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  • 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...
  • Murdoch is 'resolute' in dropping Time Warner bid

    Even after 21st Century Fox withdrew its $80-billion bid for Time Warner, Wall Street wondered whether Rupert Murdoch was just playing possum, only to spring back to make another run at his rival. Murdoch, and his chief deputy, on Wednesday tried to...
  • Biz News: Newport Beach credit rating still 'AAA'

    The city of Newport Beach received a triple-A implied credit rating Friday from global credit rating and research group Fitch Ratings, according to a city news release. "Prudent financial management has resulted in a history of positive operations,...
  • Why theater and restaurants have grown together in Chicago

    Why theater and restaurants have grown together in Chicago
    Chicago, you likely have figured out by now, has more than its expected share of theaters and cutting-edge restaurants. This week at the Goodman Theatre, you can see a relatively rare collaboration between the two dominant local cultural industries....
  • Does word of mouth mean anything when it's bought and paid for?

    Does word of mouth mean anything when it's bought and paid for?
    Earlier this week an unusual email arrived in my inbox offering cold, hard cash. "After coming across Chicago Tribune," wrote the sender, Wil Matthews, offering not the most endearing or personal of salutations, although I suppose one can just come...
  • Florida firms helped versus foreign rivals: Front Burner

    Florida is a global hub for trade. It took decades of innovative efforts, resourcefulness and entrepreneurship from the private sector, strategic investments from the public sector and capitalizing on opportunities like free-trade agreements and the...
  • For some, part-time work is full-time worry

    For some, part-time work is full-time worry
    Since the recession, thousands of workers in every state have become trapped in part-time jobs that don't give them as many hours as they want. But in Illinois, the impact has been unusually harsh. In 2007, Illinois ranked 23rd in its rate of...
  • Winter Park Chamber looks at the future of workforce housing as the economy grows

    Winter Park Chamber looks at the future of workforce housing as the economy grows
    Statistics, Denise Weathers noted, don’t always tell the whole story. For example, she noted that the median home price in Winter Park in 2011 was $275,218. If that sounds expensive, Weathers added, keep in mind that the average sales price in the...
  • Mackey's $12 billion Whole Foods empire started with one store

    John Mackey had just turned 25 when he opened a small vegetarian food market in an old Victorian house in Austin, Texas. His business partner and girlfriend, Renee Lawson, was 21. Fast-forward 36 years, and Mackey has grown Whole Foods Market into a...
  • Impac Mortgage rolls out loans with easier qualifying terms

    An Irvine mortgage company that pulled the plug on its higher-risk loans a year before the Great Recession has launched an array of rule-bending home loans nationwide — a sign of a thaw in tightfisted lending standards in place since the housing...
  • Freelance workers a growing segment of California economy

    Freelance workers a growing segment of California economy
    A short gig doing security for the True Blood television show. A stint driving for a rental car company. A week as a customer service representative at a retail store. This is how Delvontaie Antwine, 34, makes do in California's economic recovery...