Paint and coatings maker Valspar Corp. laid down a strong second quarter and is raising its guidance for the remainder of the year. The Minneapolis-based company's second-quarter earnings rose 35.9 percent to $76.5 million or 83 cents per share while sales rose 4 percent to $1.03 billion
Updated: May 15, 2012, - 09:37 AM
Nineteen Minnesota companies kept their spots in the Forbes Fortune 500, but only one - UnitedHealth Group - held steady.
Updated: May 08, 2012, - 02:55 PM
In 2011, many of the state's biggest publicly held firms saw improvements, and did more hiring.
Updated: May 06, 2012, - 08:47 AM
For the second consecutive year, most executives at Minnesota's biggest public companies say the next 12 months are going to be strong for sales, hiring and capital investment.
Updated: May 06, 2012, - 08:38 AM
Capital markets delivered their strongest first quarter in 5 years as deal activity blossomed.
Updated: April 22, 2012, - 04:16 PM
The Best Buy board of directors confirmed members of the CEO search committee and accepted the resignation of a long-time board member.
Updated: April 20, 2012, - 03:06 PM
Analysts point to business arrangements between retailer and its board members, including founder Richard Schulze.
Updated: April 16, 2012, - 11:42 AM
A lowering of the electronics retailer's rating would put it into the "junk" category.
Updated: April 05, 2012, - 09:07 AM
Newfound economic momentum is playing out well in Minnesota.
Updated: February 27, 2012, - 09:01 PM