NuVasive settles spinal surgery patent fight with Medtronic

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Settlement ending eight-year federal court fight includes includes $45 million payment.

General Mills expands flour recall linked to E. coli outbreak

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General Mills expands flour recall linked to E. coli outbreak
Flour sold in November 2015 may be affected.
Business
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When markets go sour, sticking to basics still important

Are you used to financial earthquakes by now? Brexit — shorthand for Britain's decision to leave the European Union — is only the latest global…
Business
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Manufacturing slows in June for both Minnesota and Midwest

Lackluster orders contributed to a decline in growth in June for Minnesota and the Midwest.
Business
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Dispute between Afro Deli owner and landlord spawns lawsuit

The owner of six-year-old Afro Deli, a popular restaurant on the West Bank, has sued his landlord after a monthslong tussle over lease renewal amid…
2016 Minnesota Top Workplaces
Special Project 2016 Minnesota Top Workplaces
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Meet the companies that continue to be voted the best places to work in Minnesota.
Business
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Developer plans giant apartment complex in St. Anthony Park

The former site of a lumberyard will be redeveloped in phases over five years.
Blogs
July 1

Bridgewater adds more expansion capital

Fast-growing Bridgewater Bancshares of Bloomington reloads
Variety
July 1

Google serves a 'Nougat' to fans of its Android software

Google is serving a new morsel for fans of its Android software: The next version has been dubbed "Nougat," extending Google's tradition of nicknaming each overhaul of Android after a sweet food.
National
July 1

Sunscreen doesn't work as well as it says: What to do?

Something to consider as you head to the beach or pool over the July Fourth weekend: That sunscreen in your bag may not protect your skin as much as you think.
ST100: 2016 ranking of Minn. companies
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Business
June 30

Hershey rejects nearly $23 billion takeover bid

Mondelez International's offer would have resulted in the world's largest candy maker.
Business
June 30

YMCA to move headquarters, health club to Gaviidae

The board of the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities has approved a plan to acquire several floors in the Gaviidae Common building for a new downtown headquarters, flagship health club and community service activities.
Business
June 30
Sam's Club is using a stumble in Costco's credit-card transition to try to win some new customers.

Sam's Club takes advantage of Costco's Citi Visa fumble

There's a new salvo in the competition at the biggest big-box stores — and it may pay off for consumers this weekend. Sam's Club will allow people who have just a Costco membership card to shop its stores through Monday.
Minneapolis
June 30

American Refugee Committee snags John Griffith, former Target exec and civic leader, for key post

John Griffith, who left Target in 2014 as its executive vice president of property development, will lead global humanitarian operations for Minneapolis-based ARC. He will direct more than 1,600 people in 11 countries, notably Syria, Congo, Pakistan and Somalia.
Business
June 30

Animal defense fund challenges Hormel on the use of 'natural' on product labels

Company calls suit meritless as an animal rights group says the use of the word is misleading.
Business
June 30

Schafer: Pro-Brexit forces didn't seem interested in self-interest

In the chaos since the vote last week in the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, maybe the biggest unanswered question is how much more damage angry voters in big democracies are willing to do to themselves.
Outside Consultant
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Answers to your questions about marketing and business in the Twin Cities.
Business
June 30

Hertz deal will supply vehicles to Uber, Lyft

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. reached agreements with Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc., the two largest U.S. ride-hailing start-ups, to supply drivers with vehicles the rental-car company rotates out of its fleet.
Variety
June 30

Nuts to that; Hershey rejects kiss from maker of Oreos

Hershey says its board has unanimously rejected a takeover offer from Oreo maker Mondelez and that the offer provided "no basis for further discussion."
Business
June 30

Hot Property: Courtyard by Marriott in St. Louis Park

Saying the existing 195-room hotel isn't big enough to satisfy rising demand for its 10,000 square feet of convention and event spaces, Minneapolis-based CSM unveiled plans to build a second hotel at 9960 Wayzata Blvd., west of Shelard Park.
Business
June 30

Real estate notebook: Aeon's latest deals preserve workforce housing

Aeon, a Twin Cities nonprofit organization, has also been an active and successful bidder. It recently paid $10 million for a pair of apartment buildings that will maintain much-needed workforce housing in the suburbs.
Business
June 30

Evidence grows that college debt is delaying homeownership for young adults

The rise in loan obligations poses a challenge for the housing market.
Blogs
June 30

AmeriPride fleet monitoring devices save $500k in fuel and truck costs.

AmeriPride reveals big savings from installed fleet-monitoring devices meant to boost safer driving.
Blogs
June 30

Stratasys 3-D printed mask gets star power in form of Bjork

The artist Bjork starts Tokyo show wearing mask made by 3-D printing firm Stratasys.