Neal St. Anthony

Columnist, reporter | Business
Phone: 612-673-7144
Neal St. Anthony has been a business columnist and reporter for the Star Tribune for more than 25 years. He also has worked in financial communications for two publicly held companies.

Recent content from Neal St. Anthony

St. Anthony: Abbott Northwestern receives $3 million gift from grateful patient

A grateful Minnesota entrepreneur, Rod Burwell, credits the emergency care personnel at Abbott Northwestern Hospital with saving his life this...

Updated: December 27, 2014, - 02:00 PM

St. Anthony: Arc Twin Cities rides the thrift store wave

Since 2009, Arc -- a nonprofit that advocates for and assists people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and caregivers -- has had three stores overhauled and two opened in suburban spaces once occupied by retailers that retrenched.

Updated: December 21, 2014, - 06:04 PM

St. Anthony: Heim to succeed HelpSystems CEO Dryer

Software developer’s sales hit $110M and employment tripled under longtime CEO.

Updated: December 20, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Former Voyager Bank CEO under federal indictment

Timothy Owens is accused of lying about personal loans from Voyager Bank.

Updated: December 17, 2014, - 08:12 PM

How YouTube helped jolt sales for Blaine coatings manufacturer

Social media helped create new markets for Plasti Dip, which makes a rubberized protective coating in a can used by do-it-yourselfers to dip their tool handles to make them easier to hold.

Updated: December 15, 2014, - 04:12 PM

Twin Cities firms to launch academy to train software developers

Prime Digital Academy will be aimed at filling a void for software workers in the Twin Cities.

Updated: December 15, 2014, - 02:16 PM

MetroIBA helps smaller retailers promote themselves

Getting consumers to buy locally requires a coordinated message and a variety of compelling independent shops.

Updated: December 13, 2014, - 05:07 PM

St. Anthony: Bloomington-based Video Guidance plans sale to British firm

The British firm has been pursuing the local company since 2013.

Updated: December 13, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Anchor Bank to acquire Voyager Bank

The St. Paul bank expands into the southwest metro with the purchase, which is expected to close in early 2015.

Updated: December 09, 2014, - 09:08 PM

St. Anthony: Recovery finally reaches small businesses

Anecdotal evidence and some hard data indicate that the five-year economic recovery is being boosted, finally, by small firms that employ several to several hundred employees.

Updated: December 07, 2014, - 04:44 PM

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