Brandon Evans and Andrew Insley hope their laundry detergent startup sets itself apart from the crowded field of competitors that say they use “natural” ingredients. Their point of differentiation: truly making good on that claim.
Hoosier businesses and consumers face a dynamic not seen in a generation—a dollar significantly more muscular than many competing currencies. Experts predict the dollar’s clout and the pros and cons of that power will endure for a year and possibly as long as three.
An Indianapolis exporter that stood to take a hit from the strong dollar is faring well, thanks to a strategy honed in two prior cycles when the currency stood tall.
Every plant announced for North America since 2009 has gone to Mexico. The upshot is not only few assembly jobs, but fewer jobs and businesses that feed off of the massive operations.
Longtime President Pat Kiely will retire July 1, the group announced Monday morning. In line to replace him is Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Brian Burton.
EnerDel is regrouping under a strategy of targeting niche markets—a plan that has convinced Indianapolis and Hancock County officials to back off threats to yank economic development incentives.
Herff Jones might be on the verge of a sale for as much as $1 billion. The 94-year-old maker of class rings and yearbooks, quietly renamed Varsity Brands Inc. in June, has hired the investment banking firm Jefferies to explore a sale, unidentified sources told Reuters.