Figures released Friday showed August retail sales advanced more than forecast, while consumer sentiment rebounded from an almost three-year low.
Restaurant chain prospers by staying out of the street-side marketplace
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Upland Brewing Co. using retail locations as linchpin of expansion strategy
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Macaroni-and-cheese restaurant franchisee eyes multiple local locations
Two local law enforcement officers with a development agreement for the Florida-based chain have narrowed their sights on locations for at least three restaurants on the north side.Read More
Martinsville sock-maker FBF Originals ready to run
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Kittle’s Furniture has provided seed funding to accelerate retail startup ParkerGwen.com’s growth, the companies announced Monday.
City development officials had concerns about the design of the brewpub’s proposed second location. Also this week: BrewDog, The District Tap, Nightmare on Edgewood
The retailer has long found itself in an awkward spot with its customers and gun enthusiasts. Many of its stores are in rural areas where hunters depend on Walmart to get their equipment.
The new concept will occupy the entire top floor of one of the Pyramids office buildings. Also this week: Black Acre, Taste of Havana, Chef JJ’s Backyard and Gauchos Brazilian Steakhouse.
The fast-food giant said Wednesday that its franchisees have committed to provide the training—a combination of online work and in-person discussions—to 850,000 employees.
A bankruptcy filing would help the company shed unprofitable stores and recapitalize the business. The retailer has four Indianapolis-area stores.
The new venture replaces another Mexican restaurant at the site. Also this week: Steak n Shake, Rise ‘n Roll Bakery, Hitherto Coffee & Gaming Parlour and BoxLunch.
The moves mark the most dramatic evidence of how resale is becoming so mainstream that traditional sellers can no longer ignore it.
The company shut down all five of its Indianapolis-area stores earlier this year after filing for bankruptcy, but the brand has a new owner that is reopening stores in some locations.
The Deerfield, Illinois-based company operates more than 18,000 stores worldwide, including 55 or so in the Indianapolis area.
Fusek’s True Value Hardware has been located in the Lockerbie Marketplace development since June 2004.
Business has been slow to build at Beholder, which isn’t yet consistently profitable and has had to cut staffing to the bone.
Indianapolis-based Sun King acquired the business assets of the former Thr3e Wise Men location on Broad Ripple Avenue in an auction Thursday.
Asbury Automotive Group, the nation’s seventh-largest auto retailer, now has made four acquisitions in the Indianapolis area totaling more than a quarter-billion dollars since 2017. Butler is being rebranded as part of the purchase.
A growing Ohio-based chain of coworking centers announced Monday that it plans to venture into Indiana for the first time by opening a location at Hamilton Town Center in Noblesville in spring 2020.
The store sells a wide assortment of natural and organic foods, but sales have been stagnant, said owner Chris Baggott, who owns several other businesses in the area and co-founded ExactTarget Inc.