Target is placing more electric vehicle charging posts in front of its stores.

Target, Walmart rolling out more electric vehicle charging stations

Target, Walmart to roll out hundreds of charging stations to stores

Man Cave Craft Eats wants to appeal to broader audience with new name and look

April 23
The fast-growing craft meats company, based in Minneapolis, wants its new name, Mighty Spark Food Co., to attract women as well as men. The company hopes the new brand positions it as a "better-for-you" option in the meat aisle without compromising on taste.
Software firms

Insite Software raises more venture capital

April 21
Insite Software says it's having success since moving to a software-as-a-service model distributed from the cloud.
Business
April 20

Riley Hayes acquires Triage Co.

The move will expand the firm's retail strategy and brand development expertise.
Business
April 20
Good Grocer heading to a new Minneapolis location

Good Grocer heading to a new Minneapolis location

The non-profit grocery store is developing an apartment complex and new store on Nicollet Avenue.
Business
April 19
The Herberger's in Roseville held a grand reopening in September after a big remodel.

Herberger's store closing sales start today

The sales are expected to last 10 to 12 weeks. Herberger's has 14 stores in Minnesota.
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April 19
A DJI Mavic Pro drone flies in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art after a Super Bowl victory parade for the Philadelphia Eagles football team, Th

Xcel gets FAA approval to use drones beyond line of sight

The utility recently was authorized to use drones to inspect power lines beyond the line of sight of the drone's operator.
Business
April 18

Redeem gift cards from these 25 shaky retailers sooner, not later

Redeem gift cards from these 25 shaky retailers sooner, not later
Business
April 18

On-the-spot hiring

An unconventional job fair in St. Paul is seeking veterinarians
Business
April 18

Former Donaldson chief technology officer recognized for her long-term achievements

Donaldson celebrated 2017 patent reciepients at an event this week and once again recognized the 38 year-career of their former chief technology officer.
ST50: 2017 ranking of Minn. companies
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Business
April 17

Stratasys 3-D products to be used to make Orion spacecraft

New partnership with Stratasys, PADT and Lockheed put Stratasys parts on Orion spacecraft
Business
April 17

Wagner SprayTech will open remodeled Plymouth headquarters in June

The Americas division of the German spray-technology company plans expansion in Plymouth and Otsego.
Business
April 16
From left, the UMD financial team includes Ryan Woitalla, Reed Leonidas, Nawal Mirza, Frank Takkinen and Ryan Kimbrel.

UMD stock research team heads to international championship competition

The Duluth team team will compete with several other finalists on April 27 at the CFA Research Institute global competition in Malaysia.
Business
April 14
Target's Hunter line launched this morning, but women's tall boots delayed

Target's Hunter line launched this morning, but women's tall boots delayed

The retailer did not say when the boots will be available.
North Metro
April 13

Protolabs will get state aid to build $29 million addition to Brooklyn Park site

Protolabs wins $850,000 in state aid to help with $29 million addition in Brooklyn Park.
North Metro
April 13
Hom Furniture will add eighth Twin Cities location this year

Hom Furniture will add eighth Twin Cities location this year

Hom Furniture will add eighth Twin Cities location this year
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Business
April 12
Habitat for Humanity's ReStore store in south Minneapolis

Twin Cities Habitat grows retail and housing business

Habitat's Minneapolis "ReStore" crossed $1 million in sales of donated furnishings, furniture and building supplies sooner than expected.
Business
April 12
Walmart will be adding pickup lanes for online orders as it remodels 10 Minnesota stores.

Walmart spending $35M to remodel Minnesota stores

Ten stores will get facelifts and others will get new features such as grocery pickup
Business
April 11

CEO of Minneapolis-based Qumu gets cost of living increase for his San Francisco base

Minneapolis-based Qumu's CEO gets an $82,000 cost of living increase to his base salary because he is based in San Francisco.
Business
April 10
Target fires employee responsible for putting 'It's okay to be white' cards in diaper boxes

Target fires employee responsible for putting 'It's okay to be white' cards in diaper boxes

A handful of incidents of customers finding the cards with the phrase associated with the alt-right were reported around the country
Business
April 10
Boutique hotel and condos proposed for south Minneapolis

Boutique hotel and condos proposed for south Minneapolis

Hotel and condo complex would replace a gas station near the lake.
Business
April 10
General Mills sells $6 billion in bonds, its most ever, to pay for Blue Buffalo

General Mills sells $6 billion in bonds, its most ever, to pay for Blue Buffalo

The company also issued $1 billion in stock.
Business
April 9

Jon Hempel, founder of Hempel Cos. real estate firm, dies

The firm will continue to operate as Hempel Cos.