Business, Life in Delaware County, Polaris Area

New Store At Polaris Fashion Place Offers New Product

11 Sep , 2019  

Polaris Fashion Place continues its evolution as the world of bricks-and-mortar and online retailing continues to evolve at a quick pace.

One new store which opened in the mall on August 29 is sharing a very new product line. Seventh Sense Botanical Therapy is offering “unique wellness options” through a line of CDB products available for purchase at its “botanical boutique.” More…

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Business, Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Alum, Trustee Appointed To Rocky Brands Board Of Directors

9 Sep , 2019  

Rocky Brands, Inc. has announced the appointment of Tracie A. Winbigler to the Company’s Board of Directors as a Class I Director to serve until the 2020 annual meeting of shareholders and until her successor is duly elected. Ms. Winbigler has also been appointed to serve on the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. The election and appointment are both effective October 1. More…


Business, Sunbury

Company Reaches Milestone With Opening Of New Sunbury Location

9 Sep , 2019  

On Saturday, Tractor Supply Company, the largest rural lifestyle retail chain in the United States, announced the opening of its 1,800th store by launching grand opening celebration at the new store in Berkshire Township, just west of Sunbury.

“It continues to be an exciting time for Tractor Supply as we celebrate the opening of our 1,800th store. For more than 80 years, Tractor Supply has worked to be the most dependable supplier of basic maintenance products to all those who live the rural lifestyle, and we look forward to serving our new customers in Berkshire Township, Ohio,” said Greg Sandfort, Tractor Supply’s Chief Executive Officer. More…

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Everstream Expands Into Columbus, Delaware

5 Sep , 2019  

Everstream, the business-only fiber network, has announced its expansion into Columbus with the completion of the initial 80-mile fiber ring throughout the city. These first network miles will be lit in September, while Everstream continues to build its Columbus network to more than 580 miles. By extending its network into Columbus, Everstream deepens its footprint in Ohio and adds to its overall expansion across the Midwest. More…

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Burlington Opening This Month

3 Sep , 2019  

What we shared in June has come true. Burlington Stores, one of the few growing chains in the retail clothing industry, is opening its new store this month at 1400 Gemini Place Road.

The new story is located in a 38,000 square foot building which was former home of Toys R Us. This is Burlington’s fourth store in central Ohio; the others are in Hillard, East Main Street, and on Dublin-Granville Road. More…


Greif, Inc. Shares Strong Third Quarter Results; Declares Dividends

31 Aug , 2019  

On Thursday, Delaware’s Greif, Inc., a world leader in industrial packaging products and services, today announced third quarter 2019 results.

Third Quarter Highlights include (all results compared to the third quarter of 2018 unless otherwise noted): More…

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Business, Polaris Area

Two New Stores At Polaris Combine Merchandise With Mission

28 Aug , 2019  

This month, two new retail operations opened in the lower level at the Center Court at Polaris Fashion Place Mall.

Both are part of the same retailing company. More…


Chuy’s Reportedly Hiring 140 Employees For New Polaris Location

26 Aug , 2019  

On Thursday, 10TV reported that Chuy’s is hiring some 140 workers for its new location at 1481 Polaris Parkway. The “Tex-Mex” restaurant is scheduled to open in October.

The Dispatch story can be read here. It includes a link to an online location for applying to the restaurant. More…



Central Ohio Unemployment Rates Inch Up

22 Aug , 2019  

This week, seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for Ohio’s counties and larger cities were released. While the state’s rate remained steady, the rates in Delaware all adjacent counties increased incrementally from the month before.

Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.0 percent in July, unchanged from June. More…

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Business, Life in Delaware County

MORPC Grows With Addition Of New County, City Members

20 Aug , 2019  

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, which includes Delaware County and its cities, has expanded with the addition of one new county and one new city member.

MORPC, a regional council of 70 local governments and agencies in Central Ohio, serves the region through planning, direct service, public policy information, innovative programming and intergovernmental coordinating services in the areas of transportation, land use, energy conservation, the environment and housing. More…

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Report States That FrontRoom Furnishings Closing All But Polaris Store

17 Aug , 2019  

The Columbus Dispatch has reported that FrontRow Furnishings has announced closure of four of its five FrontRoom Furnishings and Fifty-Off Furniture locations in central Ohio. That article can be read here.

According to the website for FrontRoom Furnishings, those stores are located at Tuttle Crossing in Dublin, Brice Road, and Newark. More…



Gifts With A Purpose: BoxLunch To Open At Polaris

14 Aug , 2019  

Updated: Polaris Fashion Place is soon to gain a new tenant that has both a business and a social betterment mission.

BoxLunch, a pop culture gift store with a cause, will celebrate its grand opening weekend on Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25 from 12 to 4 PM, with DJs spinning live music, in-store giveaways and trivia games. More…



County Economic Development Office Provides Update On Recent Success

11 Aug , 2019  

The Delaware County Economic Development Office recently updated residents on the status of what it referred to as “…a big success.”

In a blog post, the office discussed the fac More…


It’s Official: GateHouse And Gannett To Merge; ThisWeek To Have New Owner

6 Aug , 2019  

The news which everyone expected arrived on Monday. GateHouse is acquiring Gannett, creating a new company (called Gannett) which will own over 250 newspapers across the country in some 47 states. Locally, it includes the Columbus Disaptch and ThisWeek Community News, which covers Delaware County.

That represents, by the way, more than one-sixth of all daily newspapers that remain in publication. More…



COHatch Continues To Grow By Expanding To Hoosier-Land

5 Aug , 2019  

Columbus-based start-up COhatch, a social enterprise offering a new kind of shared work, social, and family space built on community, recently announced that it has inked its first deal with Simon Property Group to open a Hamilton Town Center location in Noblesville as its first foray into the Indianapolis, Indiana market.

Currently, COhatch has 10 locations in Ohio, with three of those locations in Delaware County – The Newsstand in downtown Delaware, and The Pub and The Hub at Polaris Fashion Place. More…

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