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Chicken Salad Chick Is Now Open

16 Jun , 2019  

Chicken Salad Chick, the nation’s only southern inspired, fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, has opened its first-ever Ohio restaurant at 687 Worthington Road, just south of Polaris Parkway.

The company has rapidly expanded over the last several months, moving into four new states and opening its 105th restaurant, and is carrying that momentum into 2019 with this debut in Ohio. The location is owned and operated by first-time franchisee and Ohio native Jen Crichfield of Buckeye Chick, LLC. More…

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Greif, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Results; Has Strong Performance

6 Jun , 2019  

Greif, Inc., a world leader in industrial packaging products and services based in Delaware, announced second quarter 2019 results on Wednesday.

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

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Company Expands In Delaware County; Targets 40 New Jobs

28 Mar , 2019  

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. (ATS), an industry-leading automation solutions provider, has announced plans to combine its two facilities in the Columbus Region and expand its operations at a new 25 acre site in Lewis Center, targeting the creation of at least 40 new jobs. Hiring for management, engineering, technical, production and administrative positions is expected to begin in Q1 2020. More…

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Business First Profiles Kroger Distribution Center Expansion In Delaware

17 Mar , 2019  

This past week, Columbus Business First took a look at the future of robotics in Central Ohio with a look at a planned expansion in Delaware County.

In particular, the article looks at a 133,000 square feet expansion of the Kroger Great Lakes Distribution Center, which would bring the facility close to 900,000 square feet in total size. It can be read here.

The center is located at 2000 Nutter Farms Lane.

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Ricart Enters Sunbury Market; Reportedly May Be Looking To Expand There

22 Feb , 2019  

The Columbus Dispatch reported this week that the well-known Ricart Automotive, a new and used car powerhouse in central Ohio for decades, is getting into the motorcycle business through the purchase of the region’s oldest Harley-Davidson dealer, A.D. Farrow. Founded in the second decade of the twentieth century, this is the country’s oldest Harley dealership. More…

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Blue Bird Announces Strong First Quarter Results

8 Feb , 2019  

Blue Bird Corporation (“Blue Bird”), the leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, announced today its fiscal 2019 first quarter results.

Compared with prior year, Blue Bird Corporation improved net loss and Adjusted Net Income, up $6.6 million and $1.6 million, respectively. Blue Bird improved Adjusted EBITDA by $0.1 million in the quarter, to $7.2 million, despite lower volumes. Diluted EPS and Adjusted Diluted EPS were significantly higher than last year, up 31 cents and 9 cents, respectively. More…

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Delaware Planning Commission To Consider Plan For New Burger King

2 Feb , 2019  

The Planning Commission for the City of Delaware will be considering a request at its meeting next Wednesday concerning a proposed fast food restaurant development on West Central Avenue.

Carrols Corporation has made application to the City for approval of a Final Development Plan related to the placement of a new Burger King Restaurant at 1034 West Central Avenue. The facility would be on a 1.14 acre site near Ace Hardware and First Commonwealth Bank. The restaurant would be 2,981 square feet in size with a double drive-thru and associated 40 car parking lot. More…

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Delaware Store Moves To Larger Location, To Create 6-10 New Jobs

7 Dec , 2018  

American Freight Furniture and Mattress has relocated their Delaware-area store effective November 30.

The new location offers a larger retail showroom and offers easier accessibility and convenience. It is located on Highway 23 at 1141 S. Columbus Pike in the Delaware Square Shopping Center, in-between Goodwill and Dollar Tree. The store will create 10 new jobs initially with plans to create 6-10 more within the first year.

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Lancaster Colony Acquires Bantam Bagels

25 Oct , 2018  

Delaware County-based Lancaster Colony Corporation has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, T. Marzetti Company, has acquired all the assets of Bantam Bagels, LLC. More…

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