Which Minnesota bosses were the highest paid this past year?

Which Minnesota bosses were the highest paid this past year?

Good corporate performance helped 42 of Minnesota's top CEOs earn annual bonuses, and a strong stock market helped increase the value of long-term equity awards. Read the Star Tribune's 27th annual report on the highest-paid CEOs at Minnesota public companies.

New CEO pay ratio rule offers narrow view into executive compensation

July 21
Target Corp. disclosed a pay ratio of 408-1 between CEO Brian Cornell, at top, and employees.
The rule does not offer apples-to-apples comparison.

Schafer: CEOs are doing just fine thanks to corporate tax cuts

July 21
GOP leaders, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, touted the impact of their 2017 tax bill for workers and companies. One group — corporate executives
Top executives are doing just fine, thanks to corporate tax cuts.
Business
July 21
Shares rose for railroad operator CSX after its profit climbed 72 percent in its latest quarter.

Market recap: Honeywell shares rise as earnings beat estimates

Earnings bounce: Honeywell shares rose 3.8 percent to $153.13 Friday after the company reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its 2018 profit forecast for…
North Metro
July 21
Warren Olson, left, is the original owner of his 1961 rambler in Fridley, which survived the 1965 tornadoes. Olson and his second wife, Lilly, will be

Twin Cities ramblers enjoy robust revival

Largely built in the decades following World War II, their age now makes them potentially eligible for the National Register of Historic Places.
Minneapolis
July 21
Minneapolis City Council members, shown in January, say the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan needs significant changes.

Feeling the heat, Minneapolis council members say 2040 plan must change

Members say the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan needs to strike a better balance.
Was your company one of the Top Workplaces of 2018?
Top Workplaces Was your company one of the Top Workplaces of 2018?
updated 10 hours 21 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.
South Metro
July 21

Inver Grove Heights biofuel plant still on track, but hurdles remain

Garbage-to-ethanol plant in Inver Grove Heights still needs approvals.
Business
July 21
In this photo taken on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, Mike Manley, head of Jeep Brand, introduces the 2019 Jeep Cherokee during the North American Internatio

Fiat Chrysler chooses Jeep exec Manley to replace ailing CEO

Jeep executive Mike Manley will be the new CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobile after longtime leader Sergio Marchionne's health suddenly deteriorated following surgery, the company announced Saturday.
Business
July 21
Don St. Dennis, shown at the Vietnam War Memorial, is among war veterans suffering from the effects of “Agent Orange.”

Military and business vet Don St. Dennis is waging battle of his life

Facing tough odds as his health challenges increase, St. Dennis relies on family and faith.
Business
July 21

Tech's leaky pipeline: Is harassment in college forcing women out?

The friends we meet along the way may help us enjoy the journey, as they say, but for many college women traveling the educational pipeline…
ST50: 2018 ranking of Minnesota companies
Special feature ST50: 2018 ranking of Minnesota companies
updated 18 hours 42 mins. ago
The Star Tribune 50 is a measure of the largest publicly held companies with headquarters in Minnesota ranked by revenue.
Business
July 21
Mike Bowling, owner of Kentucky convenience stores, said “You just ain’t got nobody to pick from.”

Opioid use cuts into workforce in Eastern Kentucky

MANCHESTER, Ky. – The pickings are slim when Mike Bowling needs to hire someone for his convenience stores in London and Manchester."This is the…
Business
July 20

Recent bankruptcy filings in Minneapolis and St. Paul

MINNEAPOLIS Joseph Francisco Cruz, also known as Kiko Cruz, as surety for Bella Salon & Spa Inc. and Bella on the Bay Inc., 2710 Idaho…
Business
July 20

Mackay: Communication key for business, life

If we don't do it effectively, we have wasted our time.
Business
July 20
Soybean aphids are spreading in central Minnesota.

As aphids spread in central Minnesota, soybean farmers face pesticide dilemma

U puts out warnings that farmers should check their fields for the bugs.
West Metro
July 20
Hy-Vee said Friday that it will takeover a location in Plymouth this fall that had been a Cub Foods store until just last week.

Hy-Vee will open in Plymouth this fall, taking a spot that was a Cub Foods

Cub had closed the store last week, just as it finishes remodeling another location in Plymouth.
Business
July 20

Boston Scientific to pay up to $270M to acquire Claret Medical

California firm makes device that aims to reduce post-operation strokes.
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
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Answers to your questions about marketing and business in the Twin Cities.
Business
July 20

Gadgets: Motorola Moto G6 is cheaper than competitors, but it's still good phone

If you like the full-screen, small-front bezel looks of the Galaxy S9 or the iPhone X, the Moto G6 will look very familiar — in a good way.
Business
July 20

Business Bookshelf: 'Give People Money'

"Give People Money," Annie Lowrey, Crown, 263 pages, $26. Several recent books have provided good background briefings for what a U.B.I. could be, including “Give…
Business
July 20
Starting Sept. 1, United Airlines flight attendants will pitch passengers on every flight to sign up for a co-branded credit card.

United Airlines joins other carriers in peddling credit cards to passengers

Airline requires flight attendants to take part in the lucrative program.
Business
July 20

Cooking bots are fast, reliable and don't swear at their underlings

For fast-food restaurants, robotic kitchens with limited repertoires look like a promising innovation.
Business
July 20

Social Security Administration is shortchanging survivors on benefits, report says

Widows and widowers shortchanged by an estimated $131.8 million won't get any of that money back, despite an inspector general report calling for action.
Business
July 20

Is it best to tap savings or life insurance policy for kids' college?

This is one of those personal-finance issues where the answer lies in the details that you will need to research.
Business
July 20
The share of teenagers working summer jobs had dwindled for years, but the numbers have come back a bit in the last couple of years.

Teenagers with summer jobs should make plan for their earnings

Working a summer job is less common among teenagers than it once was, but that doesn't mean teens are lazy.