Lewis Lazare, SFBJ

Lewis Lazare


Chicago, IL, United States

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Past articles by Lewis:

Southwest Airlines' ranking drops as United Airlines surges in April on-time arrivals race

Low-fare behemoth Southwest found itself lagging two carriers in April who had been playing catch-up. → Read More

Southwest Airlines falls behind a familiar frontrunner in March on-time arrival battle

Turns out the low-fare behemoth couldn't win the on-time arrival competition for a second month in a row. → Read More

ESPN and Maytag combining to give the world a haptic moment on Monday

A one-day only event will be a first for both the sports media behemoth and the appliance giant. → Read More

Why U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker thinks Illinois will prosper from new Trans-Pacific Partnership

The new trade agreement will, when implemented, eliminate foreign import taxes on Illinois goods shipped to some key Asian countries. → Read More

United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek abruptly resigns, as Oscar Munoz steps into the post

The sudden turn of events is said to be linked to a United internal investigation tied to an ongoing federal investigation of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, to which the Chicago-based carrier has been linked. → Read More

Why Southwest Airlines has an on-time problem at Chicago's Midway Airport

The low-fare behemoth has struggled for years to cut arrival and departure delays at Chicago's southwest side airport, but right now the airline looks to be losing ground — again. → Read More

Another merger ahead for Southwest Airlines?

In the wake of Southwest Airlines completing its merger with AirTran, speculation has surfaced that CEO Gary Kelly could be contemplating another merger in the not too distant future. → Read More

United Airlines will sneak its newest model airplane into Chicago this week for a look-see

The wait to fly the newest Airbus creation with the United livery is three years, but it just might be worth the wait. → Read More

See which major airlines had best on-time arrivals in June

The nation's largest airlines struggled to get flights to the gate on time in June, and Mother Nature was more of a factor than usual. → Read More

How Spirit Airlines' operating margins fared against other U.S. competitors

Some major number crunching by an airline trade publication reveals how various airlines' margins compare to each other. → Read More

Southwest Airlines raises curtain on new seating and it's about time

The low-fare behemoth had a problem on its hands that new seats may resolve. But it could be a long time indeed before most Southwest passengers get to try them. → Read More

Turtle Wax aims to free the soul with 'smashing' new in-cinema experience

In the highly competitive aftercare car category, Turtle Wax hopes for a breakthrough with its new campaign. → Read More

Chicago ad executives sound off on the Rahm Emanuel - Chuy Garcia advertising battle - Chicago Business Journal

Two veteran Chicago advertising executives analyze what's working and what's not in the advertising messages of two candidates vying to become Mayor of Chicago. → Read More

Why the Heinz-Kraft merger will be a wake-up call for a packaged foods behemoth (Video) - South Florida Business Journal

Kraft is likely to change a lot in the months and years to come — if what happened to an iconic Pittsburgh ketchup company is any indication. VIDEO → Read More

Southwest Airlines soars to top in February on-time performance - Dayton Business Journal

It's been a long time coming, but Southwest has made good on improving its on-time performance. → Read More

McDonald's says "Signs" won't disappear as burger chain embraces strong reaction to TV spot - Chicago Business Journal

A fast food company that used to steer well clear of controversy now appears more comfortable with it. → Read More

Sting's "The Last Ship" set to end brief Broadway run - New York Business Journal

The dour musical about English shipbuilders simply couldn't find an audience on Broadway, even with its famed composer in the cast. → Read More

McDonald's suddenly backs away from its big ad reveal - Chicago Business Journal

The burger behemoth abruptly cancels an event to lay out its new advertising campaign from Leo Burnett Chicago, and there are no plans to reschedule. → Read More

Tech execs are a cheap date, bankers are not, and New York City has highest spend on business meals, Concur analysis shows - New York Business Journal

A new study shows why business dining is good for the restaurant industry in Chicago and elsewhere. → Read More

LaGuardia, Newark, JFK among most-frustrating U.S. airports in new Bloomberg Businessweek analysis - New York Business Journal

Congratulations, metropolitan New York, you have a trifecta in the "top" five. → Read More