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  • Margaret L. Snyder: Revolution of the Sixties has no place in the 21st century

    The faculty speaker at a recent commencement spoke glowingly of the "revolution of the Sixties" and praised those who labor for the extension of that revolution today. The revolution actually began before the Sixties and has enjoyed considerable...
  • Sun Capital shines in buying, fixing and selling firms

    Sun Capital shines in buying, fixing and selling firms
    Sun Capital Partners of Boca Raton may not be a household name, but some of the businesses it controls probably ring a bell: Boston Market, Johnny Rockets, Friendly's and The Limited Stores. The consolidated revenues of those businesses and others...
  • Investing: The urge to merge is back in a big way

    Every week, it seems, brings news of a corporate coupling (or at least an invitation). Buyouts are brisk in industries ranging from technology to health care, from finance to consumer goods. Halfway through 2014, U.S. companies had announced more than 9,...
  • What you can buy for $350,000 in Chicago

    With the popularity of telecommuting continuing to rise and as startup businesses blossom from homes as well, we have chosen to focus this month on three great properties in Chicago that offer spaces for a home office. "As families evolve and as access...
  • Green Line station restaurant in Englewood to serve up eggs, jobs for teens

    Green Line station restaurant in Englewood to serve up eggs, jobs for teens
    Now arriving at the Halsted Green Line stop: your train, with a side of eggs. Chef Darryl Fuery, of South Deering, was awarded a contract last week by the CTA board to open Praise Chicago Restaurant, an eatery that Fuery says will not only satisfy the...
  • IBM says sale of low-end server business gets regulator approval

    IBM says sale of low-end server business gets regulator approval
    International Business Machines Corp IBM.N said on Friday that U.S. regulators had approved the $2.3 billion sale of its low-end server business to Lenovo Group Ltd 0992.HK, as the company continues its shift to more profitable software and services...
  • P&G eyes Duracell, Braun in sweeping brand culling: sources

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co is working with advisors including Goldman Sachs Group as the world's largest household products maker reviews up to 100 underperforming brands for potential divestiture, people familiar with the matter said....
  • Young UCF entrepreneur moves up in moving business

    Young UCF entrepreneur moves up in moving business
    Jonathan Crain had just driven 1,500 miles and was lugging heavy furniture up five flights of stairs when he developed a true appreciation for his moving-company workers. Since that day in 2007, shortly after he bought a Two Men and A Truck franchise in...
  • Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

     Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
    Dorri McWhorter, the shoe-obsessed, Beyonce-referencing, financially minded CEO of the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, leans on the kitchen island of her Chinatown loft as she draws arrows on a piece of paper. It looks like a bunch of scribbles. But it's...
  • Brown, Hogan make pitches to county officials

    Brown, Hogan make pitches to county officials
    — Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan promised government officials from across the state Saturday that he would usher in a "new era of state and county cooperation," while Democratic rival Anthony G. Brown vigorously defended Maryland'...
  • Baltimore should dump 'minor privilege' fees [Letter]

    Baltimore should dump 'minor privilege' fees [Letter]
    As a business and property owner, I have paid Baltimore's "minor privilege" fees for 29 years ("Minor privilege, major disincentive," Aug. 14). I pay nearly $1,200 a year, so they are not minor. These fees allow my business to have three windows, a sign...