More diverse suppliers one legacy of U.S. Bancorp's Richard Davis

More diverse suppliers one legacy of U.S. Bancorp's Richard Davis

U.S. Bancorp was recognized last fall for its work including more Minority Business Enterprises in its supplier network.

RJM Construction to move from North Loop to Golden Valley

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The construction company is packing its bags and will have a new office space this year.
Small business

Meda expanding loan portfolio for minority entrepreneurs

January 18
The business-backed nonprofit financier and business consultant is building a $20 million loan portfolio
Blogs
January 17

Two Twin Cities wine stores to close in Total Wine's backyard

Two Twin Cities wine stores to close in Total Wine's backyard
Blogs
January 17

Chemically sensitive consumers losing Mpls. store that catered to them

Chemically sensitive consumers losing store that catered to them
Blogs
January 16

Small business incubator, training center to open on St. Paul's East Side

Focus will be on small, minority-owned building contractors
2016 Minnesota Top Workplaces
Special Project 2016 Minnesota Top Workplaces
updated 19 hours 4 mins. ago
Meet the companies that continue to be voted the best places to work in Minnesota.
Business
January 14

Minnesota, America turning over good economy to Donald Trump

Donald Trump is inheriting a good economy, as well as inspiring some enthusiasm with his growth plans. The National Federation of Independent Business’ (NFIB) index…
Business
January 14

Heat turned back up on push for pre-K pact in Minnesota

We're set for the years-old argument over different approaches to solve an issue on which opponents agree: getting more kids ready for kindergarten.
Blogs
January 13

Isobutanol plant in Luverne sets record, then closes for unplanned repairs

Gevo's plant in Luverne, which ferments corn to make isobutanol for jet fuel and other uses, sets a quarterly production record, but then has to shut down for repairs.
Blogs
January 12

Imation to get new name

Imation to get new name and new beginning as an asset management firm under plan filed with SEC
ST100: 2016 ranking of Minn. companies
Special feature ST100: 2016 ranking of Minn. companies
updated 3 hours 25 mins. ago
The Star Tribune 100 is a measure of the largest publicly held companies with headquarters in Minnesota ranked by revenue.
Blogs
January 12

Bankers say low unemployment will push wages higher

Wage pressures expected to rise as economy ticks along
Blogs
January 12

MLK Jr. Holiday breakfast sold out, funds raised

Myrlie Evers-Williams will address the 27th annual breakfast spnsored by General Mills and the United Negro College Fund
Blogs
January 11

Developer looking at building entertainment venue near Target Field

Developer is considering an entertainment venue near light rail station.
Blogs
January 9

How good are the deals at Macy's closing sale downtown Mpls?

How good are the deals at Macy's closing sale downtown Mpls?
Blogs
January 9

"The Bodyguard" musical tickets for $25 through noon Monday

"The Bodyguard" musical tickets for $25 through noon Monday
Business
January 7

Former Target executive grows his own digital-analytics firm

Dale Nitschke, the 24-year Target executive whose last post was developing and running Target.com, is on a fast-growth track with Ovative/group, his fast-growing digital analytics…
Outside Consultant
Weekly feature Outside Consultant
updated 17 hours 5 mins. ago
Answers to your questions about marketing and business in the Twin Cities.
Business
January 7

The Food Group taps volunteer, business help in hunger-relief effort

Chief Executive Lori Kratchmer of the Food Group points to Sal Daggett as evidence of how Minnesota’s biggest supplier of free to low-cost food to…
Blogs
January 6

Ovative looks to double size in North Loop within three years

Seven-year-old Ovative/group, a digital-analytics firm, is moving to larger space
Blogs
January 5

Fafinski promotes small business

Fafinski Mark & Johnson promotes small business with a promotional rate to get legal
Blogs
January 5

Menards brings back 15% bag sale (no rebates, no waiting for checks)

Menards brings back 15% bag sale (no rebates, no waiting for checks)
Blogs
January 4

Mortenson asks for more time for Guthrie Liner Parcel

The developer needs to find more money to finance its project.
Blogs
January 3

UnitedHealthcare expands 'wearable wellness' program

Subscribers in 40 states -- up from 12 states previously -- can earn up to $1,500 if they meet walking goals tracked by a wearable device.
Business
December 31, 2016

Greater MSP and Mpls. council can find common ground

Greater MSP CEO Michael Langley and board Chairman Richard Davis, CEO at U.S. Bancorp, will listen carefully when they meet soon with Minneapolis City Council…