| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Bagel purveyor Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Inc. is being sold to JAB Holding Co., majority owner of coffee companies Peet's Coffee & Tea and Caribou Coffee, for $374 million.
JAB is offering $20.25 per Einstein Noah share, a 47% premium over the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Linda Filler, president of teen accessories retailer Claire’s North America division, has resigned after 15 months after taking the job and two months after the surprise departure of the CEO who hired her.
Filler, who joined Claire’s in...
| May 29, 2014
| 6:25 PM
The food fight over Hillshire Brands Co. is getting messier.
The Chicago company, maker of Ball Park franks and Jimmy Dean sausage, has received unsolicited takeover offers from two rival meat-processing heavyweights.
Tyson Foods Inc. on Thursday...
| May 7, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Mondelez International Inc. is combining its coffee business, which includes brands like Maxwell House and Gevalia, with one from a smaller rival and restructuring its business as growth in the global snacks business slows.
Mondelez and D.E Master...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 10:19 AM
A decade or so ago, executive and philanthropist John H. Bryan Jr., the former CEO of Sara Lee Corp., raised a broad swath of the roughly $475 million needed for Millennium Park, the biggest and most successful cultural project in Chicago since the...
| May 18, 2012
Here is a look at major schools that offer Master of Business Administration programs in Chicago or the Chicago area.
Many schools give students a choice of part-time (including evening and weekend options), flexible, full-time, accelerated, dual-degree,...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 6:05 PM
More than 60 workers at a local Dauphin County bakery will soon be out of a job. The Streohmann Bakery on Paxton Street will be laying off 65 of its breadline workers this September.
The company said the bakery will now focus on making buns. The owner of...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 11:05 AM
First lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday launched "Let's Move," her biggest-ever campaign, one aimed at conquering childhood obesity within a generation.
Its roll-out came with the news of some early successes, highlighted by the first lady and her aides....