Not putting all of your economic eggs in one basket has always been sound advice, and over the past couple of decades, U.S. businesses have—slowly—started to apply it. In the 1950s, U.S. exports constituted only 5% of gross domestic product. Today they’re 14%—a record high that’s still rising. Yet the rate is still far below a country like Germany, where exports account for roughly 50% of GDP.
Indianapolis-based beverage maker Circle Kombucha wants to sell its signature product—carbonated, fermented tea—throughout the Midwest.
When Steve Gray, home renovator and president of Steve Gray Renovations, first set eyes on the midcentury modern house in which he and his family have lived the past two decades, he was immediately intrigued. His wife, not so much. “It was a dreary day, and everything indoors was painted tan,” Deanna Gray, office manager […]
The Batesville-based company recognized that it needed a new growth engine after Americans began embracing cremation as an alternative to casket burials.
The Andre B. Lacy School of Business operates in an ecosystem filled with in-state competitors that dwarf it in size. Dean Steve Standifird figures if you can’t match them in size, you’d better be more agile and adaptable.
A Brazilian digital agriculture company that has set up its North American offices at Purdue Research Park wants to create a data-aggregation system powered by artificial intelligence.
Company’s emphasis on sweet wines has helped make Oliver the largest Hoosier winery (by far) and the 44th-largest in the United States.
Indianapolis-based Wheaton World Wide Moving is determined not just to survive, but to become an ever-larger player in the residential interstate moving industry.
The stuff buyers pack into outdoor living areas varies according to taste. Some opt for outdoor kitchens, though most see the space as a place to chill rather than sling hash. Some spaces are even equipped with outdoor-rated televisions that—allegedly—can stay in the yard year round.
John Pistole, an Anderson native who took the helm of the Christian university in 2015, said putting it on stronger financial footing has been tougher than he expected.
The handmade products of Indianapolis-based Ambre Blends are racking up big sales gains nationwide among high-end clientele.
Frank Basile is one of the city’s premier philanthropists, sitting on nine not-for-profit boards and winner of the 2018 Michael A. Carroll Award.
Columbus’ North Christian Church was the final project designed by renowned architect Eero Saarinen but has landed on Indiana Landmarks’ “10 Most Endangered” list.
Crazy Horse Hops started with five acres of hops and has expanded steadily since. It’s also putting the finishing touches on a warehouse and processing facility.
Since its first iteration opened in 1972, it’s undergone four major expansions. The last one, completed in 2011, increased its size to six city blocks and more than 566,600 square feet of exhibit space—or 745,210, if you include nearby Lucas Oil Stadium.
The intent is to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem, filled with services and amenities that would make it easy for Purdue graduates and faculty to pursue their careers or start businesses in West Lafayette.
The state’s annual wine-grape harvest generates an economic impact of $600 million, sustains 4,000 full-time jobs, and pays $37 million in state and local taxes.
In Indianapolis, the task of monitoring and advocating for public art falls largely to the Arts Council of Indianapolis. It's a private not-for-profit, though its funding includes an annual $1 million allocation from the city.