| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Lombard's efforts to bring new businesses to town are showing results, with a Mexican restaurant set to open as soon as late September and what operators describe as a production brewery expected to open by early November.
"We've been talking to Lombard...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 12:25 PM
It's a common plight: Someone wants to open a store online but doesn't have the technical skills.
A Tamarac business is growing by meeting that need.
3dCart is a company that allows anyone to build an online store — without knowing how to code....
| Oct 15, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Lots of businesspeople apparently want to know more aboaut Facebook.
More than 500 attended an event Wednesday at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton to help small businesses optimize the social media site.
Small-business owners said they're...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:16 AM
A group of Glencoe parents and community members displeased with a new policy restricting the delivery of school lunches to one vendor hired by the local PTO gathered at a School District 35 Board of Education meeting Monday night, asking district...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Norwegian Air Shuttle's plan to launch the biggest low-cost airline crossing the Atlantic took another hit last week when former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said the federal government should withhold a permit for the carrier, pending further...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 11:39 AM
A Central Florida startup investor is aiming at a core industry here: travel.
Lake Wales resident Matt Zito successfully launched and sold two travel-related companies. Then he became an advisor and a consultant. Now he is launching a service called...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 8:29 AM
A crackdown on unstamped cigarette sales resulted in citations for 165 Chicago businesses over two months, the city Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection announced Thursday morning.
The "Check the Stamps" campaign came in the wake of...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Amended plans for a mixed-use development in the former Ben Franklin store have been approved by the Palos Heights City Council.
The council did not discuss the plans last week before voting, but Michael Coogan, owner of Brigid Capital Investments and...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 1:15 PM
A new restaurant will be opening next month that will bring the "farm to fork" concept right into the heart of downtown Plainfield.
Sovereign, at 24295 W. Lockport St., will serve food and craft beer with an emphasis on local ingredients.
| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:22 AM
At a Bolingbrook Village Board meeting in May, longtime Mayor Roger Claar lamented the high cost of hockey, not only for those who play it but for those who run ice arenas.
The Village Board, a group that has supported Claar virtually without dissent...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Frankfort officials on Oct. 20 shelled out more than $65,000 to entice three business expansions — including a sprawling sports complex — and named a longtime employee utilities director.
Xpress Solutions, a logistics firm, and Roma Sports...