Advertisements
LendingTree
  • Advertiser Disclosure

    You’re our first priority.
    Every time.

    We believe everyone should be able to make financial decisions with confidence. And while our site doesn’t feature every company or financial product available on the market, we’re proud that the guidance we offer, the information we provide and the tools we create are objective, independent, straightforward — and free.

    So how do we make money? Our partners compensate us. This may influence which products we review and write about (and where those products appear on the site), but it in no way affects our recommendations or advice, which are grounded in thousands of hours of research. Our partners cannot pay us to guarantee favorable reviews of their products or services.

  • Planned Chicago store closures by Target spark protest

    LendingTree

    Protesters angry at Target’s decision to close two stores in the south side of Chicago demonstrated at one of the stores on Black Friday, responding to a call by Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill, to peacefully protest the company’s planned closures of the two stores.Target said it plans to close the stores in Chicago’s south side in February 2019, saying the stores, both of which are in Rush’s district, were underperforming, according to the Chicago Tribune. The decision to close led Rush, who held talks with Target aimed at convincing it to keep the stores open, to call for a Black Friday protest and boycott at one of the stores.““I remain outraged at Target following their refusal to reconsider their disappointing and bone-headed decision to close two stores on Chicago’s South Side and abandon the Morgan Park and Chatham neighborhoods. , he said in a statement.More from FOX Business …Mayor Rahm Emmanuel has offered Target millions in assistance to keep the stores open, CBS reported. He signed an executive order that will prevent companies from receiving financial assistance from the city if they have plans on closing stores in certain parts of Chicago.Rush said, “Target wants the Christmas money from the very community it’s turning its back on. That’s adding insult to injury,” according to the Tribune.Target’s Chicago-area expansion nearly three decades ago after the company acquired iconic Chicago retailer Marshall Field for $1.04 billion, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. By 1993 the company had 11 stores operating in the suburbs. Its first city store opened in 1994.
    Read More

    Advertisements
    LendingTree

    We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By agreeing you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy.

    Skip to toolbar