Tag: Chicago

Noteworthy Links for 09-07-2010

Over-the-top success of Groupon signals new Chicago tech formation “Our investment has created a home for thousands of new jobs and has helped shine a national spotlight on Chicago as a technology leader,” [Chicago Mayor Richard M.] Daley said. “The fast-growing technology field is an essential part of our plan to make Chicago the most competitive destination in the world for new businesses and  [...Continue Reading]
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Journalism Armageddon?

Nope. There’s still hope. Lots of it. Along with serious questions. Lots of them. Closings, layoffs, and bankruptcies are manifestations of current economic chaos. “But in chaos lies opportunity,” said Gerould Kern, editor of The Chicago Tribune, published by Tribune Co. Joined by Scott Flanders, CEO of Playboy Enterprises, Inc., Kern spoke Thursday March 18 at “A Discussion on Print Media in the Digital  [...Continue Reading]
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Shadow Spending

Three economists gave their forecasts at the  Executives’ Club of Chicago today, and the U.S. consumer, both as a spender and a worker, played a critical part in the predictions for 2010. In making his case for 2010 that “the economy will surprise on the upside,” Dr. Robert J. Froehlich, Senior Managing Director The Hartford Financial Services, said, “The U.S. consumer is not as  [...Continue Reading]
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Developing the Green Economy in Chicago

The future of Chicago is colored green. It isn’t exactly a new story, but the business opportunities that seek to make a green vision pay entrepreneurs green dollars became more apparent at a September 10 event, Green Innovation and Entrepreneurship, sponsored by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Environmentally conscious practices in all areas of society designated by “green” are gaining momentum but not  [...Continue Reading]
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