Colleagues and friends say Lugar’s commitment to foreign policy, which earned him a Nobel Peace Prize nomination, and his belief in bipartisanship, which contributed to his thrashing by Tea Party favorite Richard Mourdock in the May primary, will be sorely missed when he leaves the Senate in January after 36 years.
The maker of Wonder bread and Twinkies said it is permanently closing plants in Cincinnati, Seattle and St. Louis. The company has about 875 workers in Indiana, about half of them members of the striking bakers' union.
A Hostess spokesman said the company is debating whether it will close its Indiana plants after workers went on strike on Friday. Hostess employs about 875 workers in Indiana, including 288 in Indianapolis.
Responding to a sputtering global economy, Columbus-based Cummins Inc. said late Tuesday afternoon that it expects to cut 1,000 to 1,500 jobs by the end of 2012. The diesel engine manufacturer also cut its forecast for full-year revenue to about $17 billion from $18 billion.
Applications to the MBA programs at Indiana University and Purdue University fell sharply this year, part of a nationwide trend among many of the nation's largest and most prominent business schools.
The board of General Growth Properties—a longtime acquisition target for locally based Simon Property Group Inc.—may reconsider a sale of the company two years after it spurned a Simon offer.
Investors are looking for a CEO who can right the Indianapolis-based company’s financial performance and integrate WellPoint’s recent deals to buy Medicaid insurer Amerigroup Corp. and vision company 1-800-Contacts Inc.
Even though CEO Angela Braly was facing withering criticism, analysts thought WellPoint would be reluctant to change CEOs while its $4.9 billion acquisition of Amerigroup Corp. was pending.
One of General Growth Properties Inc.'s largest shareholders says Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group has discussed acquiring the Chicago-based shopping mall competitor.
A WellPoint Inc. director said there’s no move by the board to fire CEO Angela Braly for poor performance. Meanwhile, an expert predicted Braly will have at least until early 2013 to right the ship as the company awaits the close of the $4.9 billion Amerigroup acquisition.
Pfizer Inc., Johnson & Johnson and Elan Corp. are ending most plans to develop an Alzheimer’s drug after a second trial failure. Eli Lilly is developing a similar treatment.
Investors asked U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker in Indianapolis for an order blocking a special meeting at which Emmis shareholders will be asked to approve bylaw changes wiping out more than $34 million in accrued and unpaid preferred stock dividends.
The Indianapolis-based mall giant is benefitting from robust demand for space from retailers in the United States. It's also ratcheting up growth by investing overseas.
Three former board members of Progress Energy Inc. said they would have voted against Duke's $17.8 billion takeover offer had they known Rogers would remain in charge of the combined companies.
Erbitux, a cancer treatment made by Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co.'s Imclone unit, failed to help patients with advanced stomach tumors in a late-stage clinical trial.