Noble Roman’s Inc. stock this year has been rising nearly as fast as its pizza dough, defying skeptics who’d written off the
long-ailing Indianapolis company. With a new business strategy built on franchising and dual-branded restaurants, Noble Roman’s
has seen quarter-to-quarter earnings increase for more than two years.
Dealer Services Corp. is an example of what happens when an entrepreneur sells his company to a bigger one and then comes
back to haunt it after he is tossed aside. In this case, the spurned entrepreneur, John Fuller, became a thorn to Adesa Inc.
a few years after its CEO sent him packing in late 2001.
Since mid-2005, Brugge Brasserie’s beer tanks have been operating at full capacity–pouring out 400 barrels of its signature
Belgian brew each year. Now the Broad Ripple gastro-pub is aiming higher. Brugge owner Ted Miller is set to start producing
a line of 10 bottled beers–plus seasonal specialties.
The Indianapolis Airport Authority’s management contract with British firm BAA unceremoniously expired July 15, and authority
officials taking the helm for the first time since 1995 say they’re confident they are prepared to continue to innovate as
they prepare to open a new terminal.