At the core of the dispute between the Minnesota Orchestra and its musicians union is a fundamental problem long known to economists as "Baumol's cost disease."
Updated: December 01, 2012, - 04:15 PM
Mark Stutrud, Summit Brewing Co. president and founder, is an entrepreneur who just kicked off a project that will double his plant's capacity amid an industry boom.
Updated: November 28, 2012, - 11:03 PM
Techne Corp. CEO Thomas Oland, age 71, had a clear plan for CEO succession.
Updated: November 24, 2012, - 04:46 PM
Norm Tiedemann and his family in Woodbury have enjoyed hosting high school exchange students from Europe, and two years ago one of them insisted on shopping Black Friday. She argued that it "needs to be part of my American experience."
Updated: November 21, 2012, - 06:47 PM
What the Vikings owners are pursuing is not some sort of East Coast sharp-elbows trick of real estate tycoons. It's common sense: Finance the deal by using cash flow from the deal.
Updated: November 18, 2012, - 09:19 AM
It was not even 10 months ago that Ron Johnson of J.C. Penney Co. did what Hubert Joly of Best Buy Co. Inc. did on Tuesday -- unveil a turnaround plan to a ballroom of investors and analysts in New York.
Updated: November 13, 2012, - 09:39 PM
Think about how an entrepreneur's behavior would change if the company had $1 million in the bank. Or maybe $5 million.
Updated: November 10, 2012, - 05:11 PM
The pace of consolidation in banking seems poised to accelerate, and for the same reasons that we see so many fewer small grocery stores than we did 30 years ago.
Updated: November 06, 2012, - 11:11 PM
A week after announcing dismal sales and plans to lay off 20 percent of the employees, Imation Corp. CEO Mark Lucas clearly has no doubts about the direction he has pointed the company.
Updated: November 03, 2012, - 08:49 PM