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  • $15 wine: the new normal

    $15 wine: the new normal
    There are signs the American economy is improving, at least as far as wine shops are concerned. But if you think that means a return to the glory days of $150 cult Cabernets … well, not so fast. Instead, most wine store owners, far from declaring...
  • Morici: 8.5 percent unemployment may be as good as it gets

    Morici: 8.5 percent unemployment may be as good as it gets
    The economy added 200,000 jobs in December, and unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent. Going forward, unemployment is not likely to fall much further and may rise again. Fourth quarter growth was exceptionally strong as the global economy recovered...
  • Glendale-based importer recalls Canadian cheese

    Glendale-based importer recalls Canadian cheese
    Glendale-based Kradjian Importing Co. is recalling 231 cases of cheese because the products may be contaminated with listeria, bacteria that can be fatal to small children or those with weak immune systems. The recall, posted by the Food and Drug...
  • How CEO of third-largest beer seller in U.S. found his beach

    How CEO of third-largest beer seller in U.S. found his beach
    Crown Imports CEO Bill Hackett looks at a glass of beer not just as an industry executive but also as a guy who poured a lot of pints to make ends meet in college. In an interview at his company's recently completed lobby and office bar in the Loop,...
  • Pakistani mangoes hit Chicago and the U.S.

    Pakistani mangoes hit Chicago and the U.S.
    Despite a recent souring of U.S.-Pakistan relations, a new trade development promises to sweeten things up. It’s the debut of Pakistani mangoes, the first shipment of which touched down at O’Hare on Thursday night. After a quick trip to...
  • Customs inspectors in Baltimore keep pests out

    Customs inspectors in Baltimore keep pests out
    The sweet aroma of rice fills the air as David Ng steps forward in a Southeast Baltimore warehouse to inspect a shipment of hundreds of sacks of imported basmati rice. He folds back the stitched seams of the 40-pound burlap sacks holding grain that have...
  • Obama should focus on trade, energy, deregulation

    Obama should focus on trade, energy, deregulation
    America is in crisis. The new normal is not good enough. The unemployed can't find jobs, the old can't retire and those in between live in constant fear of being tapped on the shoulder and thrust into the abyss. Property values are lower than a snake'...
  • China currency bill: America fights back

    The China currency bill is the most significant jobs bill Congress could pass. It enjoys the bipartisan support of nearly 80 Republican and Democratic senators, yet President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner oppose it, illustrating that both...
  • Low-polluting trucks key to reducing oil imports

    Low-polluting trucks key to reducing oil imports
    More than 70 percent of the oil used in the United States is for transportation. If we want to reduce oil imports and address the trade deficit, we need to find ways to make our cars and trucks more efficient and run on cleaner fuels. Such opportunities...
  • Raise a glass to Belgian beer at Coast to Coast Toast

    One of the most influential Belgian beer importers of recent years, whose founders live in Chicago, will throw the company a 30th birthday party next week stretching from coast to coast. Vanberg & DeWulf, responsible for bringing Duvel to our shores...
  • To win, Romney needs a strategy for China

    To win, Romney needs a strategy for China
    China should be at the center of the 2012 Republican campaign for the White House. Unless Mitt Romney emphasizes specific solutions for creating jobs by ending unnecessary outsourcing to the Middle Kingdom, he won't win. President Barack Obama's...