Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Two Columbus-based retailers today reported sales during November, December and January.
Columbus-based Limited Brands, Inc. is among a rash of retailers reporting higher-than-expected revenue gains for the month of October.
Ohio based retailers fared better in June. But the latest figures from the malls, websites and boxstores show more mixed results.
Slow holiday sales have cut into Limited Brands profits – forcing the company to lay off 400 corporate employees. 230 of the layoffs will occur at the company’s Columbus headquarters.
Two more Central Ohio businesses join the list of companies to lay off workers in an effort to cut expenses. Limited Brands and The Longaberger Company announced almost 700 layoffs combined.
The nation’s top transportation official today visited a Bath and Body Works warehouse on the city’s far east side to unveil a national plan to move freight faster. The plan aims to limit congestion on highways , railroads, and at air and sea ports.