Middleby's go-big-or-go-home acquisition
Unable to squeeze growth from a series of smallish acquisitions, Middleby CEO Selim Bassoul is betting everything on his biggest deal ever. If this one doesn't pay off, it could be his last.
Confusing laws are disenfranchising eligible Illinois voters who've been incarcerated, and some of them haven't even been convicted of a crime.
I got my first job at 14. Back then I wasn't unique in working while in high school, but today I might be. This is worrisome for our workforce.
Superintendent Eddie Johnson, wading into a fight between Mayor Emanuel and President Preckwinkle, says he wants to "send a message," not "lock up more black and brown people."
Mondelez International stuffed almost $60 million into the wallets of outgoing CEO Irene Rosenfeld and her successor, Dirk Van de Put, in 2017.
A much-ballyhooed graduated income tax plan floated April 30 won't work because its rates aren't high enough. And then there's the little matter of the corporate tax rate. Brace yourselves.
Neither company really knows how the trade showdown between the U.S. and China will turn out. Their upbeat take on the situation may amount to so much wishful thinking.
Chicago tech veteran Margo Georgiadis didn't have time to see her turnaround plans bear fruit.
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