As online shopping outlets continue to offer a wider variety of products than stores can physically stock, Ball State Economist Mike Hicks says the closing of brick-and-mortar retailers is part of a “natural evolution.” On the heels of the announced closure of the Macy store at Muncie Mall, leaving JCPenny as the once-popular mall’s sole anchor store, Hicks says this trend isn’t declining anytime soon.
Noblesville drivers will tomorrow see updates from the city’s parking ordinance in action. The changes include expanded hours of enforcement, location of free and time-restricted spaces and new short-duration spots.
Vincennes University has officially completed an $8 million renovation of its Curtis G. Shake Learning Resource Center. The university will tomorrow host an open house and rededication to commemorate the improved student hub.
Ninety employees from Carlisle Mine in Sullivan County have been laid-off as the company temporarily idles production.
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana has announced a $1 million commitment over the next four years to a new, regional workforce program in Gibson County. The goal is to help connect high school students in three high schools in the county with career opportunities in advanced manufacturing.
A division of Massachusetts-based Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) with a presence in Indiana will soon be under new ownership.
Aqua America (NYSE: WTR) has named Kari Bennett as president of its Indiana subsidiary, Aqua Indiana.
Indiana State Police said Mattingly resisted arrest and made threats toward officers.
House and Senate Democrats said they're on board with a hands-free driving law, but some Republicans are skeptical.
The U.S. Navy has awarded a $30 million contract to a company headquartered in Boston for work in southwest Indiana.