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These 13 Famous Companies Turned Out Way Differently Than They Started

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Like any superhero, a successful enterprise comes with its own origin story -- but these household names started off a bit differently than you might ...

Sold-Out Pearl Jam Concert Takes Wrigley Field By Storm; Band Plays 'Til 2 a.m. After Rain Delay

Lauren Drell | Posted 09.21.2013 | Chicago
Lauren Drell

At approximately 11:45 p.m., Vedder reappeared on stage announcing that Cubs legend Ernie Banks would say, "'Let's play two,' I say, 'Let's play until two.'"

Off The Market?

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 07.09.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Food and Drug Administration investigation into the safety of caffeine-added foods has prompted Wrigley to take its new caffeina...

Wrigley Caffeinated Gum Pulled As FDA Investigates

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Wrigley says it is taking a new caffeinated gum off the market temporarily as the Food and Drug Administration investigates the safety o...

Wrigley To Launch Caffeinated Gum

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.15.2013 | Business

Here's something new to chew on. Wrigley will soon be launching a chewing gum chock-full of caffeine, for those who want to get their morning jolt fro...

Nestle Expands In China With Large Stake In Candymaker

Posted 09.10.2011 | Business

SINGAPORE/ZURICH (Saeed Azhar and Silke Koltrowitz) - Nestle, the world's largest food company, is paying a hefty $1.7 billion for a 60 percent st...

Chew Eclipse? Wrigley Could Pay You $10 After Lawsuit

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Chewing gum maker W.M. Wrigley Jr. has agreed to pay as much as $7 million and change how it markets and labels its Eclipse gum to set...

Northwestern To Play University Of Illinois In Football Game At Wrigley Field

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Football is coming back to Wrigley Field. Northwestern and Illinois will play a Big Ten game at the storied baseball park on Nov. 20....

Wrigley Field Toyota Sign OK'd By Buildings Committee

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An illuminated Toyota sign rising 40 feet above the Wrigley Field bleachers could be in place by mid-June, thanks to a sign permit approved today in e...

Wrigley Big Enough For Northwestern Game | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The most significant hurdle has been cleared in Northwestern's quest to host a football game at Wrigley Field: The dimensions, it has been determined,...

Chris Brown's Wrigley Ad Campaign Suspended

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Chris Brown's ad campaign with Wrigley was suspended Monday until his criminal case is resolved, and reports surfaced that pop sup...

Mars And Buffett Acquire Wrigley For $23B

AP | ASHLEY M. HEHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — The Oracle of Omaha is betting that the country's candy jar is recession-proof. With financing from Warren Buffett, candy maker Mars ...