Jack Link's partners with popular e-sports franchises in Texas

The sponsorship marks the jerky company's foray into the fast-growing world of professional video gaming.

Twin Cities wholesaler offers rare sale on Cambria, flooring, cabinets

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Cambria never went on sale, until now.
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Google will award $1 million to Minnesota nonprofits in November

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Google will award $1 million to Minnesota nonprofits in November
Google announced during a workshop Wednesday at the Rondo Library in St. Paul that it will award $1 million through what it calls the "Google.org Impact Challenge Minnesota" that seeks proposals from Minnesota nonprofits "for bold ideas to grow economic opportunity in their local communities."
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October 15
St. Paul-based DEED requests proposals for office space for 600 workers

St. Paul-based DEED requests proposals for office space for 600 workers

The state department wants building owners to submit possible locations for its offices.
Business
October 14
MDI, Medtronic, others form coalition to support hiring disabled workers with disabilities

MDI, Medtronic, others form coalition to support hiring disabled workers with disabilities

MDI, the light manufacturer that employs a workforce of nearly 50% people with disabilities, Medtronic and Special Olympics of Minnesota have launched the "Unified Work Coalition.
Business
October 11
Redevelopment planned along Valley Creek Road in Woodbury

Redevelopment planned along Valley Creek Road in Woodbury

A new medical office building and retail development is planned to replace older buildings along Valley Creek Road.
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.
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October 11
Shawn Severson, director of Life Time Edina, discusses the soccer activities offered at Life Time Sport.

Luxurious $43 million Life Time club set to open this year at Southdale

The four-level club will offer a new level of luxury for Life Time's fitness members in the Twin Cities.
Business
October 11
Weekend snow? A great time for patio furniture bargains in Twin Cities

Weekend snow? A great time for patio furniture bargains in Twin Cities

Wholesale prices expected to rise 30% next spring due to tariffs.
Business
October 9
WomenVenture honors tile maker, child-care provider, art therapist

WomenVenture honors tile maker, child-care provider, art therapist

Mercedes Austin, founder of expanding Mercury Mosaics in Northeast Minneapolis, will be one of several female entrepreneurs honored Friday at WomenVenture's 24th annual "Women Mean Business Luncheon & Marketplace"
Business
October 8

Deluxe launches season four of small business web series

Deluxe launched season four of its Small Business Revolution web series that helps small business and showcases Deluxe's range of services.
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
October 6

Reservation Indians pay more for mortgages

American Indians living on reservations who want to buy homes are significantly more likely to have high-priced mortgages of nearly 2 percentage points more than non-Native Americans off reservations.
Business
October 4
Target has opened a new store in Manhattan's Upper East Side.

Why has Target cut back on the amount of red in its stores?

Joe Perdew, who leads Target's store design team, gives the skinny on how the retailer makes store design decisions.
Business
October 3
Lawson Commons in St. Paul renamed for Infor

Lawson Commons in St. Paul renamed for Infor

Infor, which bought Lawson Software in 2011, also pledged to add 100 workers in the Twin Cities.
Business
October 2
Forever 21 store in New York City.

Forever 21's location at Mall of America on list to close

In bankruptcy filings, the MOA store is listed among 180 possible locations but fate could depend on renegotiating lease terms.
Business
October 1
SportEngine founders Carson Kipfer (left), Justin Kaufenberg (center) and Greg Blasko,

Former SportsEngine CEO joins Rally Ventures

Justin Kaufenberg, the founding CEO and who departed SportsEngine last week, three years after its acquisition, has joined Rally Ventures as a as a partner.
Business
September 30
A Delta plane takes off from Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles.

Delta changes terms and perks of its popular American Express cards

Delta's move divides its members into two camps: status-motivated and free travel-motivated.
Business
September 30

Minnesota Gov. and state officials kick off Manufacturing Week with factory tours

Minnesota Gov. Walz and factories launch Manufacturing Week/Month with tours, student and public events to showcase job training and career opportunities and to stem the state's critical labor shortage.
Business
September 28
CEO Sondra Samuels and COO Karen Kelley-Ariwoola of the Northside Achievement Zone have the support of Stanley Druckenmiller and Geoffrey Canada, lead

North Minneapolis nonprofit already raised $25M of $35M goal to help low-income families

NAZ is starting to see success in metrics such as education and employment.
Business
September 28
CEO Sondra Samuels and COO Karen Kelley-Ariwoola of the Northside Achievement Zone have the support of Stanley Druckenmiller and Geoffrey Canada, lead

North Minneapolis nonprofit already raised $25M of $35M goal to help low-income families

Business and philanthropic leaders are buying what Sondra Samuels is selling at the Minneapolis Northside Achievement Zone.
Business
September 27
Costco entices new members with $100 in freebies

Costco entices new members with $100 in freebies

The $60 membership offer from Groupon for $60 is worth $149.
Business
September 24

Comcast is speeding up Twin Cities internet; how to tell if yours is faster

Comcast is speeding up internet connections for residential customers in the Twin Cities this week. Here's how to tell if your connection is one of them.
Business
September 23

So you wanted some Pumpkin Spice Spam? Too late.

Yes, that's right; Hormel infused its famous canned meat brand with the flavor that has become an autumn cliché.
Business
September 20

SBA makes awards to MHTA to stimulate small tech companies

The Minnesota High Tech Association has received $125,000 from the U.S. Small Business Administration to help underrepresented entrepreneurs in SBA's Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs and increase participation for women-owned, rural-based, and socially and economically disadvantaged firms.