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  • As Square considers IPO, rancor from merchants is a trouble spot

    SAN FRANCISCO — Square came in handy for Camilla Barry in accepting payments at her bed-and-breakfast in the Northern California town of Rumsey — until a guest disputed a room charge in May. That's when Barry discovered that Square Inc.,...
  • Local innovators part of electronics trade show

    Local innovators part of electronics trade show
    A First World family feud and a lights-out epiphany in Central America resulted in two of this year's most talked-about launches at the 2014 International CES, the world's largest consumer electronics trade show, held each January in Las Vegas. For many...
  • More local businesses should be considered for contracts, Mundelein officials say

    More local businesses should be considered for contracts, Mundelein officials say
    Some Mundelein trustees say they want the village to reach out to more in-town businesses to help with the construction of the new $10.4 million village hall expected to open this summer. Mayor Steve Lentz had to break a tie at a recent board meeting to...
  • Seeing a network of business alliances

    All companies sit somewhere in a supply chain. Most have competitors and collaborators. And yet we look at businesses very often in isolation — as if their results depend solely on their own separate efforts. The principal achievement of the...
  • How to make lethargic L.A. grow

    How to make lethargic L.A. grow
    The recent report from the Los Angeles 2020 Commission paints a bleak picture for Los Angeles, with a laundry list of ills facing the city. Our concern is that the commission will recommend options, to come within 90 days, that mimic those of the past:...
  • Good things can happen when workers are free to take risks

     Good things can happen when workers are free to take risks
    As Central Florida businesses strap in for 2014, innovation is the magic mojo, the secret sauce that every company hopes to cook up. It's the product that puts them on the map, the new service that stuns competitors, the revelation that blows up an...
  • Citizens Business Bank's caution in boom times is a key to survival

    Citizens Business Bank's caution in boom times is a key to survival
    Few regions were hit harder by the Great Recession than the Inland Empire, where foreclosures turned neighborhoods into ghost towns and real estate projects dissolved into weeds and broken dreams. So it's not surprising that four of the five largest...
  • St. Charles approves new liquor license renewal fees

    Bars and some restaurants in St. Charles will need a permit to stay open past midnight when they renew their liquor licenses this spring, the City Council decided Tuesday night. The change comes after months of discussion prompted the city's newly...
  • Commentary: Polystyrene ban makes perfect sense

    As the debate over the proposed ban on single-use polystyrene food ware and beverage containers heats up in Huntington Beach, it's time for facts. Unfortunately, a lot of misinformation has been swirling around about polystyrene, sometimes referred to as...
  • Blizzards: By Any Tally, 1888 Is First

    Blizzards: By Any Tally, 1888 Is First
    Snow in Connecticut is as common as the head cold. Amid our sizable inventory of snowstorms, however, there are a shovelful that stand out for reasons as diverse as their intensity, size, duration, timing, early or late arrival, even their political...
  • 7 new Web domains to be released

    7 new Web domains to be released
    On the Internet, .com is about to get some more company. Seven new Web domains including .bike, .guru and .clothing are scheduled to be released Wednesday, the first of hundreds of online address extensions expected to become available over the next few...