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April 25, 2012 By Anthony Brino | Illinois Statehouse News SPRINGFIELD — Illinois lawmakers are pushing for a statewide plastic bag and wrapper recycling program, the first of its kind in the country. The bill , sponsored by state Rep.
By Benjamin Yount Illinois Statehouse News CHICAGO — Less than a year after increasing Illinois’ corporate income tax rate, lawmakers are taking on the state’s business tax code. The first of four hearings brought lawmakers, business leaders and Gov.
CHICAGO , April 7, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — If it doesn’t smell good or offer the promise of moister skin—soap and shower product manufacturers can forget it! A recent Mintel survey reveals that among the top attributes consumers look for when shopping for soap, bath and shower products; scent and moisturization are cited most often as influencing purchase decisions. (Logo: http://photos.CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM.com/prnh/20100413/MINTELLOGO-a ) Thirty-eight percent of Mintel respondents who have purchased soap say their decision is based mainly on scent, while 35% say they prefer shower products with extra moisturizers.
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CHICAGO , Jan. 19, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — According to a new study conducted by HealthFocus® International, almost half (45%) of shoppers in the US say food manufacturers should have to label things like calories, saturated fat, trans fat and sodium clearly on labels.
CREVE COEUR, Mo. and CHICAGO , Jan.
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – There was new evidence Thursday that the Indiana economy is improving. The November state tax revenue numbers released Thursday show that state government is taking in almost 7 percent more than it did a year ago.
It seems that if a new product or technology platform doesn’t generate huge sales right away, you can count on it to be written off as a bust faster than you can say “LaserDisc.” Google TV is the latest victim of this mind-set, with skeptics sounding the funeral march for the Android-based home entertainment platform following less-than-enthusiastic reviews for some early Google TV products such as Logitech ‘s (Nasdaq: LOGI – News ) Revue set-top box, and Sony’s (NYSE: SNE – News ) decision to slash prices on a slew of Google TV-enabled television sets and Blu-ray players. But writing off the platform this early in the game means overlooking both Google ‘s (Nasdaq: GOOG – News ) history when it comes to software development, and the strategic motivations of the TV manufacturers lining up to support Google TV.