| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:40 PM
The 2014 Dream Ride Experience, presented by Bozzuto’s Inc. and the Hometown Foundation to benefit Special Olympics, will take place, August 22 -24 in Farmington.
The event will unite motorcyclists, classic and exotic car enthusiasts, and families...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:31 PM
McDonald's Corp CEO Don Thompson sure could use a break.
The head of the world's biggest restaurant chain, who for much of his two years at the helm has been battling to spark sales growth in the United States and Europe, got battered by headline-...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:35 PM
NEW YORK Coca-Cola Co. sold more beverages in the second quarter, worldwide brand Coca-Cola volume grew 1 percent, Sprite rose 6 percent and Fanta was up 2 percent due to sponsorship of the FIFA World Cup, the company said Tuesday.
Improved gross margins...
| 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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
In 1995, Microsoft paid a reported $4 million to use The Rolling Stones' famous song "Start Me Up" in ads for its Windows95. According to one of Madison Avenue's most influential agencies, in 2014 that money would not be well spent.
MediaVest, an ad-...
| Jun 9, 2014
As global CEO of Chicago-based Starcom MediaVest Group, Laura Desmond, 49, is one of the most powerful and influential women in advertising. The southwest suburban native leads a staff of more than 7,300 employees across 132 offices around the world,...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:45 AM
LONDON - Oil company BP and the maker of Budweiser beer joined the ranks Monday of World Cup sponsors pressing soccer's rulers to tackle corruption allegations over the awarding of the 2022 tournament to Qatar.
The calls, which followed similar...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Here at Cars.com's headquarters in Chicago, we are bound by local tradition to refrain from putting ketchup on our hot dogs ??? but we'll certainly consider putting it in our cars if it's more palatable to the environment. Condiment giant......
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Tap to watch a TV show clip on Lifetime's iPad app, and a high-definition video ad for the Home Depot begins playing, it seems, even before your finger has left the screen.
Shaving milliseconds to get that and thousands of other video ads loaded...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Mike's Hard Lemonade Co. is now selling three flavors of its alcoholic drinks in 8-ounce cans, as it tries to appeal to people looking for smaller servings.
The Chicago-based malt beverage company said on Tuesday that its Mike's Harder Lemonade, Mike's...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Food and beverage companies can be sued for false advertising if they put labels on products that would "mislead and trick consumers," the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
The unanimous decision could have broad impact on parts of the food industry....