Following a multimillion-dollar renovation, a far-east-side building that was on track for demolition is set to emerge as a retail-startup hub that supporters say could revitalize a neglected part of town.
Despite an auction of inventory to satisfy a debt, Aronstam Fine Jewelers is in no danger of closing, the store’s owner says, thanks to the help of outside investors.
Gwendolyn Rogers achieved her goal last month of owning a bakery by opening the Cake Bake Shop in Broad Ripple. The former Little House gift shop space now sports cases full of tasty treats that include her popular cakes, as well as pies, eclairs and other goodies.
Zionsville’s new economic development plan calls for ramping up commercial activity in the predominantly residential community—just not at the expense of the mom-and-pop shops that give the Boone County town its charm.
Heather Hogan Pirowski, owner of Retro 101, is among a growing number of retailers who have chosen the nomadic lifestyle . Looking for an alternative to the fixed overhead of a permanent location, they set up shop at a site for a few days or weeks, then pack up and move on.
Three years after budget cuts threatened the state-run Indiana Artisan program, the newly independent organization is moving ahead with ambitious plans to broaden its reach—and help artists and food producers build their businesses.
Amy Graham left her job as marketing director of a plastic surgery practice early this year to pursue her dream of running a high-end pajama boutique.
Universities and other not-for-profits are ramping up business training for artists and art students—in the form of workshops, classes and counseling—in hopes of making “starving artists” a thing of the past.
While most local designers have thus far forgone the operating cost of a brick-and-mortar boutique, these opt for a tangible location
Many Broad Ripple business owners say the neighborhood is an oasis for eclectic and independent small entrepreneurial ventures.
One locally owned retailer aiming for a New York City vibe was set to close and another has opened along Massachusetts Avenue