Indianapolis Star:

Seventeen retailers selling everything from pretzels and Italian ice cream to children’s clothing and sports equipment have set up shop today at Castleton Square Mall.

But they are not there to sell you merchandise.

They want to sell you an entire store.

Mall owner Simon Property Group today is hosting the region’s first franchise fair, a chance to match up people who are interested in owning their own franchise with companies looking to expand in Indianapolis and beyond. More.