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Experts: 2006 purchase of Marsh by Sun Capital Partners doomed from start
Acknowledges in its bankruptcy filing that it has failed to keep pace with the amounts competitors are spending to upgrade existing stores and build new one
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
COMMENTARY: Sipped or munched, pawpaws and persimmons are Hoosier flavors
Ales made with Vigo County grower's produce; he'll speak on fruits' virtues in Romania
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Low unemployment leaves Elkhart County employers scrambling to find workers
The situation is so critical some restaurants have been forced to close early some nights due to a shortage of labor
Monday, May 15, 2017
Jewel wants to grow brand with Strack & Van Til buyout
Monday, May 15, 2017
Deli, retail space included in corporate headquarters in Jasper
Monday, May 15, 2017
Jewel attempting to buy Strack & Van Til for $100 million
58-year-old Highland-based chain, which once had 38 stores across Northwest Indiana and the south suburbs, reported $1.1 billion in revenue and $12.5 million in profit in 2013
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Food trucks find footing in downtown South Bend
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Meijer and Kohl's aim to slash property taxes in St. Joseph County
Hundreds of thousands in taxes at stake in 'dark box' appeals
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Having cleared out abandoned homes, South Bend must decide what's next
“It’s not going to be a one-size-fits-all solution for each property,” says city planner
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Marsh likely will need federal bailout for $76 million pension shortfall
Former major owner Sun Capital Partners has a history of leaving behind troubled companies that have sizable pension fund obligations
Friday, May 12, 2017
New Indiana law removes barriers at Huber's, other small Indiana wineries
Now exempt from separating minors from areas where alcohol is being served as long as they’re accompanied by an adult
Friday, May 12, 2017
Convenience store owner says cold beer sales meet customers' desires
Ricker: It's not a loophole, it's the law
Friday, May 12, 2017
Marsh Supermarkets files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
Company liabilities are estimated in the range of $100 million to $500 million and assets at $50 million to $100 million
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Nonprofit Hancock County farm partners with AARP to battle hunger
14-acre plot of land dedicated to cultivating food reserved for aging Hoosiers who might not be able to afford healthy fresh fruits and vegetables
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Indiana Toll Road plazas seeking 200 employees at four upcoming job fairs
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Strack & Van Til owner $225 million in debt, eyes three more closings
The Highland-based chain currently employs around 4,000 and has been one of Northwest Indiana's largest employers
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
'The Boulevard' take Bloomington mall from regional mall to lifestyle center
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Marsh plans to close all stores within 60 days if buyer isn't found
The chain currently operates 60 stores—54 in Indiana and six in Ohio - with 15 ready to close at end of May
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
What's next for brick & mortar retailers?
Thousands of stores closing across nation, across Indiana
Monday, May 8, 2017
Terre Haute feels retail's shake up
HHGregg, Sears Auto, Gander Mountain are gone or on the bubble
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Greenwood mayor leads push to turn downtown into residential, retail hub
“They want to be the Carmel of the south,” local tattoo parlor owner says of city officials
Friday, May 5, 2017
EDITORIAL: Michigan City lights way to Region development
Friday, May 5, 2017
More than 1,900 layoffs announced in 2017 at Strack & Van Til, Central Grocers
Friday, May 5, 2017
Ambrose's $550 million proposal chosen to revamp Indianapolis GM stamping plant site
Plans from Ambrose call for 2.7 million square feet of development, including 250 apartments in the first phase, office and retail space, a hotel and public green space
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Marsh Supermarkets closing nine more stores this month
After the 19 stores close in May, Marsh will operate just 45 stores, down from 120 in 2006, when Florida-based Sun Capital Partners acquired the company
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Strack & Van Til parent company to wind down in 6 to 8 weeks
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Governor signs Indiana alcohol sales bill
Legislation targets cold beer carryout at Ricker's stores
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Warsaw looks to expand central economic development area
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
EDITORIAL: Indiana Supreme Court vote on Kohl's case hurts local governments
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
With loss of pharmacies, Marsh can no longer sell hard liquor
Monday, May 1, 2017
Anderson's low-income residents offered few options for fresh food
As grocery stores leave, more and more areas of city turn into what the U.S. Department of Agriculture calls “food deserts”
Monday, May 1, 2017
Are retail stores going away? At least 3,591 are closing their doors: Forbes.com
E-commerce is the No. 1 reason retailers cite as the reason brick-and-mortar stores aren't doing so well right now
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Marsh Supermarkets closing all in-store pharmacies
Operates 37 pharmacies in its 64 store, its website reads
Friday, April 28, 2017
$4 million gas station at busy Elkhart intersection will be 'new concept for Indiana'
Friday, April 28, 2017






Editor, John C. DePrez Jr.; Executive Editor, Carol Rogers; Publishers: IBRC and IAR


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