Vibenomics, which offers music, advertising and audio messaging for retailers nationwide, says its audio will be heard in the Iowa-based grocery chain’s stores beginning Feb. 15.
Vinyl record plants struggle to keep up with resurgent demand
Although online streaming accounts for most music-industry revenue, vinyl pressing plants can’t keep up with the renewed desire for records—the format considered obsolete after the rise of compact discs in the late 1980s.Read More
Former Milktooth chefs plan bakery, restaurant and market in Speedway
Borage restaurant, bakery and cafe will feature pastries made by Zoë Taylor and menu designed by recent Turchetti’s chef Josh Kline.Read More
Pure Eatery set to close at Fountain Square’s Murphy Art Center
Pure Eatery plans to end its 11-year run as a fixture in the Fountain Square neighborhood, the owners said Tuesday in a social media post.Read More
North of 96th roundup: Cupcake bakery, Books & Brews store set to close
Hamilton County will soon be losing a cupcake bakery and a combination bookstore and bar, but it’ll be gaining a Just Love Coffee Cafe and two poke eateries. Also on the agenda is the return of Flix Brewhouse.Read More
Target’s top executive said U.S. consumers will drive less and consolidate their shopping into fewer trips as they adjust to pricier gasoline and the highest inflation rate in almost four decades.
Columbus, Ohio-based Jordan Hospitality Group recently acquired all 21 Indiana locations of Donatos Pizza, making it the pizzeria’s largest franchise partner in the country. Owner Ron Jordan says he plans to open as many as 10 more restaurants across the state over the next five years.
When the government reported that consumer inflation rocketed 6.8% in the 12 months that ended in November—the sharpest jump in nearly 40 years—the biggest factor, apart from energy, was used vehicles.
With the addition of Shoe Station, Shoe Carnival said it expects to exceed 400 stores by the end of 2022 on a path toward double-digit growth in new stores in the years ahead.
The holidays have always been defined by disappointing out-of-stock messages on the most popular items. But the pandemic-induced supply chain snarls have created unprecedented shortages across all types of products.
Extreme weather and supply chain disruptions have reduced supplies of both real and artificial trees this season.
But the pure randomness of shipping problems and the unpredictability of consumer demand make it difficult to predict exactly what will be in short supply.
Target is the first major retailer to make such a permanent move during the pandemic, and its decision could push other retailers to follow in its path.
Experts said tree buyers should expect to pay between 10% and 30% more for both live trees and artificial trees this year and also have a smaller selection to choose from.
Leather goods manufacturer Howl & Hide Supply Co. won’t be the only business setting up shop at 1046 Virginia Ave. Wild’s Barber Shop will join Howl & Hide at the site, which is across the street from the Murphy Art Center in the heart of Fountain Square.
The biggest problem is that Ikea’s growth is being crimped because the company can’t meet demand, its CFO said Wednesday.
The Indianapolis-based shopping mall giant benefitted from a return of foot traffic to shopping centers after pandemic restrictions eased across the country.
Starbucks’ North America President Rossann Williams said the pay raises not only support workers but will enhance recruitment efforts in a challenging labor market. The company said it’s the third time in 24 months that it has raised workers’ pay.
The trade group said Wednesday that it predicts that sales for the November and December period will grow between 8.5% and 10.5%.
Procter & Gamble, the maker of Pampers diapers, Tide detergent and Crest toothpaste, said it’s raising prices on a range of goods as higher commodity and freight costs are set to take a bite out of its profits.