The Musicant Group projected classic Nintendo games in the atrium of the 801 Marquette building in downtown Minneapolis as part of their programming f

Max Musicant's company brings commercial spaces to life

Real estate startup Musicant Group is all about experiences.

Medical device-tax opponents see window for repeal in lame-duck session

November 17
Outgoing U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen has been a leading opponent of the device tax.
Supporters of permanent repeal hope for bipartisan action during lame-duck session of Congress.
Business
November 17
This June 15, 2018, file photo shows U.S. currency on a counter in East Derry, N.H. To most of us it probably does sound at least a little ridiculous

Schafer: Planners scoff, but young retirees have lessons for rest of us

FIRE, or "financial independence, retire early," is about willingly trading away material things for the flexibility to live without needing a paid job.
Minneapolis
November 17
As the push for a $15-an-hour minimum wage spreads, local leaders and businesses in other Minnesota cities are paying attention.

$15 minimum wage fight sets sights on all of Minnesota

After success in St. Paul and Minneapolis, battle expands to rest of state.
North Metro
November 17
If approved, the 2.6 million-square-foot fulfillment center would be the single largest industrial building in the Twin Cities.

In Brooklyn Park, all eyes turn to mystery 'Project Hotdish'

As fulfillment centers take root, suburbs fret over traffic.
Was your company one of the Top Workplaces of 2018?
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Business
November 17
The COOLPIX P1000.

Gadgets: Most people don't need Nikon Coolpix P1000, but it is a fun camera

The P1000 really wants to help you take good photos.
Local
November 17
This undated image provided by AcelRx Pharmaceuticals shows the dispenser and a tablet for the company's medication Dsuvia.

University of Minnesota doctor in midst of opioid conflict over work with drugmaker

Critics fear a potent new painkiller he worked to get OK'd will worsen epidemic.
Local
November 17
DFL gubernatorial candidate Tim Walz was congratulated by supporters on election night as he headed to delivery his victory speech.

Minnesota business community reckons with GOP losses, empowered Democrats in St. Paul

Initiatives opposed by many in business community are within reach for state DFLers.
Business
November 17
President Donald Trump’s tax reform bill has been a decidedly mixed bag of winners and losers.

After 10 months, GOP tax cut spurs growth, but not wages

Time will tell if long-term benefits are illusory or not.
ST50: 2018 ranking of Minnesota companies
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Minneapolis
November 17
Jason Moreau survived a disabling accident to go to work in 2016 as the first downtown “ambassador” in a wheelchair.

Downtown ambassador Jason Moreau is more than able to serve the public

Moreau, the first Downtown Improvement District ambassador who operates from a wheelchair, had to work hard to land his job.
Business
November 17
A community Thanksgiving meal was held outside the Minneapolis Police Department's Fourth Precinct station in 2015.

It's time to give thanks and find ways to give back

Despite the best efforts of marketers, Thanksgiving is still focused on celebrating family, friends, neighborhood and community.
Business
November 17

Here is why you should continue to invest in growth stocks

Are growth stocks' struggles the start of a longer-term trend where value outperforms growth?
Business
November 17
The head of the Federal Communications Commission told phone companies earlier this month that they better do something about robocalls. Or else.

FCC chief tells phone companies to crack down on robocalls, or else. Sort of ...

Ajit Pai wins credit for highlighting what a pain robocalls have become.
Business
November 17
Going natural: As demand for natural food is extending from the grocery store to the pet store, Petco said it will stop selling dog and cat food and t

Petco says it will stop selling food with artificial ingredients

The decision, spearheaded by new CEO Ron Coughlin, is indicative of a broader commitment to pet health.
Business
November 17
Parker Schlank is co-founder and CEO of Travel Labs, a new company that is part of the Beta accelerator program for Minnesota-based startups.

Minneapolis startup hopes to make booking trips worry-free for business travelers

Travel Labs' goal is for its app to become business travelers' executive assistants for booking their trips.
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Business
November 17

Big Tech pushes back against 'dramatic increase' in H-1B visa denials

U.S. approach to visas is "leaving employers with a disruptive lack of clarity," said an industry group.
Business
November 17
Ian Siegel, co-founder and chief executive of ZipRecruiter, at the Santa Monica, Calif., office.

How I made it: Ian Siegel employs artificial intelligence to change the job recruitment industry

LOS ANGELES – Ian Siegel, 45, is chief executive of Santa Monica-based ZipRecruiter, the company he co-founded in 2010 to disrupt the recruitment and…
Business
November 17

Jennie-O recalls some ground turkey after salmonella report

The recalled Jennie-O product was produced on Sept. 11 and shipped to 23 states, including Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Business
November 16

Business calendar

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Business
November 16
A $500 increase to the 401(k) contribution limit may not sound like much, but can grow substantially over time.

IRS is raising 401(k) contribution limits in 2019

Advisers say it's a good time for participants to review their strategy as annual contribution limits increase to $19,000 next year.
Business
November 16
The Nordstrom Rack opening in the IDS Center in Minneapolis.

Market recap: Nordstrom stock slides on weak guidance

The retailer's news overshadowed its third-quarter results, which topped Wall Street's estimates.
Business
November 16

Five Black Friday credit card strategies to add to your list

Shoppers can also give their budgets a boost with these under-the-radar ways to use credit cards smartly.