Target raising minimum wage to $15 by end of 2020

Target raising minimum wage to $15 by end of 2020

The company is one of the nation's first mega-employers to put a date on a $15 hourly wage.

Chaska-area barn sports financial history lesson

September 22
Chaska-area barn sports financial history lesson
Semiretired financial analyst brought his life work with him on his new adventure.

Settlement may be in works in partner fallout at Pine River Capital

September 24
Steve Kuhn and founder Brian Taylor's relationship had soured by 2015 over performance, compensation and ownership issues, according to a federal court fight that has played out over the past two years. Now, lawyers in the case have informed the presiding judge that a settlement could be in the works.
Local
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MSP plans big changes on retail and food front

Travelers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have their choice of nearly 50 new retailers and restaurants added over the past year. And more changes are coming.
Local
September 24
FILE - In this Friday, July 8, 2016, file photo, a pharmacy technician...

Health safety net providers fear dwindling savings from drug discounts

Medicare payment decreases could stifle safety net savings from drug discount program under new regulations proposed by the Trump administration.
Business
September 24

How Halo Top ice cream became the top-selling pint in the U.S.

With a $20 ice cream maker and a hunger for a more healthful indulgence, Los Angeles lawyer Justin Woolverton concocted a dessert that quickly developed a cultlike following.
Was your company one of the Top Workplaces of 2017?
Top Workplaces Was your company one of the Top Workplaces of 2017?
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Meet the companies that continue to be voted the best places to work in Minnesota. Also, nominate your company as a 2018 Top Workplace.
Business
September 24

Recent bankruptcy filings in Minneapolis and St. Paul

ST. PAULLencho Bati, as surety for Bati Investments LLC, Mankato; filed Sept. 19, 17-32960; Chapter 13; no schedules filed. William Soukup, as surety for Soukup…
Business
September 24

Mergers and acquisitions involving Minnesota companies

Target AcquirerDate Location Location Description9/12 Deveo Oy Perforce Software Inc. Perforce Software has acquired Deveo Oy, a Finnish provider Helsinki Minneapolis of repository management software.…
Business
September 24

Don't underestimate the value of networking while you're on the job

I've always felt that the real title to every book I've written and most of my nationally syndicated columns is Prepare to Win. But I…
Business
September 24

Jobs calendar

JobsMONDAYJOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE: Help looking for a job, filling out applications or writing your résumé. 1-3 p.m. Brooklyn Park Library, 8600 Zane Av. N.,…
ST50: 2017 ranking of Minn. companies
Special feature ST50: 2017 ranking of Minn. companies
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The Star Tribune 50 is a measure of the largest publicly held companies with headquarters in Minnesota ranked by revenue.
Business
September 24

Business calendar

BusinessTUESDAYCHAMBER MEETING: Dianne Krizan, president of Minnesota Children's Museum, will speak. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $30-$50. Minnesota Children's Museum, 10 W. 7th St., St. Paul.…
Business
September 24

Small business calendar

Small BusinessTUESDAYLEGALCORPS CONSULTATION: Legal advice from volunteer attorneys. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-543-8000.SCORE CONSULTATION: Bring your…
Business
September 24

Insurers cutting back on drug coupons amid concerns over consumer costs

CHICAGO – With many drug prices rising, consumers often pull out coupons or discount cards from drugmakers to save money.But some insurers are limiting…
Business
September 24

Midwest inside trading, Sept. 25

Communications Systems Inc.Bruce Blackwood officerShares purchased: 1,200 Price: $4.21Date: Sept. 13 Directly holds: 11,219Donaldson Co. Inc.Tod…
Business
September 24

Clarifying roles on a struggling work team that may not have them

Q: I was recently given responsibility for a somewhat struggling work group at my company. I had worked with them previously, but not closely. In…
Business
September 24

Can you manage a team if you don't like managing people?

Q: How do you move from being a solopreneur to growing and managing a team if you don't enjoy managing people?Gina Horkey, founderHorkey HandbookA: Our…
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Answers to your questions about marketing and business in the Twin Cities.
Business
September 24

Business people, Sept. 25

Moving upLogic PD, Eden Prairie, named Jamie Jansen vice president of sales. Jansen joined the company in 2016 as director of information technology and worked…
Business
September 23

Equifax mega-hack means you need to freeze your credit

The clear personal finance implication of the Equifax debacle is everyone should put a "credit freeze" or "security freeze" on their accounts.
September 23

Is Wisconsin's Foxconn bid folly or bold model?

It's a question now facing Minnesota elected officials as they mull spending state money to lure Amazon. The online retailing giant recently announced plans for a $5 billion second North American headquarters, and the promise of 50,000 jobs to follow.
Business
September 23

Black lawyers must be 'conscience of the nation,' association president says

A Chicago attorney has taken the helm of a 92-year-old organization during what he believes is a time of national crisis — "a crisis of consciousness, a crisis of character and a crisis of competence," he said.
St. Paul
September 23

At Code Switch, techies tackle social justice

First day of Code Switch event draws hundreds to St. Paul.
Business
September 23

Schafer: Could Amazon steal the Twin Cities' top talent if it expands here?

Complaining about competing against Amazon for workers would make Best Buy and Target look like whiners. But it's clearly an issue.
Business
September 23

The big data breach suffered by Equifax has alarming implications

The breach raises a number of issues.