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Foreign travelers spending more on US trips

International travelers have spent $150 billion visiting the U.S. in the first eight months of the year, a 5 percent increase over the same period last year, the U.S. Department of Commerce reported Friday.

Meanwhile, Americans who traveled ...

Black Friday might not reign supreme this year

Will this be the year when Black Friday is finally dethroned from being the biggest shopping day of the day?

Bill Martin thinks so. The founder of ShopperTrak, a Chicago-based firm that measures store traffic, has become a guru of sorts when it ...

United to add Pacific routes

CHICAGO -- United Airlines announced plans Friday to expand its Pacific footprint next week by adding four new routes.

Chicago-based United said it will begin nonstop service six days a week between Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia, using ...