| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:09 AM
Shares of Chicago-based Potbelly Corp. lost roughly one-fourth of their value in Thursday morning trading, the day after the sandwich chain gave a bleak report on its latest quarter and slashed its expectations for the year.
Some Wall Street analysts...
| Jul 11, 2014
Accretive Health Inc. on Thursday named its third new chief executive in the past two years.
The beleaguered Chicago-based hospital billings and revenue management company, embroiled in controversy and management problems for more than two years, named...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:08 PM
The Alex Theatre ended the third quarter with a 16% drop in income to $235,545 compared to the same quarter a year ago, with venue operators attributing the decline to closures associated with the theater’s 6,600-square-foot expansion, according...
| Jun 20, 2014
Allstate Corp. appears to rely more on credit scores than other big insurers when quoting premiums for consumers shopping for car insurance, a WalletHub.com survey found.
The personal finance website found that there is usually a 65 percent differential...
| Jun 23, 2014
If delivering products was all there was to running a tech company, Ixia of Calabasas would be in good shape.
Founded in 1997, Ixia began as a provider of high-speed data network systems — extremely fast information pipelines — for well-...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Shares of Ulta Beauty jumped 14 percent on Wednesday after a strong earnings report late Tuesday left the cosmetics and salon retailer looking quite pretty.
Ulta shares opened at $96.17 and had climbed to $98 by 10 a.m. Central, up from a Tuesday...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Following a wave of calamities at sea, Carnival Corp. reported strong profit and revenue in its fiscal second quarter, with bookings for the rest of the year on pace to surpass last year's numbers.
For the three months ended May 31, Carnival reported...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Citing strong reactions to its plans for launching three digital networks, Cinedigm topper Chris McGurk is promising a robust expansion of its streaming services.
McGurk made the assertion Wednesday as part of Cinedigm's earnings report for its fourth...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:40 PM
McCormick & Co. saw its profit jump nearly 8 percent in the second quarter amid higher sales to consumers as well as to food manufacturers and restaurants, the Sparks-based spice maker said Thursday.
But higher-than-expected earnings, mostly driven by...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Back in mid-1930s Los Angeles, Hubert Hansen probably never envisioned that his fresh juice business would turn into a monster.
Monster Beverage Corp. of Corona has become a giant in the energy drink industry and may be on track to overtake its...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:19 AM
The lackluster economy prompted Gov. Martin O'Malley to propose erasing $84 million in planned spending for next year.
Just a day after the new state budget took effect, O'Malley persuaded the Board of Public Works unanimously to approve a modest set of...