Ryan Cos. give more details on Minneapolis office tower

Ryan Cos. give more details on Minneapolis office tower

Ryan Cos. gave more details about its proposed 17-story office tower in downtown Minneapolis.
Minnesota venture capital

Minnesota firms raked in venture capital in first half of 2016

July 22
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.

MNsure will use all of its federal grant funding

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

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.
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.
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
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 20

Target hires another supply chain executive

Target has hired Ben Cook, an Apple exec, to be SVP of global logistics
Blogs
July 18

Faribault Foods recalls black beans after ink pen found in a can

Faribault Foods has voluntarily recalled some of its no-salt added black beans, packaged under various brands, for possibly containing plastic or metal pieces. Consumers are told to return any 15-ounce no-salt added black beans containing a specific "best by" sale date.
Business
July 16

Making the business case for foreign assistance

Business & politics Making the case for foreign assistance Andy and Wally Kocemba, the father-and-son owners of business-brokerage Calhoun Companies, flew to Washington, D.C., on…
Business
July 16

Silicon North Stars grow in third year; long-incubating ISurTec launches from University Enterprise Labs

The Silicon North Stars, started in 2014 by a Google executive who hails from Minnesota, send 16 Twin Cities eighth- and ninth-graders to Silicon Valley…
Blogs
July 15

Seven Minnesota firms make IndustryWeek's 50 Best Manufacturers List

Seven Minnesota manufacturers make the cut on IndustryWeek's 50 Best U.S. Manufacturers list.
Blogs
July 15

Minnesota ranks 20th in energy costs

Study ranks states from high costs to low, and looks at energy prices and consumption.
Outside Consultant
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Answers to your questions about marketing and business in the Twin Cities.
Blogs
July 14

Clinics split $1 million in incentive payments

The annual awards from large employers reward clinics that provide quality care for certain costly health conditions.
Blogs
July 14

With Congress passing GMO label rules, consumers look to General Mills for what to expect

The U.S. House passed a Senate Bill requiring food makers label products with GMOs. Curious consumers can look to General Mills' existing packaging for an indication on what to expect from others.
Blogs
July 13

Angie's List offers free access to its reviews nationwide

Angie's List offers free access to its reviews nationwide
Blogs
July 12

Attorney Lee Hutton joins Barnes & Thornburg

Lee Hutton has moved firms.
Blogs
July 12

Citing Castile shooting, Klobuchar calls for unity to move forward

The shooting death of Philando Castile by a policeman should be a catalyst for criminal justice and gun violence reforms, Sen. Amy Klobuchar said in a speech Tuesday on the Senate floor.
Blogs
July 11

Falcon Heights looks for PR help in wake of Philando Castile shooting

As Falcon Heights is left reeling from the aftermath of shooting, crisis management experts aren't surprised the city needs public relations help.
Blogs
July 11

How to get the best deals during Amazon Prime Day on Tuesday

How to get the best deal on Amazon Prime Day Tuesday