| Oct 23, 2014
| 12:12 PM
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...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:00 PM
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...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:20 AM
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-...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 1:15 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 8:05 PM
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...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 6:40 PM
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...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 12:05 PM
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 11:17 AM
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,"...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:03 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:15 PM
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...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 11:25 AM
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...