Chicago Business Journal


Deadline to submit Women of Influence nominations is getting close

The deadline to nominate candidates for this year's Chicago Business Journal Women of Influence program is almost here. Between now and July 31, the Chicago Business Journal will continue to accept nominations for this year's program, which honors women business leaders who innovate, succeed and pay it forward. Thanks to those of you who've already submitted nominees for consideration. It's an impressive group.

While Clear’s tech is well-respected, the company is still figuring out where it fits in the sports world

Clear CEO Caryn Seidman-Becker opened her most recent quarterly earnings call by saying, “At Clear, we love travel, and we love airports.”. That’s always been true for a company that was born out of 9/11 and, since its rebirth in 2010, “derives substantially all of its revenue from subscriptions to its consumer aviation service, Clear Plus,” according to recent financial filings.

Kroger building distribution center in Maywood

The Kroger Co. said it's building a new distribution center in Maywood, Illinois, to expand its home delivery service in the Chicago area. The Cincinnati-based grocery giant (NYSE: KR) said the 80,000-square-foot facility will work with an existing 337,000-square-foot facility in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin (between Milwaukee and Chicago) to make home deliveries to the Chicago area.