Renderings show several towers as part of AECOM's proposal.

Three developers vie for role in transforming part of St. Paul riverfront

Ramsey County staffers are in talks with several developers on how to transform the former West Publishing Co. site.

Unicorns work magic on General Mills cereal sales, but investors want more

September 18
General Mills corporate headquarters in Golden Valley.
The company said its organic sales, those not affected by acquisitions and sales of businesses, grew in the summer months.

Mayo expansion would create Rochester's tallest building

September 18
Mayo plans to add 11 stories to the Gonda building on its main campus in Rochester.
With 11 new floors for patient care and hotel, Gonda Building would be the city's tallest.
Business
September 18
FILE- In this July, 5, 2018, file photo, a jockey truck passes a stack of 40-foot China Shipping containers at the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. C

Target, consumers could be closer to feeling pain from tariffs

With his latest protective tariffs on Chinese imports, President Donald Trump hit dozens of products in Minneapolis retailer's inventory.
Business
September 18

U.S. Steelworkers authorize possible strike against ArcelorMittal

As contract negotiations enter third week, the vote is in case the talks fail.
Business
September 18
In this April 18, 2017, file photo, Conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference, in San Jose, Calif

Facebook accused of allowing bias against women in job ads

Company is accused of using targeting tools to discriminate.
Was your company one of the Top Workplaces of 2018?
Top Workplaces Was your company one of the Top Workplaces of 2018?
updated 12 hours 28 mins. ago
Meet the companies that continue to be voted the best places to work in Minnesota. Also, nominate your company as a 2019 Top Workplace.
Local
September 18
Hydrocodone is a popular prescription semi-synthetic opioid that is used to treat moderate to severe pain.

Minnesota's corporate leaders join fight against opioids

Tight labor market adds incentives for businesses as addiction spreads to ordinary workplaces.
Business
September 18

Pohlads made investment manager Beth Lilly an offer she couldn't refuse

Beth Lilly, a veteran investment analyst and portfolio manager, from Wall Street to St. Paul, has been hired as chief investment officer for the money-management arm of Pohlad Companies.
Business
September 18

Company news: Toro declares dividend

The Toro Co., Bloomington, has declared a regular cash dividend of 20 cents per share, payable Oct. 17, to shareholders of record on Oct. 3.…
Business
September 18

FDA move could lead to broader use for Medtronic valve

A label change could expand the market for the device maker's CoreValve Evolut system.
ST50: 2018 ranking of Minnesota companies
Special feature ST50: 2018 ranking of Minnesota companies
updated 20 hours 49 mins. ago
The Star Tribune 50 is a measure of the largest publicly held companies with headquarters in Minnesota ranked by revenue.
Business
September 18
Jonathan Ive, Apple’s chief design officer, looked at some new iPhone models with CEO Tim Cook during an event to announce new products Wednesday.

Apple designer Jony Ive is 'zealous' over the tech giant's most personal device

The man who turned Macs into candy colors now pays the most attention to Apple's watch.
Business
September 18
Brooklyn Park fulfillment center proposed for mystery tenant

Brooklyn Park fulfillment center proposed for mystery tenant

A developer wants to build a large fulfillment center but isn't saying for who.
Business
September 18

Alexander: Telling a PC not to ask for a password

It was set up not to require a PIN or password.
Inspired
September 18
Raniga Sheikh and Jacobi Simmons, leaders of the teen-operated Green Garden Bakery. Photo: Neal St.Anthony

North side teens dream big with sweet Green Garden expansion

Green Garden grows vegetables in its community garden, bakes them into healthy vegetable-based desserts for every diet, and markets them using sustainable practices.
Business
September 18
Supervalu to sell 19 of its 36 Shop 'n Save stores to Schnuck Markets

Supervalu to sell 19 of its 36 Shop 'n Save stores to Schnuck Markets

Supervalu to sell 19 of its 36 Shop 'n Save stores to Schnuck Markets
Business
September 17

Mark Carney to stay longer at BOE to help Brexit

Business review from the EconomistCarney stays longer at BOE to help BrexitMark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, agreed to extend his term…
Richard TsongTaatarii/rtsong-taatarii@startribune.com St. Paul, MN; 05/08/11;left to right ] At University of St. Thomas, the Anderson Athletic and Re
Weekly feature Outside Consultant
updated 10 hours 29 mins. ago
Answers to your questions about marketing and business in the Twin Cities.
Minneapolis
September 17
Caption kicker: Minneapolis landlord Ron Hendrickson is among a group of landlords in a Minneapolis pilot program that would give them a 40 percent re

Minneapolis offers tax break in exchange for landlords capping rent

Minneapolis has a new city program that offers a break on property taxes in exchange for agreeing not to raise rents. Nine landlords have signed up, promising to keep 207 units affordable for 10 years.
Business
September 17

Feds continue to monitor Medtronic plant in Puerto Rico linked to recall

Recalled ICD devices made at Puerto Rico facility had potential electrical flaws.
Business
September 17
Evolve 3-D printer (Provided photo)

Evolve Additive Solutions in Minnetonka gets $19 million in equity from Lego, Stanley

Evolve's 3-D printing technology could help speed up manufacturing.
Business
September 17
A crew rolled a display of fresh produce to the front of the store Monday afternoon.

Hy-Vee opens its ninth Twin Cities store on Tuesday

Tuesday's debut is the ninth store in the metro for the rapidly expanding grocer.
Business
September 17
Homepage of the Herberger's website today

Herbergers.com is back, but too soon to know if closed stores will reopen

Websites for Herberger's, Younkers relaunched with limited selection of items.
Business
September 17
The Prologue assortment is “very urban and very simple,” Target Corp. spokeswoman Jessica Carlson said.

Target rolls out Prologue, its latest women's fashion brand

Target launches its latest store brand.
Business
September 17

Benioffs spend $190 million to buy Time magazine

Marc Benioff, the billionaire co-founder of software maker Salesforce.com Inc., is making a play to project his influence far beyond Silicon Valley with the purchase…