Chicago Tribune BizWrap

July 29, 2016 View email in browser

Mag Mile seeing changes along with record-high rents

Average asking rents on Michigan Avenue are at an all-time high, according to a report from real estate firm CBRE.

Read More

Do Wicker Park, Bucktown need private security officers?

A debate has erupted over whether to use private security to help patrol the busiest streets in two of Chicago's trendiest neighborhoods, Bucktown and Wicker Park.

Read More

New cable company Layer3 TV to take on Comcast, Chicago-area cord-cutters

Layer3 TV is launching a new cable service in Chicago, hoping to take on Comcast and deter cord-cutters with what it touts as a better pay-TV experience.

Read More

Law professor points out the holes in your retirement plan

Chicago-Kent College of Law professor William Birdthistle in his book, "Empire of the Fund: The Way We Save Now," argues mutual funds let people down.

Read More

As boomers retire, knowledge transfer is key

I JUST WORK HERE: Retiring boomers have made "knowledge transfer" a crucial issue for companies.

Read More

SABMiller board recommends AB InBev's new $104 billion offer

SABMiller's board unanimously recommended Anheuser-Busch InBev's improved $104 billion takeover offer, paving the way for the biggest acquisition in the history of the beer industry.

Read More

'Harry Potter' is back — and so is the bookstore hoopla we haven't seen since 2007

On Saturday night, bookstores across the U.S. will do something they haven't done in a long while: Host late-night parties for masses of Muggles.

Read More

Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday: All 10 of the chain's Illinois restaurants abruptly close

All 10 Illinois Ruby Tuesday restaurants closed their doors Wednesday, including four suburban Chicago locations.

Read More
Spread the News!

Chicago Tribune | 435 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60611, (800) 874-2863