Patrick Kennedy

Reporter | Business, Research
Phone: 612-673-7926
Patrick Kennedy, reporter and researcher, produces the annual Star Tribune 100 ranking of Minnesota’s biggest companies; the CEO compensation package and the Nonprofit 100 as well as the Quarterly Deals and Quarterly Money Managers reports.

Recent content from Patrick Kennedy

New leader for ValueVision has big plans

The operator of the No. 3 cable shopping channel, ShopHQ, has been through a tumultuous shake-up. Now, the new CEO says, it's time for stars.

Updated: September 20, 2014, - 04:47 PM

Startup Venture Loft expands into larger space

Peter Kane is expanding the co-working space for technology start-ups and building a community to support them.

Updated: September 20, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Life Time's largest shareholder says do the split

Life Time’s largest shareholder urges company to proceed quickly with a plan to split off its real estate holdings.

Updated: September 05, 2014, - 08:30 PM

Eden Prairie's XRS Corp. to be acquired by Omnitracs

The acquirer in the $178 million deal is Omnitracs, a rival in the trucking analytics industry.

Updated: September 02, 2014, - 10:18 PM

December 2013: XRS shifts focus from hardware to software

CEO recognized that mobile technology would make his company obsolete if it didn’t change its strategy.

Updated: September 02, 2014, - 10:40 AM

Obituary: Ralph Hofstad, president and CEO of Land O'Lakes for 15 years

Ralph Hofstad was the son of Methodist minister, and in his youth he had to decide between pursuing the ministry...

Updated: September 01, 2014, - 06:58 PM

Life Time Fitness shares jump 16% on real estate plan

Shares were up 16% after the Chanhassen fitness company announced it may spin off its real estate holdings.

Updated: August 25, 2014, - 08:10 PM

Toro's 3Q profit rose 25 percent

Favorable summer growing conditions helped Toro deliver good results.

Updated: August 21, 2014, - 08:37 PM

ValueVision reports 2Q loss after costly proxy battle

ValueVision Media Inc.’s sales and profit improved in the second quarter, its results showed Wednesday, before accounting for about $5...

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 07:37 PM

Start-up Epoch Lacrosse brings new designs, materials classic team sport

Eden Prairie-based upstart Epoch Lacrosse is making a splash in the lacrosse equipment market with a brand that embraces technology....

Updated: August 16, 2014, - 03:33 PM

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