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New survey shows holiday spending will increase

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christmas-gifts-presentsOptimism about the economy is kindling holiday cheer as shoppers plan to...

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Matthews sells majority share of GEM Terrace to Cullinan Properties

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GEMGEM Terrace, the East Peoria office building that sits atop a bluff off Main Street, has gone from one of that city’s top developers to another in a transaction that closed Tuesday night.

Cullinan Properties, lead developer of the Levee District that has transformed downtown East Peoria, has acquired 80 percent of GEM Terrace from EM Properties and...

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Cat reports Q3 profit, improves outlook

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600px-Caterpillar logoCaterpillar Inc. overcame flat sales and restructuring costs to post a billion dollar profit in the third quarter, capitalizing on business and geographic diversity to beat Wall Street estimates for the fourth consecutive quarter, the company announced Thursday.

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Consumer confidence rebounds in October

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conference board logoThe Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index®, which had decreased in September,...

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Intersection changes have little effect on emergency response times

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amt - star of life1 -5The movement of emergency vehicles through the intersection of Main and University streets in Peoria has not been impaired by the reconstruction that has otherwise slowed traffic, city and emergency officials said Wednesday.

Indeed, city leaders...

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CUB offers tips to avoid horror stories

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CUB logoWith Halloween just around the corner, the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) has released its list...

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Attitudes about wearable technology are changing

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wearablesAttitudes about wearable technology are changing, according to a new study from Wearables.com and The...

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U.S. Workforce Forfeits Billions in Time Off Benefits Annually

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traveleffectAmerican workers permanently lost a total of 169 million days of paid time off across the workforce...

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Halloween spending will be up this year

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halloween-costumes 111759224 1500pxMore costumes than ever will be flying off the shelves as Americans gear up to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year, according to the National Retail Federation.

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