It took several years, but Wal-Mart won a PR battle against unions to build several stores in Chicago. One way it did that was to say Chicago had plenty of retail opportunities for everyone — for Wal-Mart’s big-box stores and for smaller shops to fill in the gap.
A report that Wal-Mart intends to open its first North Side Chicago store in the Lakeview neighborhood has already raised the hackles of many community residents and business types. But beyond making a Facebook page and complaining to their alderman, it’s no
Retail stores are pushing online shopping Monday for what's referred to as Cyber Monday. Some major retail outlets like Wal-Mart and Target have eliminated shipping charges for purchases.R.J. Hottovy is an analyst at Morningstar.
WBEZ has been receiving calls this week from Bentonville, Arkansas. They started Monday, when we reported some comments by a Wal-Mart executive invited to speak about health-care reform at a Latino civil-rights convention in Chicago. That executive, Dr.