The new iteration of an age-old retail concept is gaining traction, particularly with younger consumers, and a growing number of central Indiana retailers are adding the payment option to their websites.
Health department forces Broad Ripple ice cream shop to close
The Marion County Health Department forced the Baskin-Robbins in Broad Ripple to close last week because of a malfunctioning air conditioner. The shop’s owner said he has no plans to reopen.Read More
Sportsman’s Warehouse snares first Indianapolis-area location
The 112-store chain sells gear for hunting, fishing, boating, camping and other outdoor activities. The Indy-area store will be the its second Indiana location.Read More
Crown Liquors eyeing Fountain Square for large, high-end store
The outpost near the heart of Fountain Square’s business district would be the second-largest of 19 stores in the chain. Two local groups have opposed it, and its hearing for a state liquor permit is set for next month.Read More
Furniture retailer L. Fish closing after nearly 70 years in Indianapolis
L. Fish, which has operated a furniture superstore on the east side of Indianapolis for decades, traces its roots to a now-defunct Chicago-based parent company that opened its first store in 1858.Read More
Total Wine & More, a Maryland-based chain of liquor superstores, opened its first Indianapolis location late last year in Nora after winning a high-profile court battle.
Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group Inc. is among Authentic Brands Group’s largest shareholders.
Retail workers, drained from the pandemic and empowered by a strengthening job market, are leaving jobs like never before.
Sports apparel retail chain Rally House has opened its first Indiana store and is planning to add three additional stores in the Indianapolis-area market by the end of the year.
Retail sales fell in May, dragged down by a decline in auto sales and a shift by Americans to spend more on vacations and other services instead of goods.
Indianapolis-based mall owner Simon Property Group is among the retailer’s largest unsecured creditors; it is owed more than $3 million in rent payments.
With more people getting vaccinated and dropping their face masks, retailers from Walmart to Macy’s are seeing an eager return to their stores after more than a year of their customers migrating online during the pandemic.
Monon Toys & Crafts opened at 6510 Cornell Ave. and is in 1,000 square feet of rented space previously occupied by Broad Ripple Knits.
Kroger, the country’s largest grocery chain, and other national retailers have been dropping mask requirements in locations where local governments allow them to.
Almost all retailers reporting quarterly earns this week have put up enormous sales figures, evidence of a migration from time spent shuttered indoors to something closer normalcy.
The Garage Food Hall, part of the $300 million Bottleworks development on Mass Ave, has 17 tenants, with two more opening next month. The hall expects to create even more tenant space once pandemic restrictions end.
The fast-food giant is also encouraging its franchisees—which make up 95% of its restaurant base—to boost pay.
Host Mason King talks with two retailers—Scott Horvath, owner of O’Malia’s Living, and Pat Sullivan, who owns owner of three Sullivan’s Hardware & Garden stores plus Allisonville Home & Garden by Sullivan—about what customers want and why the supply chain is struggling to keep up.
Poag Shopping Centers earlier this month squared away its financial dispute over The Shops at Perry Crossing, allowing the firm to take back the keys to the property.
More than half of U.S. consumers plan to buy clothing in the coming months, catapulting it back to the top category of anticipated spending, followed by footwear and beauty products.
The new Ollie’s store will be the fast-growing Pennsylvania-based chain’s fourth Indianapolis-area location, taking the site of the first Indianapolis-area Marsh grocery store.
The massive facility, which would employ hundreds of people, would be built on a 100-acre site adjacent to Interstate 74.
The change is part of a larger reckoning over sexual harassment at McDonald’s. At least 50 workers have filed charges against the company over the last five years, alleging physical and verbal harassment and, in some cases, retaliation when they complained.