The Northern California-based Lagunitas Brewing has had its bottles on the ground in Chicago for years, but now it will be made with Lake Michigan water in a massive new brewhouse at 17th and Rockwell.
Drugmaker AbbVie Inc. plans to move as many as 2,000 employees off of Abbott Laboratories’ campus in North Chicago.
McDonald’s Corp. will feature basketball star LeBron James in an ad campaign in China later this year. The Oak Brook-based hamburger chain also will redesign some restaurants in three Chinese cities and sign up more local franchisees in an effort to boost its business there.
1871 tech hub CEO Howard Tullman says a proposed expansion will include incubators for companies aimed at disrupting big industries such as education, real estate, sustainable food accessibility, financial dealings and exchanges, and women-owned tech companies.
Entrepreneur and venture capitalist Ben Horowitz told a full house at tech hub 1871 on Thursday that it takes courage, ingenuity and a thick skin against haters to become a successful business leader.
Sometimes I worry that I’m incapable of writing concise columns. My general approach to writing these things is, I confess, similar to Peter Jackson’s approach to making movies: “If you’re having fun making ‘The Hobbit,’ then don’t let the fact that it’s a lone, 100,000-word book keep you from expanding it into a three-film, nine-hour