Study: Elder fraud cost extends to caregivers

Caregivers, often relatives, also are likely victims of financial fraud against the elderly, according to Allianz Life survey.

Carmichael Lynch Relate named "outstanding midsize agency of the year"

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Carmichael Lynch Relate named "outstanding midsize agency of the year"
Carmichael Lynch Relate was recognized at the PRWeek Awards in New York.

Xcel unveils 3 new wind power projects in the Southwest

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Xcel unveils 3 new wind power projects in the Southwest
The utility's wind binge continues and includes plans for a wind farm in Texas that will be among its largest.
Blogs
March 22

Slavitt lands at Bipartisan Policy Center

The former Optum executive will work at think tank on Affordable Care Act reform issues.
Blogs
March 21

Minnesota exports fall 4 percent in 2016

Minnesota exports to Canada, Mexico and Japan drop, while sales to Asia stay strong.
Business
March 18

Makin Bacon inventor says business is threatened by online impostors

Makin Bacon is threatened by online peddlers such as China's Alibaba Group and eBay that they say allow counterfeiters to sell on their websites.
Nominate your company for 2017
Top Workplaces Nominate your company for 2017
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Nominate your company as a 2017 Top Workplace. Meet the companies that continue to be voted the best places to work in Minnesota.
Blogs
March 16
Target is asking to sell liquor in downtown Minneapolis, joining this location in Otsego and six others in the state where it already sells alcohol.

Target applies for liquor license for downtown Nicollet Mall store

The Minneapolis-based retailer already sells alcohol at 7 stores in Minnesota
Blogs
March 16
Even with the Macy’s closing sale on Nicollet Mall, the Marshalls next door was bustling with shoppers.

The final countdown is on: Downtown Macy's closes Sunday

The landmark store at the corner of 7th Street and Nicollet, formerly the Dayton's flagship, is on its last days.
Blogs
March 16

One last trip to Macy's downtown Mpls before it closes Sunday?

One last trip to Macy's downtown Mpls before it closes Sunday?
Blogs
March 16

Major shareholder increases stake in Insignia Systems

Major shareholder increases stake in Insignia Systems will offer suggestions on board vacancies and strategy.
ST100: 2016 ranking of Minn. companies
Special feature ST100: 2016 ranking of Minn. companies
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The Star Tribune 100 is a measure of the largest publicly held companies with headquarters in Minnesota ranked by revenue.
Blogs
March 16

Eight women to be named to Minnesota business hall of fame

Eight more women will be added to hall of fame created by the Minnesota chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners.
Blogs
March 16

Free admission to Twin Cities Auto Show? Here's how

Free admission to Twin Cities Auto Show? Here's how.
Blogs
March 15

Dennis McGrath calls it a career

Veteran PR man Dennis McGrath calls it a career after 50-plus year counseling myriad clients for his own and other shops
Blogs
March 9

Pillow fight? Local entrepreneur gives My Pillow some competition

Pillow fight? Local entrepreneur gives My Pillow some competition
Blogs
March 9

Bee missing from Honey Nut Cheerios box to raise pollinator awareness

General Mills has removed its bee mascot from the popular cereal's box in the U.S. and Canada to spur consumers to plant wildflowers, which feed pollinators.
Blogs
March 8

Mortenson gets the nod to build huge Xcel wind project

Mortenson will do the engineering and construction work for Xcel Energy's Rush Creek wind farm in Colorado.
Outside Consultant
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Answers to your questions about marketing and business in the Twin Cities.
Blogs
March 7

Mortenson buys building near its Golden Valley offices

Mortenson plans to expand its headquarters.
Blogs
March 3

Home Depot carpet remnants for 40 cents/sq. ft. at Habitat ReStore

Home Depot carpet remnants for 40 cents/sq. ft. at Habitat ReStore
Blogs
March 1

3M Korea wins preliminary decision on patent lawsuit involving a key 3M optical film

The administrative Korean Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board upheld the validity of 3M's patent this week as respects a "prism" optical film used in cell phones and computers.
Business
February 28

As tipping falls out of favor, search is on for alternative

Saru Jayaraman, director of the Food Labor Research Center at the University of California, Berkeley, advocates abolishing restaurant tipping in favor of the $15-an-hour minimum…
Blogs
February 24

Ironclad hotel and residential project in Minneapolis given the go-ahead

Construction of the mixed-use project near U.S. Bank Stadium should start in the spring.
Blogs
February 24

Linden Hills Co-op workers vote to unionize

Linden Hills Co-Op, which has 74 hourly employees, is the second local grocery co-op to go union since 2015.
Blogs
February 23

WomenVenture developing day care co-ops

Women venture targets female-owned day care businesses