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

For Fallon, omission leads to inspiration

Arby’s was supposed to include Pepsi in a certain number of ads, and a creative solution was found.

Updated: December 03, 2014, - 05:41 PM

Delta gets ready to restart nonstop flights to Hawaii in 2015

Delta dropped nonstop seasonal flights to Honolulu in 2011 but is preparing to resume them.

Updated: December 03, 2014, - 06:42 AM

General Mills, Target and Twin Cities agencies aim for diversity in their message

A little girl named Gracie helps lead marketers down the path of more inclusiveness.

Updated: November 20, 2014, - 03:36 PM

Ad agency Campbell Mithun is now just Mithun

Campbell Mithun, one of the Twin Cities’ oldest ad agencies, is recasting its image

Updated: November 11, 2014, - 09:41 PM

Wealth care for a healthy bottom line

The Johnston Group aims to provide more personalized financial advice than large firms are able to offer clients.

Updated: November 08, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Imation investor demands ouster of CEO, sale of certain assets

New Orleans-based Spear Point demanded wholesale changes, divestiture in letter to board.

Updated: November 06, 2014, - 11:22 PM

FCC resolves $16M lawsuit over fax violation

Twin Cities legal publisher was cleared of a rules violation.

Updated: November 06, 2014, - 09:16 PM

Trustee seeks 'false profits' from Petters investors

Doug Kelley filed a motion for investors’ Ponzi scheme gains: $119 million, including interest.

Updated: October 31, 2014, - 09:04 PM

Football season the wind beneath Buffalo Wild Wings' strong third-quarter earnings

The World Cup and football season pushed earnings at Buffalo Wild Wings beyond analysts’ expectations.

Updated: October 27, 2014, - 09:23 PM

Ad agency Olson to be acquired by technology consultant ICF

The $295 million deal could gain the Minneapolis ad agency more international clients.

Updated: October 23, 2014, - 04:13 PM

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