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  • School locker decor for all ages

    School locker decor for all ages
    The first days back at school have some kids pondering rugs, storage, mirrors, lighting, photo frames ... and no, we’re not talking college kids and dorm rooms. We mean elementary-school lockers! Serious businesses have sprung up to serve the locker-augmentation market, including and, which allow kids to virtually superimpose their choices on an online locker to curate their final design. We recommend involving any/all lockermates in these deliberations — yours might prefer the whimsicality of the lime-green marabou-trimmed disco ball over the classic black-beaded locker chandelier.
  • Crate & Barrel CEO resigns

    Crate & Barrel CEO resigns
    Crate and Barrel CEO Sascha Bopp, who led the furniture chain’s recent international expansion, has resigned, less than a month after his second-in-command left the company. Adrian Mitchell, Crate and Barrel’s chief operating officer and...

    Barbara Turf, former Crate and Barrel CEO, dies at 71

    Barbara Turf, former Crate and Barrel CEO, dies at 71
    Barbara Turf, a recently retired CEO of Northbrook-based Crate and Barrel, has died, her family and the company said Sunday. Mrs. Turf, 71, died Saturday, July 12, at Evanston Hospital, of pancreatic cancer, her son, Andrew Turf, said in an email....

    Crate and Barrel Outlet in Lincoln Park to close

    Crate and Barrel Outlet in Lincoln Park to close
    The Crate and Barrel Outlet store on Clybourn Avenue in Lincoln Park does not plan to renew its lease and will close early next year, according to the company that owns the building. Mark Jordan, vice president at First American Properties, which owns...

    Apropoe's an undefined hybrid

    Apropoe's an undefined hybrid
    Opening a new hotel bar in Harbor East poses a challenge. Aesthetically, the neighborhood requires chicness, but there is also a desire to appeal to all comers, especially given the proximity to downtown. Straddling the line between comfort and...