Target cuts ties to "Just Mayo" maker Hampton Creek

Target cuts ties to "Just Mayo" maker Hampton Creek

Target pulls Hampton Creek products off shelves after an internal review.

Sons of Norway sells headquarters to Ryan, Weidner for multi-use project

August 21
Sons of Norway sells headquarters to Ryan, Weidner for multi-use project
The organization of descendants of immigrants will return to the rebuilt block on Lake Street in Uptown.

Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo"

August 21
Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo"
An upcoming update to Google's Android software finally has a delectable name. The next version will be known as Oreo, extending Google's tradition of naming each version after a sweet treat.
Local
August 21

Mpls. eye surgery company will pay $12M to settle kickbacks case

A whistleblower had sued Sightpath Medical over allegations that Sightpath took prospective clients on luxury skiing vacations and high-end fishing, golfing and hunting trips.
Business
August 21

Elon Musk warns of killer robots, urges ban before they threaten 'human civilization'

Musk has joined more than 100 robotics and artificial intelligence experts to call for a United Nations ban on one of the deadliest forms of such machines: autonomous weapons.
Business
August 21

Edina V building, a home to Arkray USA and Barr Engineering, sells to Wisconsin energy company

An Edina med-tech industrial building has been sold for $11.2 million, another indicator of the solidity of the industrial market in the Twin Cities.The Edina…
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Local
August 21

Judge orders prison for Twin Cities exec who stole product plans from medical-device maker Lutonix

Christopher Barry, convicted of taking secrets from Lutonix to a start-up firm, was sentenced to a year and a day in prison and ordered to pay $533,842.
Business
August 21

Rauenhorst foundation makes first "bridge builder challenge" grant

The Minneapolis-based GHR Foundation made its first grants this month in partnership with OpenIDOE.
Variety
August 21

AP Sources: GE's Immelt among finalists in Uber CEO search

Former General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt is among the finalists being considered to run ride-hailing company Uber, but there's no clear consensus among its board about a front-runner, two people briefed on the search said Monday.
Business
August 21

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ST50: 2017 ranking of Minn. companies
Special feature ST50: 2017 ranking of Minn. companies
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The Star Tribune 50 is a measure of the largest publicly held companies with headquarters in Minnesota ranked by revenue.
Local
August 21

Dayton joins chorus of concern over Mayo Clinic cuts

Gov. Mark Dayton is joining state and local officials expressing concern about Mayo Clinic's plan to cut services at its Albert Lea hospital.
Business
August 21

Business review from the Economist

Business review from the EconomistNAFTA talks begin under U.S. pressureOfficials from the United States, Mexico and Canada began renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement.…
Business
August 21

While the Philippines economy rolls along, the president's wild ideas get neutralized

President, a would-be economic renegade, often neutralized by staff.
Business
August 21

Russia benefits from U.S.-Canada lumber dispute

Russia has emerged as one of the winners from the trade dispute between Canada and the U.S. over lumber.The U.S. is importing more softwood lumber…
Music
August 21

Can't see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TV

Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for nearly 40 years.
Business
August 21

Why remote working succeeds at some companies and not others

Companies are trying to strike a balance between offering workers flexibility and maintaining efficiency.
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Business
August 21

Co-working, flexible leases at Twin Cities office buildings continue to grow

Several new real estate projects include office space that would offer short-term leases or accommodate shared work hubs
Business
August 21
FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai favors the repeal of a 2015 regulatory order that banned internet service providers from creating “fast lanes” and “slow lanes.”

FCC's decision on 'net neutrality' looms; advocates push back

Foes, including Sen. Al Franken, say looser rules could lead to blocked content and higher prices.
Business
August 21

Target's Nicollet Mall store makeover gives glimpse into plan to retool stores

The $10 million makeover of the Nicollet Mall Target is complete, giving a glimpse of the Minneapolis retailer's plan to retool its stores
Business
August 20
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Brand tied to backyard fun speaks out quickly to avoid link to hate

A Wisconsin-based company issued a statement after Charlottesville that Tiki torches are for poolside parties, not racist marches.
Business
August 20

Recent bankruptcy filings in Minneapolis and St. Paul

ST. PaulChristopher Garrahy, as surety for PK Supply LLC, Heathrow Holdings LLC, OWC Enterprises LLC, Farmington, Minn; filed Aug. 15, 17-32628; Chap. 7; assets, $313,957;…
Business
August 20

Mergers and acquisitions involving Minnesota companies

Target AcquirerDate Location Location Description8/07 Top Tool Co. CIRTEC Medical Sys. CIRTEC a contract maker of complex medical devices Blaine Brooklyn Park acquired a maker…
Business
August 20

Scouting inventory system options for small businesses with a tight budget

Q: Our business processes hundreds of transactions a day. What is the best way to manage and track inventory for a small business…