Supporters of a northwest suburban school district are worried a plan to give tax breaks to Sears could hurt their district for the next 15 years. There's a one-of-a-kind tax district in Hoffman Estates called an Economic Development Area - or EDA.
Legislative leaders in Illinois are trying to put together a tax relief package to keep some big companies in Illinois.They have until Thursday to pass a bill that could give more tax incentives to companies like Sears and Chicago-based CME Group, which have threatened to leave the state since the c
Jordan’s economy sits atop a foundation of factory labor, with garment exports making up roughly 20 percent of the kingdom’s gross domestic product. But after a Bangladeshi worker recently claimed that her Sri Lankan manager raped her, Jordan’s clothing industry has turned upside down.
This year, some retailers are hoping for a Black Thursday in addition to a Black Friday.The economic slump is pushing some retailers to encroach on a once sacrosanct holiday. For the first time, Sears will open Thanksgiving morning.