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Online Voting Underway for Grayslake Bakery in Martha Stewart Contest

Online Voting Underway for Grayslake Bakery in Martha Stewart Contest

Cacao Sweets & Treats is a finalist in the Martha Stewart American Made contest.
Meijer to Hire 1,500 Workers in Illinois

Meijer to Hire 1,500 Workers in Illinois

Retailer is looking for holiday help.
CVS Changes Name and Ends Tobacco Sales

CVS Changes Name and Ends Tobacco Sales

The pharmacy chain will now be known as “CVS Health.” Sales of tobacco and related products was halted on Wednesday.
Grayslake Bakery Nominated as Martha Stewart American Made Finalist

Grayslake Bakery Nominated as Martha Stewart American Made Finalist

Congrats to Cacao Sweets and Treats and owner Candice Hunsinger! Cacao fans can vote for the local bakery online starting on Sept. 15.
Credit Card Data Breach at Jewel-Osco Grocery Chain

Credit Card Data Breach at Jewel-Osco Grocery Chain

Company says all Jewel-Osco outlets in Illinois were affected.

Libertyville Motorola Campus Sells for $9.5 Million

BECO Management, Inc., bought the campus with plans of turning it into a multi-use technology park.
Costco, Trader Joe's, Walmart Hit by Fruit Recall

Costco, Trader Joe's, Walmart Hit by Fruit Recall

Certain lots of white and yellow peaches, white and yellow nectarines, plums and pluots have been recalled.
U.S. News Ranks Best Chicago-Area Hospitals

U.S. News Ranks Best Chicago-Area Hospitals

Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago was ranked as the No. 10 best hospital in the nation, according to 2014-15 rankings released Tuesday.
Cancer Patient Sues Trader Joe’s for Infection from Salad

Cancer Patient Sues Trader Joe’s for Infection from Salad

The man bought egg white salad at Northbrook’s Trader Joes, which he says left him hospitalized.
Walgreens Says It’s Not Planning a Move

Walgreens Says It’s Not Planning a Move

Despite what Crain’s reported Thursday, the company says it’s not currently negotiating a move out of Deerfield for its corporate headquarters.
Walgreens Considers Moving HQ From Deerfield to Downtown

Walgreens Considers Moving HQ From Deerfield to Downtown

Crain’s is reporting that the company has discussed moving into the Old Main Post Office in Chicago.
Cosi HQ Leaving Deerfield

Cosi HQ Leaving Deerfield

The company will be based out of Boston, the CEO announced Wednesday.
Abbott Subsidiary Now Owns Deer Path Inn

Abbott Subsidiary Now Owns Deer Path Inn

The historic Lake Forest hotel was bought in December by a subsidiary of Abbott.

Edward Hines Lumber Holds Grand Opening Celebration

The company, a subsidiary of US LBM Holdings, has opened a full-service building supply center and design showroom at 939 S. Route 83.