- By Boris Ladwig | Posted on July 24, 2019
UPS said it will begin Sunday deliveries and pickups on Jan. 1, though it told Insider that the impact on Worldport’s 22,000 employees is as yet unclear. The logistics giant also said that rising online orders from increasingly impatient customers resulted in better-than-expected quarterly...
- By Boris Ladwig | Posted on November 13, 2018
Consumer confidence, income growth and a low unemployment rate will push holiday retail sales 5.8 percent higher this year, according to a projection.
The Closing Bell: Amazon’s wage increase to affect local workers, move prompts UPS Teamsters action; kids’ meal ordinance kicks in; and moreBy Staff | Posted on October 4, 2018
Welcome to The Closing Bell. This is your last stop for biz scoops and big news before the weekend — a roundup of stories that can’t wait till Monday.
- By Joe Sonka | Posted on October 4, 2018
The administration will appeal the circuit court ruling ordering the city to release its proposal for Amazon to locate its next headquarters in Louisville.
- By Boris Ladwig | Posted on September 5, 2018
Logistics company Radial already has begun hiring for the holiday season and expects to hire 16 percent more workers for its Shepherdsville facility than last year.
- By Eli Keel | Posted on August 20, 2018
Fans of the Goatman and the trestle at Pope Lick Creek have a new novel to sink their teeth into called “The House on Pope Lick Road.” On Thursday, the author, first-time novelist Mike Bramer, will stop by Carmichael’s Bookstore to sign copies and...
- By Boris Ladwig | Posted on June 8, 2018
UPS package handlers said retirements and low starting pay are causing lots of turnover at the logistics giant’s Worldport in Louisville. A local Teamsters leader told Insider that the $10-per-hour starting wage for part-time UPS package handlers and the resulting turnover at the facility...
- By Caitlin Bowling | Posted on October 10, 2017
The Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL) is rallying people in support of the city’s bid to become home to Amazon’s HQ2. YPAL is seeking thousands of signatures for its petition asking business giant Amazon to bring its secondary headquarters — with its more...
- By Caitlin Bowling | Posted on September 20, 2017
For any city or state, becoming the home of retail giant Amazon’s second North American headquarters would be a colossal get. Amazon said it would invest more than $5 billion on construction and create as many as 50,000 jobs paying an average of $100,000...
- By Melissa Chipman | Posted on June 26, 2017
It’s probably one of the last cool, sunny days of summer before the dog days set in. If you’ve been outside enjoying the weather, you may have missed these stories… Politico Magazine names Fischer one of ‘America’s 11 most interesting mayors’ This weekend, Mayor...