The grocery delivery service, which entered the Indianapolis market in 2011, had hoped to grow its local workforce to as many as 238 employees but fell far short of that goal. On Tuesday, it announced it was pulling out of Indianapolis and other Midwestern markets.
Peapod to end grocery delivery in Indiana on Feb. 18
Ahold Delhaize USA, which owns the Peapod brand, said Tuesday that it is closing its Midwest division as part of a shift in strategy, in part to focus on its East Coast grocery stores.Read More
Amazon plans new Indianapolis-area distribution facility with up to 1,000 employees
The Seattle-based e-commerce company plans to use a 660,384-square-foot building that’s already under construction for an an “inbound cross dock” center.Read More
Drowning in debt, FullBeauty Brands to file Chapter 11
The online retailer of plus-size women’s apparel with a deep history in Indianapolis and nearly half its workers here is attempting to extricate itself from a debt load of $1.3 billion.Read More
Energizer Manufacturing Inc. is seeking tax breaks from the city of Franklin in return for opening a $62.7 million packaging and distribution center in Franklin Tech Park, just east of Interstate 65 and south of State Road 44.
With the unemployment rate at 3.2% and competition growing as multiple companies ramp up hiring, finding seasonal employees will be tough.
Holmdel, New Jersey-based Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp. bought the 615,747-square-foot building at 1151 S. Graham Road from local firm Scannell Properties earlier this month.
Gordon Food Service plans to hire and train more than 200 workers for the distribution center at hourly wages of $20 to $25 an hour before the facility opens in late 2021. Longer term, employment at the facility is expected to be much greater.
The 200,000-square-foot southeast-side project would be constructed for PepsiCo subsidiary P-America LLC, which has multiple facilities around Indianapolis.
The two companies plan to build as many as 20 automated grocery warehouses in the United States to help Cincinnati-based Kroger—which has about 70 stores in central Indiana—turbocharge its e-commerce operation.
Maxxis International has several original-equipment supply contracts with Midwest auto assemblers, including Subaru of Indiana.
The sports footwear and apparel company is negotiating a lease to open in a roughly 635,000-square-foot building at 3519 Perry Boulevard.
The company said Wednesday that some adjustments are being made this week, and workers who already made $15 an hour will get more than the $1-an-hour raise promised last week.
The retail behemoth will begin paying a minimum wage of $15 per hour in November, but local non-Amazon employers say they have strategies of their own for attracting and retaining workers.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts LLC plans to close a distribution center on the northwest side of Indianapolis over the next six months.
The mysterious company that is considering building an $80 million distribution facility in Greenwood and creating 1,250 full-time jobs was revealed Monday night during a city council meeting.
The company plans to construct a 615,440-square-foot fulfillment center on a 75-acre site that FedEx Corp. once earmarked for a massive distribution facility.
The retailer says the new facility, which will occupy more than 1 million square feet, will be located next door to its existing center. The center is expected to create hundreds of jobs.
As it continues to investigate a salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melons from an Indianapolis-based fruit distributor, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has added 15 states to the list of potentially affected states.
Employees have been notified that their jobs will be eliminated in phases beginning in August and concluding Oct. 31.