks?
    Winded from the strain of finally addressing the public pension funding crisis last week, our elected heroes in Springfield opted to take a break rather than give one. Left unresolved is whether companies such as Decatur-based global agriculture giant...