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Why companies want customer complaints — and how to handle them

  By John Tschohl Guest columnist No matter how good you are at what you do, what business you’re in or where it’s located, you will at...

How to break through business malaise

By Suzanne Ross Guest columnist It’s not news that people are tired of being marketed and sold to in the traditional manner. Yet the malaise threatens...

How to protect your domain name from adult entertainment competitors

By Michael R. Graham Guest columnist A new "dot-xxx" top-level domain name registry is being rolled out for the use of the adult entertainment industry. Trademark...

Want funding? Think sustainability

-- The business case for environmental sustainability is accelerating. Aside from appealing to environmentally conscious customers, going green can prepare a company for investment capital...

At Care Team Connect, government regulation furthers entrepreneurial concept

By Ann Meyer -- Leave it to entrepreneurs to create solutions to problem areas the government has stepped in to regulate. For Ben Albert,  co-founder and...

SingleHop named Chicago’s fastest-growing firm by Inc. magazine

Chicago-based SingleHop Inc. is the fastest-growing Chicago-area business with three-year sales growth of 7,305 percent, according to Inc. magazine, which ranked the company No. 25 on...

Deal site drawbacks spawn new startups

By Ann Meyer Count Chicago entrepreneur Kris Petersen among those who have lost money on Groupon and LivingSocial vouchers by not redeeming them before they expired. The...

Illinois funding gap sends startups out of state for capital

By Ann Meyer -- Story updated at 10 a.m. Tuesday. When Jabber Jury officially goes live with its online programming, it will be largely due to...

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Masked merchants re-open Friday at Woodfield Mall after two-month hiatus

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My view: Bring in the $600 weekly checks

If the federal government’s pledge to give unemployed workers an extra $600 a week has you scratching your heads,...

Women founders share war stories to inspire persistence

"You have what it takes to triumph. You may not know it....

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My view: Bring in the $600 weekly checks

If the federal government’s pledge to give unemployed...