David Phelps

Reporter | Professional services
Phone: 612-673-7269
David Phelps covers the business of law, advertising and financial services. He previously led coverage of the Tom Petters fraud investigation and continues to cover its afternmath. Phelps is a former member of the Star Tribune Washington Bureau who has also covered state and local government and politics.

Recent content from David Phelps

After strong 4Q, Best Buy signals new cost-cutting phase

Quarterly earnings beat expectations, but Joly warns that growth will slow

Updated: March 04, 2015, - 05:37 AM

Workplace happiness can boost the bottom line, consultants say

After seven years in the trenches developing their “Experience Happiness” workplace philosophy, Nancy O’Brien and Linda Saggau have found their...

Updated: February 28, 2015, - 02:00 PM

Carlson Rezidor reports 4 percent revenue growth

Hotel chain reports 57 openings, higher revenue.

Updated: February 26, 2015, - 09:28 PM

Sun Country pilots approve strike authorization

No work action is imminent; talks set to resume in March.

Updated: February 25, 2015, - 09:12 PM

Investment fraud on the rise in Minnesota

The number of advisers in the state who are facing criminal action has tripled from the previous two years, and authorities are taking action.

Updated: February 14, 2015, - 05:36 PM

Supreme Court looks ready to make gay marriage the law of the land

With only two dissents, justices decided not to delay marriages in Alabama.

Updated: February 09, 2015, - 09:47 PM

Fallon gets back in Super Bowl game with ad for Loctite

The Minneapolis agency created an ad that will run early in the fourth quarter.

Updated: January 28, 2015, - 01:59 PM

Carlson puts hotel growth in newcomer's hands

David Berg’s charge includes freshening some of the company’s hotel concepts while expanding others.

Updated: January 17, 2015, - 07:06 PM

Big Tobacco fighter Mike Ciresi to start boutique law firm

Mike Ciresi, one of Minnesota’s best known trial lawyers, is leaving Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi after 43 years to form his own boutique law firm with two partners from his old firm.

Updated: January 06, 2015, - 11:56 PM

Minneapolis law firm Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand is now just Maslon

The name change underlines the importance of branding in the modern marketplace.

Updated: January 05, 2015, - 10:17 AM

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