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Andrew Mason's ouster yesterday as CEO of Groupon, the daily-deals company he co-founded, ends a particularly fascinating chapter in the evolution of Chicago's tech scene.
The former chairman and CEO of Spiegel Inc. transformed the near-bankrupt company into a “a department store in print,” a catalog of upscale, designer fashions and luxury furnishings.
(AP) — A former Chicago lawyer who participated in what authorities have called the largest tax fraud in history was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison by a judge who called the scheme to help wealthy clients escape millions of dollars in taxes "breathtaking in its scope and the
(AP) — The Illinois House has approved a measure that would prohibit using cell phones while driving.
The chairman of Loews Hotels & Resorts is in town for the groundbreaking of a 400-room hotel in Streeterville. He spoke with Crain's about its prospects.
Northern Trust Corp. CEO Frederick H. (Rick) Waddell either saw his compensation drop significantly or rise slightly last year.
(AP) — The decline in spending on goods suggests higher tax rates that kicked in on Jan. 1 may have made consumers more cautious.
The Chicago Tribune has agreed to pay $660,000 to settle a class-action suit by 46 reporters who worked for its TribLocal suburban editions in the past four years and claimed they weren't paid for overtime hours.
The venture that runs 300 W. Adams alleges she scammed the company out of at least $150,000 during the nearly two years she worked there.
Also, a new broker is marketing floors for sale in the Pittsfield Building, and a cafe operator leases a Fulton Street building for a test kitchen and training facility.
State Farm Insurance Cos. benefited from robust stock market gains in 2012 to post net income of $3.2 billion despite once again losing money on its underlying insurance business.
The 20-foot stubbed-out cig is designed to call attention to the county's $1/pack tax increase.
(AP) — Beam Inc. is dipping into moonshining's colorful past to create its own white whiskey.
The Fashion Outlets of Chicago, Vince Vaughn, Eataly and Fred Latsko make the list.
Crain's John Pletz looks at the challenges that lie ahead for Groupon following the firing Thursday of co-founder and CEO Andrew Mason. Giving Mr. Mason the boot doesn't solve Groupon's problem of finding a consistently profitable business model, he says.