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

Drones in commerce offer new legal challenges

With regulations still up in the air, businesses are unsure of what they can do with the new technology.

Updated: August 09, 2014, - 02:00 PM

IBM wins $14.2 million suit against Carlson over contract cancellation

Judge ruled Carlson’s financial picture, not IBM’s performance, led to termination of IT contract.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 10:58 AM

General Mills' monster cereals pair with DC Comics

General Mills turned to the superhero comics illustrators for this year’s box art.

Updated: August 07, 2014, - 05:53 AM

CenturyLink plans 1-gigabit Internet service for Twin Cities

The legacy land-line service provider says the 1-gigabit service is available in selected parts of the metro area.

Updated: August 05, 2014, - 11:52 PM

June 2011: Questions on political giving still dog Target

CEO Gregg Steinhafel said the company 'learned a lot last year' after its donation to MN Forward.

Updated: August 05, 2014, - 04:52 PM

Hard times in 2013 helped digital marketing agency Space 150 retool

Digital marketing agency Space150 “faced fear straight on and refocused, reinvented and re-claimed” to achieve positive results.

Updated: July 27, 2014, - 05:46 PM

Membership drop crimps Life Time's 2Q sales, profits

Fitness company’s shares dropped 12.7 percent; CEO calls quarter ‘a challenging one.’

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 11:21 AM

Cheese firm Davisco sold to Canadian dairy co-op

Canada's Agropur, in its biggest deal ever, is picking a Minnesota company with $1 billion in sales and 900 employees.

Updated: July 23, 2014, - 09:33 AM

New TSA fees make flying even more expensive

Passengers will want to avoid long layovers: They could trigger an additional $5.60 fee.

Updated: July 21, 2014, - 08:58 PM

At Spok, crisis communications is 'about minutes and seconds'

Communications software company develops technology to whittle down response times in crisis situations.

Updated: July 20, 2014, - 06:38 PM

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