Republic Airways Holdings not only beat analysts' second-quarter estimates this year, but also posted a profit. But just weeks after the new player in scheduled service announced those solid results, arch-enemy Southwest Airlines announced it was buying AirTran for $1 billion.
Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. today said it is offering buyouts to its U.S. sales force,
with hopes of trimming about 300 sales representatives before a sales restructuring set to begin in January, Reuters reported.
More than 125 people at General Motors Corp.’s metal-stamping plant in Indianapolis have signed up for buyouts or early-retirement
packages that are worth as much as $115,000 in cash per worker, a union official said this morning.