Minnesota's first store dedicated to 'zero wasters' wants to keep trash out of landfills

Minnesota's first store dedicated to 'zero wasters' wants to keep trash out of landfills

Tare Market: a new store for zero-wasters that's not a co-op

MOA community events take center stage

February 14
The mall hosts 400 events a year, raising cultural awareness and $12 million for the community.

UnitedHealth Group employment hits 300,000

February 13
The Minnetonka-based health care giant added about 40,000 workers last year due in part to an acquisition in South America.
Business
February 12

Solar jobs are up in Minnesota, but down nationally

Minnesota posted a nice gain in solar industry employment in 2018, but nationally jobs fell for the second consecutive year.
Blogs
February 12

Solar jobs are up in Minnesota, but down nationally

Minnesota posted a nice gain in solar industry employment in 2018, but nationally jobs fell for the second consecutive year.
Business
February 11
Noah Patton, left, and Kirk Jacobson work at MDI’s northeast Minneapolis plant, which has grown from 80 to 120 employees.

Minnesota's MDI expands with model that mainstreams workers with disabilities

Minnesota Diversified Industries has a mission to hire and develop employees with disabilities through an integrated-workforce approach.
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Business
February 8

Bob Hoffman to succeed Zierdt at Greater Mankato Growth

Hoffman, a veteran business and civic leader, will succeed the ailing Jonathon Zierdt, who has battled cancer for several years.
Business
February 8
Weekend warehouse sales in Twin Cities range from frozen fish to furniture

Weekend warehouse sales in Twin Cities range from frozen fish to furniture

Coastal Seafoods and Blue Dot Outlet will attract shoppers this weekend.
Business
February 7
Aldi closing in on Cub for most number of supermarkets in Minnesota

Aldi closing in on Cub for most number of supermarkets in Minnesota

Aldi reaping big gains as it adds and remodels stores, according to new survey.
Business
February 7

Indian firm expands Magnet360 business in St. Louis Park

Magnet360, acquired by IT firm Mindtree in 2016 for up to $50 million, is expanding as part of the digital-marketing business of India-based Mindtree.
ST50: 2018 ranking of Minnesota companies
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Business
February 5

Schowalter jumping to HealthPartners

Jim Schowalter is stepping down as chief executive of the trade group for Minnesota's nonprofit health insurers.
Business
February 3
Amir Berenjian, center, and Travis Hoium, right, launched REM 5 VR lab, with brother Bijan Berenjian managing the food sales.

Entertainment and pizza drive sales so far at St. Louis Park virtual reality 'lab'

REM5 VR Lab in St. Louis Park is a long way from that View-Master from the 1960s.
Business
February 1

3M Co. pays $1 billion for M*Modal's technology business

3M completes $1 billion acquisition of M*Modal's artificial intelligence health information technology.
Celebrities
February 1
Sly Stallone crashes wife's new show on Eden Prairie's Evine Live

Sly Stallone crashes wife's new show on Eden Prairie's Evine Live

Jennifer Flavin Stallone's line of Serious Skincare debuted on Evine's channel and will broadcast out of the new LA studios.
Business
February 1
How to save more than $100 on car key fob replacements online

How to save more than $100 on car key fob replacements online

Car dealer wanted $200 to replace and program a new key fob. You can do it for $70 or less.
Business
January 29
Lunds & Byerlys closing early through Wed. due to cold

Lunds & Byerlys closing early through Wed. due to cold

Lunds & Byerlys closing early through Wed. due to cold
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Business
January 28

UnitedHealthcare growing in West Virginia

The nation's largest health insurer recently won a contract to administer the health plan for public workers in West Virginia
Business
January 26
Elux Marine partners Bart Jones, left, and Howard Root introduced their battery-powered pontoon boat at the boat show.

After selling $1B medical products company, Minnesota CEO unveils luxury 'green' pontoon

Businessman Howard Root's latest venture is a sleek pontoon that looks "more like an Italian cruising boat."
Business
January 25
Over the last 30 years, Mike Temali, CEO of Neighborhood Development Center, left, and retired banker Bill Sands, right, have helped business owners l

NDC turns troubled street corners into areas of opportunity in Minneapolis-St. Paul

For 30 years, the Neighborhood Development Center has been lifting up small businesses in the Twin Cities.
Business
January 25

Paclitaxel devices for the legs still recommended, but

As questions hang over vascular devices for the legs containing the drug paclitaxel, medical group urges doctors to disclose potential risks to patients
Minneapolis
January 25
Group seeks to woo more retail to the Minneapolis core

Group seeks to woo more retail to the Minneapolis core

With the rehab of Nicollet Mall and the Dayton's Project underway, a business group wants to energize the area with more stores.
Business
January 24
Caribou Coffee names former Target exec as new CEO

Caribou Coffee names former Target exec as new CEO

Current president and former Target exec John Butcher takes over.
Business
January 24
DIY-ers and home improvement rehabbers, this Saturday sale's for you

DIY-ers and home improvement rehabbers, this Saturday sale's for you

HGTV and "This Old House" fans, this Mpls. sale Saturday is for you