Sports apparel retail chain Rally House has opened its first Indiana store and is planning to add three additional stores in the Indianapolis-area market by the end of the year.
Hundreds of companies publicly pledged to observe Juneteenth, but many others had little time to shuffle their holiday calendars. Some offered employees a regular paid day off or promised to consider adding it to their calendars next year.
Six states have laws set to go into effect July 1 that will permit college athletes to be paid for endorsements, personal appearances and social media posts, setting up the possibility of patchwork rules from coast to coast for thousands of athletes.
ISU President Deborah Curtis announced Friday that COVID-19 vaccinations will not be mandated, although employees and students will be asked to voluntarily submit proof of COVID vaccinations for the 2021-22 academic year.
States where lawmakers pushed back against the police-reform movement included Arizona, Iowa, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Wyoming, according to an Associated Press review of legislation.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dropped from 457 on Thursday to 444 on Friday.
The state on Friday reported 218 new COVID-19 cases, marking the 17th straight daily report with fewer than 500 cases.
Some other employees and a former trustee interviewed by IBJ also say library management and board members have not fully and appropriately dealt with such matters in a constructive, public way.
Busey Bank says it has lost more than $100 million in loans to a competitor because of “brazen and systematic poaching” of its employees.
Darrianne Christian in May became the first Black woman to chair the Newfields board of trustees, just months after the art museum and gardens faced an uproar over its handling of race and inclusion issues.
The operator of the city’s convention facilities reported its best monthly financial performance since the pandemic led the Indiana Convention Center to temporarily close down in March 2020.
A struggling Indianapolis City Market is offering a rent-deferment program that could help merchants who’ve been hit hard by the pandemic and road reconstruction. The move comes as the market is looking at its own finances, with plans to ask the city for a bailout.
Companies that map their supply chains can gain insights into where its various tiers of suppliers are located, the relative importance of each supplier and other critical data points, industry experts said at an IBJ event Friday.
Under the partnership, the airport and city are expected to “work cooperatively” to find new potential uses for the 4.9-acre property, which aviation officials have requested to close following a decline in the facility’s use in recent years.
RefReps has grown so fast in the six months since its launched that company officials have had to show some fancy footwork and change directions to capitalize on a national, if not global, opportunity.
IBJ recently had a chance to talk to Schmuhl about his rebuilding efforts—and the prospect of Pete Buttigieg coming back to Indiana to run for office.
On a year-to-date basis, closed sales are up 10.9% so far this year, to 13,666, compared with 12,320 in the first five months of 2020.
A software bug at a major network provider briefly knocked dozens of financial institutions, airlines and other companies across the globe offline during peak business hours on Thursday.
Half of the total in the $6 trillion plan is expected to be paid for with Biden’s proposed taxes on corporations and those earning more than $400,000.