After challenging holiday, Sears to speed up store closings

After challenging holiday, Sears to speed up store closings

Sears keeps pruning its business in a years-long makeover, a bid to transform itself from a 123-year-old retail store into a nimble, 21st century operator.

With restraint, YouTube rolls out original programming

9:24am
With restraint, YouTube rolls out original programming
Michael "Burnie" Burns hears a discrepancy.

Medtronic gets FDA approval for MRI-safe defibrillators

February 8
FDA gives company approval to sell MRI-safe CRT defibrillators.
Business
9:19am

US stocks open slightly lower; Japan's market slumps

Stocks are opening modestly lower in the U.S., led by declines in energy companies and banks.
Business
February 8

Movers & Shakers: Mary Christensen and Damian Martin, Experienced Resources

A look at the people behind the numbers in area business.
Business
February 8

Leaders who can't talk tough must be taught

Think of it this way: If you don't give people the feedback they need to address possible blind spots, you're holding them back.
Business
February 8

Jobs calendar for Feb. 8-11

Scheduled activities to help with your job hunt.
Business
February 8

Courage can make a difference in business

Mackay's Moral: It's advantageous to be courageous.
Business
February 8

A primer on Cuba; many Minnesotans welcome a changing policy toward Cuba

Located less than 100 miles from Florida, Cuba and its relations with the United States are changing rapidly.
Business
February 8

Business people

A look at business people's moves.
Business
February 8

Business calendar for Feb. 8

A glance at some business events this week.
2015 Minnesota Top Workplaces
Special Project 2015 Minnesota Top Workplaces
updated 19 hours 48 mins. ago
Meet the companies that continue to be voted the best places to work in Minnesota.
Business
February 8

Your writing speaks volumes about your competence

Errors distract the reader from your message and undermine your credibility even tho they may not interfere with comprehension or peak your readers' curiosity.
Minneapolis
February 8

Neal St. Anthony: Nonprofit Microgrants selects Don Samuels as CEO

In his latest career, think of Don Samuels as kind of a venture capitalist to the working poor.
Business
February 8

There's a 'puppymonkeybaby,' but not much else is new in Super Bowl commercials

Advertisers dusted off their well-worn playbooks for Super Bowl 50, deploying a combination of humor, celebrities and plenty of animals in their annual appeal for the attention of the game's more than 100 million viewers.
Business
February 8

Ask an expert: How to stay focused on one goal?

The miracle of computing can't match the marvel of the human mind, but borrow a few of its features and you'll operate at high mental efficiency, reducing distraction while maintaining focus.
Business
February 8

Imation could be delisted from New York Stock Exchange

With its stock trading at just 65 cents a share, Imation Corp. was notified by the New York Stock Exchange that it no longer complies with standards required to have its stock listed on the exchange, Imation officials announced Monday.
Business
February 8

Evine Live's turnaround CEO is out as profits continue to fall

He leaves along with longtime business partner Russell Nuce, who was chief strategy officer.
Business
February 8

Yellen will look for right balance in this week's D.C. meetings

Financial turmoil has put a March rate hike in doubt.
Business
February 8

An upcoming decision by banking giant HSBC says much about the direction of global business

Factors affecting where HSBC puts its headquarters say a lot about the direction of global business.
Blogs
February 8

U.S. and Japan postpone Tokyo airport negotiations

The U.S. and Japanese governments have postponed negotiations over access to one of Tokyo's airports that Delta Air Lines said could threaten Minneapolis-St. Paul's only nonstop flight to Asia.
Business
February 7

Phoji app lets you send your own funny face

An app from a start-up called Phoji (a mix of 'photo' and 'emoji') allows users to customize those expressive icons that go with messages.
Business
February 7

Health care law makes tax season tougher for small companies

Even tax-savvy business owners are finding intricacies of health care regulations daunting.
Business
February 7

As REI thrives, does it have members or merely shoppers?

The successful co-op's co-owners are now acting more like consumers.
Latest Videos