Crain's Chicago Business is reporting that nearly 1,200 jobs could be lost at the prominent companies.
Saturday, February 9
Nine companies are reportedly preparing for nearly 1,200 layoffs throughout Illinois, including Walgreen's, Kmart and Sun-Times Media, according to Crain's Chicago Business. Deerfield-based Walgreens will reportedly lay off 65 warehouse workers in west suburban Berkeley while Kmart, part of Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings Corp., plans to lay off 98 employees when it closes a Naperville store in the spring, reported Crain's. Sun-Times Media, publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times and suburban papers including the Naperville Sun, The Beacon-News in Aurora and Courier-News in Elgin, warns that 274 jobs in Glenview, Tinley Park and Aurora could be eliminated due to consolidation. The Best Buy Co. closing will be near the Old Orchard shopping …
St. Charles households spent more than average on adult Halloween costumes. American adults spent $512.1 million on costumes in 2011, according to Crain's.
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Adults in America spent $512.1 million on their Halloween costumes in 2011, according to Crain's Chicago Business. That's $100 million more than was spent on child costumes last year. While Geneva spent $120,242 last year, St. Charles households spent $180,398 in both the city’s ZIP codes. Batavia spent just $64,065, but Barrington's all the way up to $231,836. Aurora spent $355,739.00 and Elgin spent $249,953, but Big Rock spent only $4,244. ZIP City/town Amount 60010 Barrington $231,836 60102 Algonquin $98,339 60110 Carpentersville $49,345 60118 The Dundees $59,004 60119 Elburn $29,662 60120 Elgin $105,511 60123 Elgin $79,766 60124 Elgin $64,676 Elgin total $249,953 60134 Geneva $120,242 60136 Gilberts $19,241 60140 Hampshire $33,335 …