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

Jessica Boden, of StoneArch Creative, discusses marketing of medical products

Marketing medical products is a multilevel challenge involving doctors, patients and regulators. That’s StoneArch Creative’s specialty.

Updated: August 10, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Olson hopes new Yoplait campaign propels ad agency into big leagues

The Minneapolis agency sees its work to promote General Mills’ line of Greek yogurt as a key test as it...

Updated: August 03, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Forecast: Airfares in 2014 likely to stay flat

A 2013 fare increase at MSP failed to materialize as Delta added seats and demand for business travel softened, Carlson...

Updated: July 31, 2013, - 10:21 AM

Omnicom-Publicis megamerger touches 3 Twin Cities agencies

Martin Williams, BBDO Proximity and Fallon will come under one corporate roof, but the effect on day-to-day operations will be...

Updated: July 29, 2013, - 09:42 PM

Padilla Speer to join forces with Virginia PR firm

Acquisition of Virginia firm will make the combined company one of the top 10 independent U.S. agencies.

Updated: July 29, 2013, - 12:25 AM

Pohlads go one-on-one with IRS

Carl Pohlad’s heirs say the government greatly overvalued the Twins.

Updated: July 22, 2013, - 05:48 AM

Popeye's rebrands itself with Louisiana flair

The fried-chicken chain is expanding in the Twin Cities.

Updated: July 13, 2013, - 08:30 PM

Dean of Hamline School of Law returns to private practice

Don Lewis guided school through economic hard times.

Updated: July 09, 2013, - 08:27 PM

July 8: Petters seeks reduced prison sentence

Lawyer asked judge in Ponzi scheme to consider reducing 50-year sentence.

Updated: July 08, 2013, - 08:28 PM

Carlson hotels courting the prized millennials

Carlson’s Country Inns & Suites hires HGTV’s Genevieve Gorder, among others, to serve up a millennial makeover for its properties.

Updated: July 07, 2013, - 05:49 PM

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