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

TGI Friday's is getting a new look

The No. 4-ranked casual dining chain is launching a makeover, aiming to reclaim its early reputation as a destination for the socially active.

Updated: May 05, 2013, - 08:30 PM

Branding expert discusses the art and science of aligning a brand and its reputation

A branding expert discusses the art and science of aligning a brand and its reputation in a “hospitable environment.”

Updated: May 04, 2013, - 10:01 PM

Summit Brewing is selling barrels by the laugh

Summit Brewing and its marketing partner GdB use humor and customer engagement to keep the dean of Minnesota craft brewers growing.

Updated: April 28, 2013, - 06:26 PM

Judge OKs Mondale’s $50,000 settlement with Petters receiver

Ted Mondale got a $150,000 personal loan from Tom Petters.

Updated: April 24, 2013, - 05:51 AM

Ted Mondale to pay $50,000 clawback to Petters receiver

Ted Mondale got a $150,000 personal loan from Petters in 2005.

Updated: April 23, 2013, - 12:26 PM

Keep greed and fear out of financial planning

The president of Marquette Asset Management stresses fundamentals — diversify, think long term, don’t panic.

Updated: April 20, 2013, - 09:13 PM

Idaho businessman charged with fraud in real estate scheme

Four associated with DSBI were charged with 83 counts; investors including up to 800 Minnesotans lost at least $169 million.

Updated: April 11, 2013, - 03:42 PM

Pinnacle Airlines finds a new owner and a new headquarters

After it emerges from bankruptcy this month, the regional carrier will be owned by Delta and based in Minnesota.

Updated: April 07, 2013, - 10:06 AM

Dorsey & Whitney adds three partners

Former federal prosecutor R.J. Zayed is the latest attorney to join the Minneapolis law firm.

Updated: April 03, 2013, - 09:29 PM

Carlson revenue flat in 2012

Declines in travel, especially in Europe, offset improvement in its hotels and restaurants divisions.

Updated: April 01, 2013, - 07:48 PM

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