General Mills to cut up to 600 jobs in global restructuring

General Mills to cut up to 600 jobs in global restructuring

The food giant is eliminating its top international job and hundreds of jobs along with it in an effort to save money.

Small business tells Minneapolis it needs one-stop development help

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Small business tells Minneapolis it needs one-stop development help
The city is closer to approving changes to a regulatory structure that critics say is confusing for entrepreneurs to navigate.

U.S. companies get dragged into a volatile political climate

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U.S. companies get dragged into a volatile political climate
Kellogg, after pulling ads from Breitbart News, now has to deal with a boycott
Business
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Are hate crime numbers telling the whole story?

Participation by Minnesota law enforcement agencies in the FBI's annual tally of hate crimes has been patchy in the last decade – dipping to less than half of all agencies in some years. Last year, at 319, was the highest since 2007.
Business
1:57pm

Guaranty Bank and St. Paul nonprofit launch financial bundle for underserved

Prepare + Prosper on Tuesday will launch program that includes checking and savings accounts and credit-building loan.
Business
10:27am
Howard Root, CEO, Vascular Solutions

Deal means exit for Vascular Solutions CEO who beat government in court

Howard Root said he would rather step away from the Maple Grove-based business he co-founded and ran for 20 years than face the risks that he says come from running a publicly traded medical device company.
2016 Minnesota Top Workplaces
Special Project 2016 Minnesota Top Workplaces
updated 14 hours 35 mins. ago
Meet the companies that continue to be voted the best places to work in Minnesota.
Business
10:26am

Odds are you can save big on your homeowners policy

You’re probably paying too much for homeowners insurance coverage. Each year, most Twin Cities-area homeowners let hundreds of dollars — and, for many, more than…
East Metro
5:39am

Minnesota veteran receives mortgage-free Forest Lake home

It was on a recent chilly but joyful Monday morning that retired Army Staff Sgt. Marko Milosevic and his family were presented with a newly…
Business
December 4

Legislation holds clues to what will replace Dodd-Frank

The days appear to be numbered for the Dodd-Frank Act, the sprawling legislation designed to address holes in regulation that led to the financial crisis.…
Business
December 4

As Digi draws bids, CEO seeks more time to work strategy

Since he was hired two years ago, Digi International CEO Ron Konezny has received good marks for streamlining the company, jettisoning a business that didn't…
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
December 4

Recent bankruptcy filings in Minneapolis and St. Paul

MINNEAPOLISNorma Ann Syverson, doing business as Gordon's Antiques, Stewart, Minn.; filed Nov. 22, 16-43441; Chap. 7; assets, $152,998; liabilities, $122,622.Synico Staffing LLC, 3033 Excelsior Blvd.,…
Business
December 4

Amazon recruiter, a former U.S. Army captain, eager to open door to veterans

SEATTLE – Ardine Williams, one of the lead recruiters for Amazon.com's fast-growing cloud computing unit, knows well the technical skills and can-do attitude veterans…
Business
December 4

Mergers and acquisitions involving Minnesota companies

Target AcquirerDate Location Location Description11/21 LeagueSafe LLC SportsHub SportsHub Technologies has acquired LeagueSafe, a provider Shoreview Technologies LLC of online fantasy sports payment services. Minneapolis…
Business
December 4

How should a small business approach seasonal hires?

Q: We're a small business, but generally become much busier during the holiday period. I've often thought about taking on extra staff during this period,…
Business
December 4

Small business calendar

Small businessTUESDAYBUSINESS OWNER ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING: Advance registration required. the-meridian-group.com. 7:30 a.m.-noon. $99. Staybridge Suites, 5150 American Blvd. W., Bloomington. 952-942-8560.WEDNESDAYPATENT WORKSHOP: For…
Business
December 4

Mackay: Don't give up your dreams, big or small

December 6 is a historic day for dreamers. On this day in 1877, Thomas Edison recited "Mary Had a Little Lamb" into his phonograph invention…
Outside Consultant
Weekly feature Outside Consultant
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Answers to your questions about marketing and business in the Twin Cities.
Business
December 4

Business calendar

BusinessMONDAYCHAMBER EVENT: Jonah Weinberg, executive director for the Autism Society of Minnesota, will speak about leveraging the talents of workers with autism. 3-4:30 p.m.…
Business
December 4

Insider trading

Ameriprise FinancialDeirdre Mcgraw-Davey officerShares sold: 1,864 Price: $112.63Date: Nov. 29 Directly holds: 15,008Bio-Techne Corp.Karen Holbrook directorShares sold: 1,000 Price:…
Business
December 4

To make a difference, don't overlook small gestures

Q: I think a lot about how to help make the world a kinder and more just place. At the same time, I have a…
Business
December 4

Jobs calendar

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

Business people

At the topNexus, Plymouth, named Brock Wolff president and chief executive effective March 2017. Wolff joined the nonprofit in 2012 as chief operating officer and…
Business
December 3

Starbucks stock dips after CEO announced plans to step aside

Bowing out: Starbucks shares slid 2 percent, to $57.21 Friday after the company said Howard Schultz will step down as CEO in April but remain…
Business
December 3

Gifts for the person who works from home

FUJITSU SCANSNAP IX500 $495 Digitizing for home office was never so easy As more people are transitioning to work from home, the equipment in your…