| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:17 PM
On his first day on the job as CEO at hospital billings company Accretive Health Inc., Dr. Emad Rizk said Monday his first priority is to finish a massive restatement of the company’s finances dating back to the second quarter of 2010.
Rizk, in an...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Most consumers will tell you they prefer fresh, tasty, healthy food over processed, greasy, assembly-line fare. Millennials, though, may be the first generation to back that up with their wallets.
Fast-food operators say they are getting increasing...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Summer may not have technically begun yet, but Warner Bros. may already be itching for a vacation.
First, the film studio released the Adam Sandler-starring "Blended," which has grossed a disappointing $45 million worldwide since bowing May 23, the...
| Jun 7, 2014
Under Armour, which has wooed consumers with sweat-wicking T-shirts and other innovations, is banking on a new fabric that conforms to the foot like a second skin to help the company break into the crowded athletic shoe market.
| Jun 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
3D may have staged yet another revival.
Last summer, the premium format went from sizzle to fizzle, with most audience members opting not to don the tinted specs for the likes of "Turbo," "The Wolverine" and "World War Z."
What a difference an Oscar-...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:41 AM
The Chicago-area Charter One branches that U.S. Bank bought from Rhode Island-based Citizens Financial Group have opened today under the U.S. Bank name.
The transaction gives U.S. Bank a total of more than 160 branches in the Chicago area, and nearly...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:59 PM
With two Illinois companies making headlines this year for considering a move to more tax-friendly countries in Europe, Sen. Richard Durbin said Monday he will introduce legislation this week that would close tax loopholes for corporations that take...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Jewel-Osco, Chicago's biggest grocer, reopened five former Dominick's locations on Tuesday under its own banner with deluxe offerings such as juice bars, popcorn-making stations and coffee shops.
The chain believes such amenities, along with a larger...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:30 AM
HONG KONG - "Transformers- Age of Extinction" enjoyed a huge debut in China and it topped a massive week for Hollywood in the Middle Kingdom. But the highest scoring film of the year so far remains Chinese. And with local and Hollywood titles powering...
| May 28, 2014
Jeff Bezos tells of going through "A" words in the dictionary when he decided to call his nascent e-commerce site Amazon. As the name of the world's largest river, he felt it conveyed a sense of size.
Coincidentally, the word Amazon also appears in some...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:17 PM
A new audit that finds 57,000 veterans have waited more than three months for an appointment at Veterans Affairs facilities sparked more outrage Monday on Capitol Hill even as the VA inspector general said its investigation has widened to include...