The acceleration of coronavirus cases is causing an existential crisis for America’s retailers and spooking their customers just as the critically important holiday shopping season nears.
Promising news about a coronavirus vaccine has small business owners feeling more upbeat. They also realize many hurdles remain as the pandemic shows no signs of abating heading into the winter.
More than 2 million people were screened at U.S. airports on Friday and Saturday, according to the Transportation Security Administration. Friday was only the second time since mid-March that daily airport screenings topped 1 million.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Sunday reported 6,255 new COVID-19 cases, the 12th straight day that the state has reported more than 5,000 new cases.
It is the second drug of this type—called a monoclonal antibody—to be cleared for COVID-19. The FDA authorized Eli Lilly and Co.’s drug on Nov. 9.
The state on Saturday reported 40 new COVID-19 deaths, raising the cumulative total during the pandemic to 4,992.
While an effective vaccine is expected to be widely distributed in 2021, surging U.S. infections are causing renewed angst as government officials re-impose the kind of restrictions that squelched the economy and roiled markets earlier this year.
The pandemic has reshaped the most important shopping season of the year, forcing retailers to rethink inventory, store layouts and when, even how, they offer their deepest discounts.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a decision to end several emergency loan programs being run by the Federal Reserve was based on the fact that the programs were not being heavily utilized.
In a time of political uncertainty, it’s hard to say whether the rules will withstand expected legal challenges from the pharmaceutical industry or whether the incoming Biden administration will accept, amend or try to roll them back entirely.
The not-for-profit launched in 2013 as a way to bridge the gap between research universities and industry in life sciences. But its report card so far is decidedly mixed, and it just hired its third CEO.
A surge in coronavirus cases has local restaurateurs fretting that public officials are on the cusp of imposing severe restrictions that they say will force hundreds of local eateries to close.
Indianapolis’ north-side apartment market, which includes parts of the city and extends into Boone and Hamilton counties, could see as many as 1,862 new units come online next year.
The facility, set to open in 2022, will consolidate Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s IndyCar operations in Brownsburg and the Ohio operations for the other series the team competes in.
The tech company markets an app designed to improve the safety, security and convenience of delivering items bought and sold on online marketplaces such as Facebook Marketplace and Craigslist.
Eateries are digging deep and thinking creatively to try to hang on. IBJ looks at the strategies employed by Beholder, Shapiro’s Delicatessen, Gomez BBQ and Azzip Pizza.
The sites serve as hubs where small groups of students are provided weekday virtual learning supervision and support at no cost to families.
COVID-19 patients occupy nearly 42% of Indiana’s intensive care beds. The state said only 21.6% of its ICU beds are unoccupied.
Indiana’s unemployment rate has been doggedly retracing its steps in recent months from 16.9% in April, when the pandemic paralyzed sections of the economy.