Crain’s Chicago: ConAgra move shows how corporations can see Chicago through rose-colored glasses


Crain'sBy Brigid Sweeney, Crain’s Chicago Business

Even as the city’s fiscal crisis has worsened since 2011, 36 companies have moved from other states and the suburbs to downtown. ConAgra officially became the 37th on Oct. 1, when CEO Sean Connolly announced the company would move its headquarters to the Merchandise Mart from Omaha, Neb.

Much of corporate America, it’s clear, cares more about a well-educated workforce and an abundance of direct flights than it does about pension insanity or gun violence.

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