Elanco uncertainty has Greenfield on edge

In the historic shops around Greenfield’s downtown square, you can buy a slice of pizza, get a haircut, and do your banking. It’s a throwback to another age, with handsome, century-old buildings and wide sidewalks, befitting a small city of just 21,000 people.

Finish Line stock up, but underlying challenges remain

On a Dec. 21 conference call with analysts, Finish Line Inc. executives used the word “promotional” a dozen times to describe the deep discounting that was undercutting their efforts to sell athletic shoes and apparel at full price. Often, they preceded “promotional” with the words “extremely” or “highly.”