Varde Partner's co-founder discusseses "Equity," a movie that challenges Wall Street's boys club

Marcia Page, a female investment leader in the Twin Cities, talks about the need for more women in a male-dominated industry.

Compensation for outside directors pushes upward

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A new study shows compensation for outside directors of the 250 largest public companies went up 3 percent in 2015.

UnitedHealthcare buying Colorado health insurer

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The deal likely will contribute to the growing Medicaid business at UnitedHealthcare.
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Tactile Systems lowers the offering price of its proposed IPO

Tactile Systems lowers the offering price of its proposed IPO to $10 per share and could raise $46 million instead of $73.6 million.
Blogs
July 26

More TCF Bank building redevelopment details released

The renovation of the four-story structure should cost between $15 and $20 million.
Blogs
July 26

Opus starts construction on Shakopee industrial building

Opus has begun the final phase of its development of the Valley Park Business Center in Shakopee.
2016 Minnesota Top Workplaces
Special Project 2016 Minnesota Top Workplaces
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Meet the companies that continue to be voted the best places to work in Minnesota.
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July 26
The Hilton Hotel in downtown Minneapolis has been sold for about $143...

Hilton Minneapolis sells for $143 million

The city's largest hotel sells to private equity firm.
Blogs
July 26

Target dabbles in unisex clothes for kids

Target's new kids line, Cat & Jack, includes a small online selection of unisex tees and hoodies
Blogs
July 26

Case-Shiller: Twin Cities home values posted a strong 5 percent gain

House values in the Twin Cities metro are rising at the same pace as the national average.
Blogs
July 26

Cool shirts, shoes, a sofa, sheets and now a haircut in Mpls shop

Cool shirts, shoes, a sofa, sheets and now a haircut in Mpls shop
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
July 25

Solve wins Ad Age's Midwest Small Agency of the Year Award

The Minneapolis agency was recognized by Advertising Age.
Blogs
July 25

Former Rainbow site in south Minneapolis to be redeveloped

One or multiple tenants could soon occupy the empty Rainbow Foods store in the Longfellow neighborhood.
Business
July 23

CEO Hoffman's score at Toro; Cargill clipped by UnitedHealth Group in size

Retirement Toro CEO Hoffman started his 39-year-run with company fixing and selling machines Mike Hoffman, who will retire after 11 years as Toro CEO at…
Business
July 23

Inside Track: Cookie Cart expands; paying for Vikings, Timberwolves homes

Cookie Cart, one of the original “social enterprises” before that term was coined by nonprofit entrepreneurs, was started on W. Broadway Avenue in north Minneapolis…
Blogs
July 22

Ryan Cos. give more details on Minneapolis office tower

Ryan Cos. gave more details about its proposed 17-story office tower in downtown Minneapolis.
Blogs
July 22

Minnesota firms raked in venture capital in first half of 2016

Venture capitalists around the country invested $15.3 billion in 961 deals in the second quarter, according to the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Asssociation, based on data provided by Thomson Reuters.
Outside Consultant
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Answers to your questions about marketing and business in the Twin Cities.
Blogs
July 22

MNsure will use all of its federal grant funding

The revised budget passed Wednesday on a 4-1 vote with the state's Human Services commissioner voting against it.
Blogs
July 22

Vineland, N.J. shocked by General Mills decision to shutter plant

News of General Mills' plans to shutter its Progresso plant in Vineland, N.J., sent shockwaves through the town, which prides itself as the soup brand's home. It is one of five General Mills plants facing closure, sale or downsizing.
Blogs
July 22

Colle+McVoy named agency of record for Famous Dave's

Colle+McVoy is tasked with helping the beleaguered barbecue chain better its brand.
Blogs
July 22

Venture capital upticks in the second quarter of 2016

Venture capital raising appears headed for another strong year in the United States and Minnesota.
Blogs
July 21

UnitedHealthcare mentioned in the big anti-merger filings

Lawsuits to block the Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana mergers are focused on the competitive landscape, including the exchange and Medicare markets.
Blogs
July 21
“This is big, big statement,” 3M CEO Inge Thulin said. “This is incredible. It’s fantastic. When you look at Google and Apple and the others, we left them in the dust.”

3M opens new Design Center in Maplewood

3M opens new design center at headquarters that is meant to spur creativity and collaboration
Blogs
July 20

Target hires another supply chain executive

Target has hired Ben Cook, an Apple exec, to be SVP of global logistics