Indianapolis Business Journal

MAY 22-28, 2017

In 2006, when Sun Capital Partners bought Marsh Supermarkets, the bet looked risky at best. Scott Olson explains why some experts believe it was doomed from the start. Also in this issue, John Russell sheds light on Eli Lilly and Co.’s choice to lead its lobbying efforts in Washington, D.C. And in Focus, Hayleigh Colombo asks whether Purdue University’s lengthening tuition freeze is affecting the quality of its education.

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JOHNSON: Closing the Statehouse ‘millennial’ gap

Hoosier millennials take one glance at the latest from the Statehouse and think: Why bother? The Indiana General Assembly’s work product is a result of policy priorities that wouldn’t be out of place on the set of “Happy Days.”

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Legislature should consider liquor change

A popular saying among jurists declares, “The law should remain stable but never stand still.” Regarding an adherence to principles while also embracing innovation, this saying applies to businesses as well. My wife and I founded Ricker’s Oil Co. in our home in 1979. Like most small business owners, we had modest dreams and all […]

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