Business

Closed Sign
March 04, 2018 - 4:23 pm
MATTESON (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — The Carson Pirie Scott store in south suburban Matteson has abruptly closed, local leaders say. Employees were told at a morning meeting that the store was closing immediately, village officials said in a news release. A news conference with Village President Sheila...
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McDonald's Dollar Menu
McDonald's Dollar Menu is displayed in a restaurant window in downtown Chicago. (Mike Ramsey/WBBM Newsradio)
March 02, 2018 - 5:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is losing its appetite for McDonald's, believing that there aren't many fans of its new Dollar Menu. Shares tumbled 5 percent to new low for the year Friday. Value menus have become the tool of choice at fast food companies to generate traffic. In January, McDonald's...
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Wall Street
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Andy Giersher
March 01, 2018 - 5:39 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Stocks closed sharply lower Thursday after President Trump promised stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The S&P 500 dropped 36, the NASDAQ lost 92 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed over 420 points, settling to 24,608. "I think this is a sell-off that...
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March 01, 2018 - 7:40 am
Walmart announced Wednesday that it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21 and would also remove items resembling assault-style rifles from its website.
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Alcohol
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February 28, 2018 - 10:23 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a bill Wednesday overturning Indiana's decades-old ban on selling carryout alcohol on Sundays. The bill takes effect immediately, which means Sunday alcohol sales will be allowed beginning this weekend at liquor stores, pharmacies, convenience stores...
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Wall Street
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Andy Giersher
February 28, 2018 - 5:58 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Stocks closed lower Wednesday, giving up earlier gains, as Wall Street finished a volatile month of trading. The S&P 500 lost 30, the NASDAQ fell 57 and the Dow Jones industrial average, hit the hardest, shed more than 380 points, settling just above the 25,000 mark...
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Gun File Photo
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Noon Business Hour
February 28, 2018 - 4:01 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Dick's Sporting Goods, the nation's largest sporting goods retailer, will stop selling so-called assault-style weapons like the one used in the recent Florida high school shooting. The retailer also announced it will bar customers under the age of 21 from buying any...
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