February 2013 figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for real earnings, an indicator reflecting three components of consumer buying power: average hourly earnings, average weekly hours, and price inflation/deflation.
Ebert World Business Chicago has been working with Washington DC-based Ebert & Baumann Consulting Engineers, Inc. (EB), which today announced its expansion to Chicago.
January data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics describing Job Openings & Hiring Activity in the Midwest.
Highlights from the Federal Reserve Board “Beige Book” on economic activity in the Chicago-based 7th District
WBC reported on the organization’s accomplishments in attracting and retaining companies in the Chicago area at the spring meeting of its board of directors, held at BMO Harris Bank this week.
World Business Chicago (WBC) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with ProMexico, the Mexican Government institution in charge of strengthening Mexico’s participation in the international economy.
World Business Chicago’s 2012 Business Growth Profile highlights the year's major new and expanded businesses, and specific economic development trends evident in the Chicago region
Ex-Im Bank Chairman Fred P. Hochberg recently joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to announce a new partnership that will give local small business owners a competitive advantage.
Chicago ranks first among all metro areas in the U.S. in terms of manufacturing employment and output in electrical equipment, fabricated metals, food, plastics & rubber products, and primary metal sectors. Last week, two reports were released that examine the state of manufacturing in Chicago. Both agree that manufacturing is not disappearing; it is repositioning around new industries requiring new technology and different skills.
CMAP put out a report last week that looked at advanced manufacturing and what needs to be done here in Chicago to encourage the industry. But there are big concerns with getting advanced manufacturing off the ground here, not the least of which is the amount of money companies are investing in R&D.
This event will focus on the most important trends for Americans to follow in the EU market.