State / National Business

State / National Business

Off the grid and out of the box

 Business lessons to be learned from the Amish in northeast Indiana By Bridgett Hernandez Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly The words “Amish country” are likely to bring to...

Recent recalls: Patio chairs, paintball guns

By The Associated Press More than 280,000 patio chairs sold at Home Depot are being recalled because they can break during normal use and pose...

State-funded welder class provides labor to RV supplier, fills need for skilled workers

By TED BOOKER South Bend Tribune GOSHEN — A state-funded welder training program is starting to bear fruit for Lippert Components and Elkhart County’s growing recreational vehicle...

How student loan servicers affect millions

By MARCY GORDON AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — They aren’t well-known. Their names are odd. And what they do — well, it’s complicated. Yet student loan...

Tepid retail sales lower expectations for economic growth

By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A sluggish month of retail spending has tempered expectations for the U.S. economy’s growth in the...

Goal: Attracting business, talent

Regional Partnership launches new website to benefit 11-county area, including Wells County FORT WAYNE — The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership announced the launch of a new...

Dow industrials edge higher Friday

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Stocks edged higher in afternoon trading Friday, on course to recoup most of the market’s losses from the day before....

Greenfield plans $25M shell building

By Samm Quinn (Greenfield) Daily Reporter GREENFIELD — Greenfield officials plan to construct a $2.5 million industrial building, citing a lack of local vacant manufacturing space,...

Monthly record set for mergers, acquisitions

By The Associated Press U.S. companies are cutting merger deals at a record pace even though antitrust regulators have moved to oppose several recent high-profile...

Rodgers joins Stutzman consulting firm

Three men who served on the staff of former U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-Ind., have joined Stutzman and his wife Christy to form a...