Wheaties creates Lifetime Achievement box for Michael Phelps

Wheaties creates Lifetime Achievement box for Michael Phelps

General Mills is creating a 'Lifetime Achievement' box for the decorated Olympic swimmer.

Boot camp prepares Delta Air Lines for the icy reception of winter

August 28
Boot camp prepares Delta Air Lines for the icy reception of winter
When winter returns, the airline wants no troubles cleaning planes.

St. Anthony: Charting a better course for retirement

August 28
St. Anthony: Charting a better course for retirement
Planning extends beyond saving to a rethinking of the entire concept.
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Nearly 1,700 Minneapolis teens worked internships this summer

Business and nonprofits have provided about 23,000 internships to Minneapolis kids since 2004
Business
August 28

More people buying more expensive smartphones, but more financing them

For years, flip phones, stick phones and lower-end smartphones — not iPhones and other top-of-the-line models — were Gary Fuentes' bestsellers.His family's La Fiesta Wireless…
Business
August 28

Recent bankruptcy filings in Minneapolis and St. Paul

MINNEAPOLISSyglo LLC, 7900 International Dr., Bloomington; filed Aug. 24, 16-42494; Chap. 7; no schedules filed. Jerry Marsh, sole member.St. PaulHealthsource of Burnsville P.A., formerly known…
2016 Minnesota Top Workplaces
Special Project 2016 Minnesota Top Workplaces
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Meet the companies that continue to be voted the best places to work in Minnesota.
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August 28

Business calendar

BusinessWEDNESDAYNETWORKING SESSION: Speed Networking. mnwin.org. 8-10 a.m. $10-$25. Microsoft Store Mall of America, 162 South Av., Bloomington. THURSDAYENTREPRENEUR SESSION: "Kathy Ireland: Uprise —…
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August 28

Mergers and acquisitions involving Minnesota companies

Target AcquirerDate Location Location Description8/16 Carlson Real Estate Co. Meritex Enterprises Inc. Meritex Enterprises has purchased the CLT Logistics Center – CLT Logistics Center…
Business
August 28

Is it time to upend the business model to jump start profits?

Q: Should I change my company's individualized education program to more group programs for more profits?AJ, Owner, Suprex Private TutoringA: The challenge for Suprex Tutoring…
Business
August 28

Business people

At the topECMC Group, Oakdale, named Jan Hines president and chief executive of Educational Credit Management Corp. Hines joined the company in 1994 and serves…
ST100: 2016 ranking of Minn. companies
Special feature ST100: 2016 ranking of Minn. companies
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The Star Tribune 100 is a measure of the largest publicly held companies with headquarters in Minnesota ranked by revenue.
Business
August 28

Coach's Corner: Making teams accountable

Q. I have an associate whose team seems to drop the ball pretty often, and who then deflects responsibility and points it at my…
Business
August 28

Jobs calendar

JobsMONDAYJOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE: Individual help from Goodwill-Easter Seals representatives with your job search, filling out applications or writing ­résumés or cover letters. 2-4 p.m.…
Business
August 28

Midwest insider trading

Ani PharmaceuticalsArthur Przybyl CEOExercised options: 53,178 Price: $6.36 –$33Shares sold: 37,455 Price: $66.97Date: Aug. 22 Directly holds: 191,806Bio-Techne Corp.
Business
August 28

Understanding the Brazil beyond the Olympics

F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote that "the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the…
Business
August 28

Small business calendar

Small businessTHURSDAYBASIC BUSINESS STEPS SESSION: A representative from the U.S. Small Business Administration will speak. Advance registration required. Noon-1 p.m. Free. Minneapolis Central Library,…
Business
August 28

Harvey MacKay: Conquering fear: Turn a negative into a positive

A small village by the sea depended on fishing to survive. Each year, the village boats had to go farther and farther from shore to…
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Answers to your questions about marketing and business in the Twin Cities.
Business
August 28

E. coli outbreak in General Mills flour stirs up new food worries

The Golden Valley-based company is at the center of a fast-moving discussion among scientists and regulators about how serious the development is and what should be done about it.
Business
August 27

World of gadgets: security cameras amd learning to use PDFs

RING STICK UP CAM $200 Easy-to-install home security camera works Portable surveillance cameras are becoming more popular as a security measure for our homes. The…
Business
August 27

Market recap: Dollar General shares drop after earnings miss

Sales slump: Dollar General dropped 14 percent, to $78.84 Thursday after its earnings and revenue fell short of analysts’ forecasts. The retailer cited aggressive competition,…
Business
August 27

Making the bottom line case for diversifying investment industry

Financial services Lilly says today’s investment industry needs to expand diversity, include more women Beth Lilly, a senior vice president and portfolio manager with GAMCO…
Business
August 27

Business bookshelf: Big pharma and ADHD

ADHD Nation: Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic Alan Schwarz, Scribner, 338 pages, $28. In the late 1930s, Smith, Kline…
Business
August 27
It is expected that the number of Airbnb listings will increase when the Twin Cities area hosts tens of thousands of people at the Super Bowl in 2018 at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Minneapolis Airbnb hosts doubled in last year but still catching up

More people in the Twin Cities are opening their homes to overnight guests — but it's still a relatively shy place. Airbnb said that 600 people in Minneapolis hosted 33,400 guests in the past year, more than twice the previous year.
Business
August 27

Ross Levin: Your money mistakes can still pay off, if you learn from them

I have a confession that, as a sage financial professional, is somewhat embarrassing to make. Many years ago, I lost money investing in a friend’s…