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  • GrubHub delivers in 3Q as profit triples

    GrubHub delivers in 3Q as profit triples
    GrubHub's profit more than tripled in the third quarter as more people used the online service to order meals from local restaurants. GrubHub receives commissions from restaurants on orders booked through its service. Online food delivery companies have...
  • McDonald's expanding into Kazakhstan

    McDonald's said Wednesday it plans to open restaurants in Kazakhstan for the first time next year. Kazakhstan is the Oak Brook burger giant's 120th global market. The first McDonald's restaurant in Kazakhstan is expected to open during the second half...
  • Choose your payment methods wisely for holiday shopping

    Choose your payment methods wisely for holiday shopping
    With holiday shopping gearing up, a plethora of stressful decisions includes not only what you buy and how much you spend but how you pay. Cash, credit card, debit card, prepaid card, electronic and mobile payment, personal check, layaway, deferred-...
  • Restaurant chain Jimmy John's reports data breach at 216 stores

    Restaurant chain Jimmy John's reports data breach at 216 stores
    Sandwich restaurant chain Jimmy John's said there was a potential security breach involving customers' credit and debit card data at 216 of its stores and franchised locations on July 30. An intruder stole log-in credentials from the company's vendor and...
  • Hyde Park's retail revival is on a roll

    Hyde Park's retail revival is on a roll
    Chef Matthias Merges said he hesitated at first when the University of Chicago asked him several years ago to open a restaurant in Hyde Park. The owner of acclaimed Yusho and Billy Sunday in hipster haven Logan Square loved the diverse and tightknit South...
  • Meal prep and delivery services cook up interest in Chicago area

    Meal prep and delivery services cook up interest in Chicago area
    Startups have their eyes on kitchens around the country, aiming to add spice to the often bland routine of making dinner. Their updated dinner recipe for busy Americans goes like this: Order online. Receive an insulated pack of food. Prepare it in 30...
  • McDonald's Moscow restaurant reopens after shutdown

    McDonald's Moscow restaurant reopens after shutdown
    McDonald's first and largest restaurant in Russia reopened after local officials closed the location for three months, an optimistic sign for a company trying to return to business as usual in the country. The outlet, in Moscow's Pushkin Square, resumed...
  • Connecticut Lobster Fishermen Taking Enforced Break

    Seconds after Richard Sawyer Jr. steered his lobster boat Just In Time to his dock at Jupiter Point in Groton Thursday, his son and grandson began carrying armloads of empty wire traps onto shore. "Just start stacking them four or five high over there,"...
  • Gambling Regulators In N.Y., Mass., Review Mohegan Plans On Same Day

    New York is racing against neighboring Massachusetts to add resort casinos, and nobody was more aware of that Tuesday than Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority CEO Mitchell Grossinger Etess. Etess gave a sweeping presentation of his company's plan for a...
  • Foxwoods Celebrates Renovated Retail Concourse

    MASHANTUCKET PEQUOT RESERVATION — Foxwoods Resort Casino CEO Scott Butera spoke on stage in front of an archway of balloons, announcing the grand opening of a new retail concourse inside the casino. Hundreds of people gathered around to hear him...
  • No Thanks: Retailers' holiday hours criticized

    No Thanks: Retailers' holiday hours criticized
    The shock of stores opening on Thanksgiving Day has worn off in recent years. But the practice continues to enrage some people, especially as some stores open even earlier on Thursday. As of Wednesday, Change.org, an online petition platform, was...