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  • Outside Opinion: 'Ban the box' gives people 2nd chance

    Outside Opinion: 'Ban the box' gives people 2nd chance
    The Illinois legislature this spring passed a "ban the box" bill, which would stop employers from asking about an applicant's criminal history until the final stages of hiring. Here is one of two views on the bill, which Gov. Pat Quinn is expected to...
  • Retail Roundup: Lego earnings are awesome, J.C. Penney sees profit

    Retail Roundup: Lego earnings are awesome, J.C. Penney sees profit
    Lego: Everything is awesome for toy brick company Lego, which said Thursday that its global sales rose 10% last year even as the global toy market suffered a slight revenue slide. The Danish company, whose star turn in “The Lego Movie” has...
  • Makeup, hair, capri pants: Does age matter?

     Makeup, hair, capri pants: Does age matter?
    Everyone knows (don't they?) that 60 is the new 40. Or is it 30? Anyhow, three questions that touch on the issue of age … Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I would like to get a makeup update but hesitate for two reasons. First, I know that any cosmetic...
  • Academy Awards show advertising retains a golden aura

    Long relationships are rare in Hollywood — except when it comes to Oscar. During Sunday's telecast of the 86th Academy Awards, McDonald's Corp. is set to make its 23rd straight appearance in Hollywood's biggest night, and American Express Co. will...
  • Mattel to compete with Lego with $460 million Mega acquisition

    Mattel Inc. dominates the market for dolls with its Barbie, Monster High and American Girl brands. But now it also wants to play with blocks. The El Segundo giant is paying $460 million to buy Canadian construction toy company Mega Brands Inc. as it...
  • Emulate your favorite Oscar night fashion for less

    Emulate your favorite Oscar night fashion for less
    Oscar fashion and beauty have an immeasurable amount of influence on what people wear to high-profile events, including other red carpets and high school proms. So it comes as no surprise that retailers begin releasing knockoffs and real versions of Oscar...
  • Stocks surge to new highs as Ukraine worries ease

    Stocks surge to new highs as Ukraine worries ease
    Stocks surged Tuesday as traders celebrated reports of a softening of tension in Ukraine. The three major indexes were in positive territory, with the S&P 500 trading at a record high. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 192 points, or 1.2%, to 16,...
  • January retail sales fall short amid storms; J.C. Penney gets new CFO

    January retail sales fall short amid storms; J.C. Penney gets new CFO
    The winter economic blues continue. Retail sales unexpectedly fell 0.4% in January from December, the government said Thursday. That was the biggest drop in 18 months and the latest in a series of blah reports on the economy. Sales were “...
  • Burger King profits surge in fourth quarter; shares rise

    Burger King profits surge in fourth quarter; shares rise
    Burger King reported Thursday that profits soared 37% in the fourth quarter as the company reduced costs and benefited from growth overseas and the popularity of new menu items. The fast-food giant, which operates 13,600 restaurants in more than 90...
  • Review: 'Everything's Coming Up Profits' by Steve Young and Sport Murphy

    The Chicago Auto Show is winding down this weekend, but you can keep the glitzy concept cars. I'm staying home with Steve Young and Sport Murphy's delightful chronicle of the industrial musical, "Everything's Coming Up Profits." In the boom of post-...
  • Xianni Santiago, Hartford

    Xianni Santiago, Hartford
    Xianni Santiago, 21 year-old resident of Hartford, was walking in the vicinity of Church and Main Streets when she passed through the CTNow radar. We caught up with her in front of Hartford Stage and asked her about her jacket. Topping a Wal-mart T-...