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Friday’s business headlines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Here’s a look at Friday’s business headlines.

Indiana business

Chief Executive Magazine has named Indiana the fifth best state in which to do business.

CEOs says the criteria they look at when they consider where to do business are tax policy regulatory climate and talent availability.

Texas topped the list.

Vaccine

A new survey finds most U.S. companies will require proof of COVID vaccination from employees.

The ASU/Rockefeller Foundation survey says 65% plan to offer employees incentives to get vaccinated and 63% will require proof of vaccination.

Forty-four percent will require all employees to get vaccinated.

Esports

Simplicity Esports and Gaming says it expects the industry to remain both online and in-person for the foreseeable future.

CEO Roman Franklin says they now have the largest footprint of brick and Mortar esports gaming spaces.

KFC

The fast food chicken sandwich phenomenon has lifted KFC.

It’s selling twice as fast as the brand’s other sandwiches did at launch.

Takeout and delivery and a chicken sandwich boosted McDonald’s sales to pre-pandemic levels so far this year.

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