New Louisville restaurant company has major ambitions: Access Louisville podcast

We take a break from the usual routine for a recent episode of the Access Louisville podcast and chat about a new restaurant group with growth plans locally......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 13th, 2021

Louisville entertainment company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

A Louisville-based ticket reseller for major sporting events is seeking to restructure through a bankruptcy filing. Access Entertainment Group LLC last month filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western Distric.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 5th, 2020

Texas Roadhouse is feeling the weight of weeks of lost dine-in traffic

The Louisville-based company's comparable restaurant sales were down nearly 30% in March and 48% in April......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 5th, 2020

Let"s chat about Beshear"s plan to reopen Kentucky

So when can Kentucky's economy reopen? We talk about that on this week's Access Louisville podcast. Reporter Marty Finley, who covers government (among other things) for Business First, talks about the benchmarks that have been set and Gov. Andy B.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2020

Major Humana investor sheds half of its holdings in the company

Humana Inc.'s former largest shareholder offloaded nearly half of its holdings in the Louisville-based health care company. FMR LLC, the corporate parent of Fidelity Investments, has cut its stake in Humana — one of the nation's largest health ins.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2020

Major Louisville employer signs on as Thunder sponsor

One of Louisville's legacy employers has signed on as a presenting sponsor of this year's Thunder Over Louisville event, set for April 18. GE Appliances, a Haier company, was announced Wednesday as the newest presenting sponsor of the show, joining .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 12th, 2020

Let"s talk about Galleria of St. Matthews and what"s next

Galleria of St. Matthews, a strip center on Oechsli Avenue that's been closed since last summer because of a roof collapse, is discussed on this week's Access Louisville podcast. Reporter Haley Cawthon gives us an update on the building and the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 30th, 2020

Podchaser raises $1.65M in round with prominent Louisville investors

A Louisville startup has closed on a $1.65 million seed round featuring a stacked lineup of area investors. Podchaser, a podcast database company, received investment from High Alpha Capital, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Poplar Ventures and Lunsfo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2020

Let"s talk about Yum Brand"s $375M acquisition

Yum Brands Inc. announced the high-profile acquisition of The Habit Restaurants Inc., owner of Habit Burger Grill, earlier this week. We chat about the purchase on the most recent episode of the Access Louisville podcast. Specifically, reporter Haley Ca.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2020

Habit Restaurants being acquired by Yum Brands

Yum Brands Inc. has kicked off the new year by announcing a major acquisition. The Louisville, Kentucky-based restaurant conglomerate is purchasing The Habit Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT) for $375 million, according to a news release. The Habit Bu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 6th, 2020

Taco Bell, KFC parent getting into the burger business

Yum Brands Inc. has kicked off the new year by announcing a major acquisition. The Louisville-based restaurant conglomerate is purchasing Habit Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT) for $375 million, according to a news release. The Habit Burger Grill, b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 6th, 2020

John Schnatter sells major portion of his remaining stake in Papa John"s

John Schnatter has sold a huge portion of his stake in Papa John's. The founder and former CEO of the Louisville-based pizza chain sold 1.9 million shares of common stock on Nov. 1 — more than a third of his remaining stake in the company. The sto.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 5th, 2019

SCALA is back — but should anyone care?

On this week's episode of the Access Louisville podcast, we talk about the return of SCALA, a roughly 70-member CEO council that aims to take on local issues around education, public safety, air service and the economy. SCALA is an acronym for St.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2019

Yum! Brands taps new division CEOs for Pizza Hut, Taco Bell

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) announced Thursday that it has tapped new leaders for its Pizza Hut and Taco Bell divisions. The appointments mark the Louisville restaurant company's move to create divisional chief executive officers for the two bra.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 26th, 2019

El Taco Luchador confirms plan for downtown location

Downtown Louisville soon will have an El Taco Luchador of its very own. Ole Restaurant Group, the company behind Taco Luchador, confirmed on Thursday the it will open a downtown location of the taqueria Louisville-famous. The fourth Luchador will .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 21st, 2018

Louisville-area company plans major expansion in Massachusetts

The company's drug would be the first-ever treatment for geographic atrophy, a leading cause of blindness that affects 1 million Americans annually......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2018

Contents of Louisville restaurant up for grabs after closure

The auction includes both restaurant equipment and supplies......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 20th, 2021

Dominion Payroll Acquires Kentucky-Based PayLogic

The company's office in Louisville, located on Brownsboro Road near Hillcrest Avenue, will become the Kentucky branch of Dominion Payroll......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 15th, 2021

Dataseam expands apprenticeship program for Kentucky students

A Louisville-based tech company is expanding its efforts to grow and improve IT workforce through newly-awarded funds from the federal Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). Dataseam received $1.5 million to further expand its U.S. Department of Labor-.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 23rd, 2020

Former Papa John’s CEO buys LouVino restaurant chain

Steve Ritchie, former president and CEO of Louisville-based Papa John’s International Inc., has purchased LouVino Restaurant and Wine Bars, with five locations in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. This is a first investment for a recently establishe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 21st, 2020

Louisville manufacturer goes from niche to mainstream with Covid-19 product

As many business reopen, they must contend with new measures to maintain social distancing and reduce the potential for spreading the coronavirus. This local company thinks it can help......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2020