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Keynote speaker Alex Bratton of Lextech Global Services talks about social media utilization during the EEA Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards on Thursday night at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center.
Business Ledger honors 18 outstanding suburban entrepreneurs
Eighteen local entrepreneurs were honored for ther outstanding work at the 18th Annual Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards hosted by the Daily Herald Business Ledge and sponsoring partners.
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A sign for a Toys R Us store in Louisville, Kentucky, on Sept. 18, 2017.
Toys R Us: the birth -- and bust -- of a retail empire
In its fourth attempt, Walgreens Boots Alliance clinched regulatory approval for a deal to buy Rite Aid Corp. stores after a last-minute reduction of the number of stores and price. The drugstore chain will buy 1,932 Rite Aid stores for $4.38 billion — 250 fewer stores than under a previous proposal.
Walgreens deal to buy fewer Rite Aid stores wins approval
Crocs fell out of favor a decade ago, but now it is a star reborn on Twitter and beyond: On the runway, in the pages of Vogue and on feet of people who feel a little funny about it but can no longer resist.
Crocs' billion dollar strategy: Stay ugly
FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2016 file photo, Avril Lavigne arrives at the 2016 Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. Cybersecurity firm McAfee said Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, that Lavigne, whose last album came out in 2013, was the most likely celebrity to land users on websites that carry viruses or malware. Searches for Lavigne have a 14.5 percent chance of landing on a web page with the potential for online threats, a number that increases to 22 percent if users type her name and search for free MP3s. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
The person named most dangerous online might surprise you
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