There's an insurance product for almost everything but that doesn't mean you need them. The sales pitches might be compelling and convincing but there are some you can likely avoid.
Samsung’s claim that the Galaxy Tab S line has the most advanced display technology is true, said IHS iSuppli’s Sweta Dash. Its 8.4-inch tablet offers 359 ppi, compared to the Kindle Fire HDX’s 339 ppi. The 10.5-inch Galaxy Tab S offers 288 ppi compared...
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The Chicago area's largest firms that are at least 51% minority owned and controlled, ranked by revenues. Published Nov. 25, 2013.
|Rank||Firm||2012 revenues (in millions)|
|1||MAT Holdings Inc.||$953.2 1|
|2||Flying Food Group LLC||$409.0|
|3||Raja Foods LLC||$264.0|
|4||Gas Depot Inc.||$224.0|
|5||Baldwin Richardson Foods Co.||$174.9|
A list of the 25 largest hospitals in the Chicago area ranked by net patient revenues. Published Nov. 18, 2013.
|Rank||Hospital||2012 net patient revenue (millions)|
|1||Northwestern Memorial Hospital||$1,301.2|
|2||University of Chicago Medical Center||$1,267.1|
|3||Rush University Medical Center||$1,012.0|
|4||Loyola University Medical Center||$924.4|
|5||Advocate Christ Medical Center||$898.2|
A comprehensive list of 146 publicly traded companies based in the Chicago-area ranked by 2013 revenue. Published May 26, 2014.
|Rank||Company||2013 revenue (millions)|
|1||Archer Daniels Midland Co.||$89,804.0|
|5||United Continental Holdings Inc.||$38,279.0|
chicagoibusiness.com's exclusive ranking of the largest privately held companies in the Chicago area, based on revenue. The Excel version contains more than 40 extra companies, hundreds more contacts and full addresses of each company. Published April 21, 2014.
|Rank||Company/headquarters||2013 revenue (millions)|
|1||State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.||$68,300.0|
|2||Health Care Service Corp.||$55,000.0|
|3||Reyes Holdings LLC||$23,000.0|
|5||Topco Associates LLC||$12,300.0|
A list of the Chicago area's 10 largest commercial real estate brokers, ranked by total value of local sales transactions. Published Oct. 22, 2012.
|Rank||Company/address||Total value of sales transactions (millions)|
|4||Jones Lang LaSalle Inc.||724.5|
|5||Eastdil Secured LLC||678.0|
A list of the Chicago-area's top 10 largest executive recruiters, ranked by number of local recruiters. Published January 20, 2014.
|Rank||Company||No. of professional recruiters in the six-county Chicago area as of 12/31/2013;|
|2||DHR International Inc.||25|
|4||Russell Reynolds Associates Inc.||21|
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