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Polaris Location Not Closing In Latest Round

21 Feb , 2020  

Pier 1 closing Groveport distribution hub amid bankruptcy – Columbus Business First

One of the casualties of Pier 1 Imports Inc.’s bankruptcy will be its Groveport distribution center. In a notice filed with the state, the retailer revealed that it is closing the distribution and fulfillment center at 5235 Westpoint Dr. and will lay off its 75 employees beginning April 10.

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COhatch Celebrates One Year In Delaware

16 Feb , 2020  

At this time last year, co-working came to downtown Delaware in a big way.

In February, 2019, COhatch opened “The Newsstand” at 18 East William Street. Housed in the 9,400 square foot former Delaware Gazette Building, the facility houses more than 20 private offices, a dozen dedicated desks, seven meeting spaces, and over 50 places to c0-work. More…

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Great BBQ Coming To Delaware

12 Feb , 2020  

Lovers of BBQ, here’s news for you!

As shared on social media, two long time veteran BBQ guys have joined forces to become Red Door BBQ – Delaware. Jimmie Green and Paul Rockwell are bringing their two brands together under one roof.

According to its website, Red Door BBQ is a carryout only restaurant that slow roasts its meats for up to 12 hours each night before opening the next day. More…

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Pure Barre Opens At Polaris

10 Feb , 2020  

Nation’s Leading Boutique Barre Studio Debuts in Polaris

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Pure Barre, the largest barre franchise in North America, opened its doors in Columbus on Jan. 9 with a grand opening celebration on Feb. 22-23. Located at 1513 Gemini Place, the new studio will offer members a low-impact, total-body workout using a ballet barre and small pulsing movements to strengthen the Columbus health and wellness community.

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A Sweet Development In Powell

9 Feb , 2020  

Delaware County’s newest restaurant opens this coming week in Powell.

A new Dairy Queen “Grill & Chill” will be holding its grand opening celebration on Wednesday, February 12 — just in time for Valentine’s Day. The location, at 8920 Moreland Street, is right off of the corner of Sawmill Parkway and Seldom Seen Road. More…

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New Retailers Coming To Delaware

8 Feb , 2020  

Hobby Lobby, TJ Maxx, Five Below and Ulta headed to Delaware shopping center – Columbus Business First

Four big retailers are part of the planned Glenwood Commons Shopping Center in Delaware. Bingham Farms, Michigan-based developer K2 Development applied for a development plan for a 96,100-square foot retail building at 1180 Sunbury Road, south of Rts. 36/37 between Mill Run Crossing and Glenn Road.

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Clancey’s Pub Closing Its Doors

7 Feb , 2020  

End of an era, Clancey’s closes Saturday

Meg Edwards Transcript Correspondent mmedward@owu.edu The party is over. Clancey’s Pub, which for almost two decades has been a go-to spot for Ohio Wesleyan students and the Delaware community, will close its doors for good after Saturday, The building’s owner plans to sell the property to someone who will open a microbrewery, said Dave Weiser, Clancey’s owner.

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Macy’s Announces New Round Of Store Closures; Polaris Safe So Far

6 Feb , 2020  

Macy’s is closing roughly 125 stores. Here’s list of first round of closings

Macy’s will close roughly 125 stores, a fifth of its locations, over the next three years. After previously announcing that it would close 298 locations, Macy’s said Tuesday that it will now shutter nearly 100 more. The retailer also said that it is cutting about 2,000 positions , eliminating 9% of its corporate and support positions.

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Take A Look Inside VPL’s New Delaware County HQ

5 Feb , 2020  

At Work: VPL’s New HQ

With the growth local logistics company VPL has been experiencing, the time had come for a new office space. Leadership worked with CBRE to find their new headquarters and landed on 440 Polaris Parkway. “This move represents another significant milestone for our fast-growing company,” said Rob Doone, President and CEO, VPL.

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OWU Adds New STEM Major to Prepare Students for 21st Century Economy Careers

5 Feb , 2020  

This fall,  Ohio Wesleyan University is adding a new major in quantitative economics that prepares students to analyze economic issues, explore theories, and predict future conditions using statistical procedures and mathematical models.

Potential careers for quantitative economics majors include financial analyst, economic forecaster, investment banker, benefits analyst, and other jobs requiring workers skilled in interpreting, analyzing, and presenting data. More…

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Last Year’s Parade Was In Delaware County

4 Feb , 2020  

2020 Parade of Homes canceled by the Building Industry Association of Central Ohio – Columbus Business First

“The question came if not now, then when?” Melchi said. “We’re going to take the year to work with the builders. The parade has been a parade for years, but as the market evolves and we need to be aware of that and where it’s going.”