| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Muhtar Kent may be losing a little bit of his swagger.
When he took the reins of Coca-Cola in 2008, Kent seemed poised to take the beverage giant to the next level. He turned the company's dismal sales in North America around in 18 months, began laying...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 10:50 AM
It's been shuffling through the courts for a decade, a class-action suit that challenges Apple's iPod and iTunes grip on the digital song market. Now, it's time to face the music.
In a federal court trial beginning Nov. 19 with jury selection, Apple will...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 2:45 PM
For Austin Bradburn, a fresh cup of coffee, brewed and delivered during the busy early-morning hallway rush, became an unlikely path into the complex social world of his high school.
Bradburn and eight fellow Patapsco High School special-education...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Cuban-style espresso brand Cafe Bustelo is hosting a pop-up cafe in Los Angeles from Friday to Sunday and from Oct. 10 to 12. There will be free coffee, wi-fi, more freebies and a lineup of live acoustic bands and DJs. Complimentary coffee drinks will...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:05 PM
The Palatine Public Library will be giving away prizes in September, which is National Library Card Sign-up Month, as part of a push for more people to obtain library cards.
Other libraries, such as the Mt. Prospect Public Library, also are offering...
| Aug 13, 2014
The start of school doesn't signal the end of summer fun. The good times keep rolling as On The Avenue returns to the West Atlantic Avenue neighborhood with a new Back to Cool theme.
A full playbill of entertainment and children's activities pack the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Consumers who want to change cellular providers could soon find it easier to keep using their existing cellphones under a bill that advanced Thursday in the Senate.
Similar to the law that lets consumers keep their phone numbers when switching networks,...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The La Quinta Resort & Club near Palm Springs is working this summer on spiffing up its casitas, villas, spa suites, lobby, pool areas and even the lush landscaping on the grounds of the hotel, which opened in 1926.
The Waldorf Astoria property...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Father’s Day is June 15 and dad is likely so over getting a tie or new golf tees. Surprise dad with a gift he truly deserves this year. Here are our Father’s Day gift picks for 2014.
Creed Green Irish Tweed; $165-$330 at...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Kraft Foods Group Inc. has switched gears on its single-serve coffee pods business.
The Northfield-based company said Friday it will allow Keurig Green Mountain Inc. to sell Maxwell House and other Kraft branded coffees in the single-serve format...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 7:03 PM
The long-term fate of 250 workers engaged in making on-demand coffee products such as Keurig and Tassimo-brand pods at Kraft's Lehigh Valley plant is uncertain in the wake of a deal the food company announced Friday with Keurig.
For now, their jobs are...