Business

Bob Evans to sell off restaurants

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Bob Evans Farms, Inc is selling off their restaurants to focus on packaged foods.Read more

Lowe's closing all stores on Easter Sunday

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Lowe’s Companies, Inc. announced Tuesday that all stores and distribution centers in the United States and Canada will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 12.Read more

More than 270,000 people file jobless claims in Ohio

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Unemployment claims in Ohio eclipsed more than 270,000 last week, according to the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services.Read more

US jobless claims soar to record 3.3 million as layoffs jump

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U.S. Department of Labor figures to be released Thursday are expected to shatter the old record for the greatest number of new unemployment claims filed in a single week.Read more

Dow drops 7.8% as free-fall in oil, virus fears slam markets

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Oil producers were wondering how much to cut output in order to prop up prices.Read more

Art Van Furniture closing all stores, liquidation sales will start Friday

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Art Van Furniture announced Thursday that the company has decided to close and begin liquidation sales of all stores in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Missouri.Read more

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy protection amid sex abuse lawsuits

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The organization could be forced to sell off some of its vast property holdings to raise money for a compensation fund that could surpass $1 billion.Read more

Parade of Homes canceled for 2020 in central Ohio, plans to return next year

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This year’s Parade of Homes was scheduled to be at Beulah Park in Grove City.Read more

Startup may ask for loan to revamp former GM plant near Youngstown

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U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, an Ohio Democrat, says he expects Lordstown Motors Corp. to apply soon for a $200 million loan.Read more

Ford to add 3,000 jobs in the Detroit area, invest $1.45 billion

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Ford Motor Co. is adding 3,000 jobs at two factories in the Detroit area and investing $1.45 billion to build new pickup trucks, SUVs, and electric and autonomous...Read more

Microsoft tested a 4-day work week. Productivity jumped 40%

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Microsoft says a one-month experiment of enacting a four-day work week at its Japan offices not only increased productivity, but also made employees happier.Read more

Macy's to stop selling real fur by end of fiscal year 2020

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Macy's Inc. says it will stop selling real fur by the end of its fiscal year 2020 at its namesake stores, Bloomingdale's, as well as at its discount outlets.Read more

Mount Carmel raises its minimum wage to $15 per hour

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Mount Carmel Health System announced Tuesday it will be raising the minimum wage for its workers to $15 per hour.Read more

Gamestop to close up to 200 stores

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The video game retailer has been struggling as consumers overwhelmingly purchase games and gaming equipment online.Read more

Meijer, Aldi now asking customers not to open carry guns in stores

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Walmart and Kroger made similar decisions last week. Starbucks, Target and Wendy's have also made similar requests of their customers.Read more

Lowe's to lay off thousands of workers

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The job cuts will affect employees across the retailer's 1,725 U.S. stores.Read more