Fragrance seller Perfumania has filed for bankruptcy protection, and plans to close 65 of its 230 stores as it focuses more on selling online.
Children's clothing retailer Gymboree Corp. is closing 350 stores—including multiple shops in Indiana—as its works to restructure in bankruptcy. The Indianapolis area did not avoid the closure list.
Veach’s Toy Station, founded in 1938, plans to close its 16,000-square-foot store in August due to declining sales.
U.S. spending on pets has increased every year since at least 1994, with the largest boost—nearly 11 percent—occurring last year.
The convenience store chain would be able to keep the permits that two locations use to sell cold carryout beer—a hot-button issue for Indiana liquor stores. Renewing the permits might be trickier.
An Anderson University fine-arts-major-turned-entrepreneur has helped develop a unique student-loan-forgiveness program that encourages recent Indiana graduates to set up shop in Anderson.
Golfsmith, which has 109 stores in the U.S. and 55 in Canada, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday. The retailer has one store in Indianapolis.
Shares in Genesco Inc.—parent of Zionsville-based Lids Sports Group—dropped almost 30 percent Thursday after the company reported lower-than-expected sales in the second quarter and downgraded its full-year outlook.
Lawyers for an Indianapolis gun store sued for making an illegal straw sale of a firearm that was used to shoot an Indianapolis police officer argued Wednesday that Indiana gun sellers are shielded from civil lawsuits even when they break the law.
The sporting goods chain with eight area stores saw its stock rise as much as 10 percent Tuesday morning. The retailer is benefiting from the demise of its biggest rival.
It turns out that Simon Property Group spun off its less profitable malls and zeroed in on high-end properties at just the right times. Analysts say middling malls are losing out as retailers decide where to pare locations.
Indiana is on a pace to shatter last year's record of more than 1 million background checks.
U.S. judge urged Staples Inc. and Office Depot lawyers to “sit down and talk” with the Federal Trade Commission about terms for resolving the agency’s opposition to their proposed merger.
Tailored Brands Inc., which owns a dozen men’s clothing stores in the Indianapolis area, announced the cost-cutting plan after sales slid during the holidays.
Pet Supplies Plus has hired Indianapolis-based ad agency Young & Laramore to help it take a bite out of competitors Petco and PetSmart.