It’s here! Poaster is ready for prime time. This Friday, residents will start seeing advertisements on social media, email and print for this new “shop local” app. For a resident consumer, Poaster allows you to connect with local businesses and save money. Using an app on your smartphone, the Poaster website or even through Facebook,…
Wild Onion Tied House opens in style, making a great first impression,
Time to reacquaint ourselves with the real people behind our small independent businesses. They just might be your neighbors.
We need specific tools to keep the #shoplocal movement going. Viral posts are great but not enough to capture the momentum at the cash register.
Let’s start off by saying we are not for or against increasing the minimum wage. That is a policy decision and the Chamber chooses to present information rather than advocating one way or another. This is meant to be informational. Last week the Cook County Board of Commissioners increased the minimum wage in Cook County…
“Food is Art” was the theme of this year’s Chicago Gourmet. But I came away with a better appreciation of “food is business” – and a complicated business at that.
Running an indie-restaurant is harder than ever. Success is possible, but good intentions do not guarantee profit.