New Prince store at MSP airport reels in fandom

New Prince store at MSP airport reels in fandom

First of its kind store opened quietly on Monday for a two-year run.

Famous Dave's converting Uptown location to smaller counter-service model

June 14
The Uptown Famous Dave's will lose seating in the conversion.

Starkey Labs convictions appealed

June 12
Starkey's convicted former president Jerry Ruzicka files appeal. Heads to jail July 8.
Business
June 12

Founder Andy Redleaf leaving Mpls-based Whitebox Advisors in August

Andy Redleaf, 61, a founder of alternative-investment firm Whitebox Advisors, had more winners than losers over 20 years.
Business
June 11
Sex & the City's Sarah Jessica Parker will be at her MOA store Sunday

Sex & the City's Sarah Jessica Parker will be at her MOA store Sunday

Sarah Jessica Parker's SJP boutique is now open at Mall of America
Business
June 10

Chase Bank hires Wells Fargo veteran for Minnesota expansion

Jonathan Jensen, a Wells Fargo veteran, will manager Chase Bank's several-branch Twin Cities entry.
The annual Star Tribune 50 looks at the state's largest public companies. Combined, the companies on the list employ more than 1.2 million people.
Star Tribune 50 Our top 50 public companies – with No. 1 at $226B in revenue
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Who took the top spot? See where Target, UnitedHealth, Best Buy and other massive companies landed in our 28th annual report.
Business
June 7
On 50th anniversary of riot, Pride has gone mainstream

On 50th anniversary of riot, Pride has gone mainstream

Best Buy, Target curate rainbow-themed products in more stores.
Business
June 7
In summer of wild Minnesota weather, tips for hiring a home contractor

In summer of wild Minnesota weather, tips for hiring a home contractor

Most complaints about contractors at the BBB are storm-related.
Business
June 7

As banks got bigger, ratings improved thanks to tech improvements

Big banks in Minnesota and elsewhere, while still less popular than before the financial crisis of 2007-09, are upticking with consumers recently, largely due to innovations in popular digital banking by computer and phone.
Business
June 5
Jay Schrankler

Top research-commercialization exec at U heading to U of Chicago

Jay Schrankler, who accelerated technology transfer and revenues is heading to the University of Chicago to integrate its global entrepreneurship and scientific initiatives.
Minnesota's 4 largest member-owned firms add depth, diversity to state's economy
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Minnesota's 4 largest member-owned firms add depth, diversity to state's economy
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There are more ways for companies to have shareholders other than trading on a major stock exchange. And if you use a broadened definition, as…
Business
June 5

Trade group leader hopes to create new fraternal organization

The youngest fraternal benefit organization was formed in 1965, the leader of trade group representing those organizations hopes to found one more before he retires.
Business
June 5
Dehumidifier still working after a year? Consider yourself lucky

Dehumidifier still working after a year? Consider yourself lucky

Dehumidifier blues: Short life span and long list of recalls due to fire
Business
June 5

Agosto raises expansion capital

Minneapolis-based Agosto has raised $6.5 million in debt financing.
Business
May 31
Jeff Harmening, chief executive of General Mills

General Mills CEO to lead influential packaged-food trade group

Jeff Harmening, chief executive of General Mills, has been appointed chairman of the board for the nation's largest and most influential trade group for consumer-packaged food companies.
Business
May 30

Winter froze health care demand in Shakopee, too

St. Francis Medical Center is the latest hospital to report depressed patient volumes in the first quarter.
Business
May 29

Using the heart's natural pacemaker wires

FDA clears Medtronic system for His bundle pacing, opening up a new way to pace the heart that maintains a more natural heart beat
Business
May 28

Meda to again sponsor national "million dollar" business challenge

Minneapolis-based Meda paid out $1.45 million to small-business award winners who have gone on to raise additional capital and expand their businesses.
Business
May 24

'Dear Evan Hansen' tour announces $25 digital lottery for each show

"Dear Evan Hansen" tour announces $25 digital lottery for each show
Business
May 23
In his final earnings call, Best Buy CEO Joly bids adieu, praises new leaders

In his final earnings call, Best Buy CEO Joly bids adieu, praises new leaders

In his final conference call with analysts, the Best Buy leader reflects on past and future with incoming chief Corie Barry
Business
May 23

Sezzle plans to go public in Australia

Sezzle, a fintech firm that offers a zero-interest, layaway plan through retailers, is raising expansion capital.
Business
May 22

Nightware gets FDA "breakthrough designation" for studies of PTSD-related app

Veterans could be a primary beneficiary of an app that interrupts traumatic nightmares.
Business
May 20

Habitat for Humanity to add 11 homes in St. Paul's North End

Habitat for Humanity, thanks partly to a growing partnership with Bremer Bank, will help 100-plus working-class families, primarily minorities, into Twin Cities homes this year
Business
May 19
Boriana Strzok, a 20-year-old Bulgarian immigrant in 1995, started out working a bakery counter and attending community college. She is the founder of

5ive is a small Minneapolis marketing agency on a big mission

It has built a list of clients that strive for a different kind of brand awareness.