Paul Grangaard retiring as CEO of Wisconsin-based Allen Edmonds

Grangaard stepped into to help rescue men's shoe maker Allen Edmonds in 2008 and guided the company through a revival and changes in private equity ownership.

At last, a good sale on Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones

July 21
At last, a good sale on Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones.
Made in USA expo

Why was Faribault Woolen Mill at the White House?

July 20
Management wasn't sure why the 100-employer manufacturer was invited to a White House expo on Monday, but it was happy to display product.
Business
July 20

Low-key Leisure Hotels & Resorts revives tired lodging brands

  Steve Olson has built an eclectic hotel-and-resort management outfit over three decades. “I was a busboy,” said Olson, 61, from a fishing boat near…
Blogs
July 20

Albertville Premium Outlets will add three stores

Albertville Premium Outlets will add three stores
Business
July 19

Target phasing out Cartwheel Perks rewards program

Target tested the reward program in five markets starting last September
Was your company one of the Top Workplaces of 2017?
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Business
July 19

University Ventures buys GradStaff of Minneapolis

Private equity firm University Ventures buys GradStaff, changes name and plans national expansion of 50-employee firm.
Blogs
July 19

Shop now, not in August, for best Back To School deals, says blogger

Shop now, not in August, for best Back To School deals, says blogger
Business
July 19

Target CEO says Latinos shopping less, weighs in on Amazon-Whole Foods deal

Brian Cornell, CEO of Target, weighed in various topics at a tech conference in Aspen
Business
July 18

Stratasys lands 3D printing contract with Airbus

Eden Prairie based Stratasys wins Airbus contract to make airplane parts
ST50: 2017 ranking of Minn. companies
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The Star Tribune 50 is a measure of the largest publicly held companies with headquarters in Minnesota ranked by revenue.
Business
July 15

Tactile Medical Systems' surging success is 12 years in the making

The stock topped $30 per share at one point last week, a market value of $500 million.
Business
July 14

Some Mn. execs get biggest paydays when they sell the firm

A peak at the Star Tribune's coming look at public-company executive compensation that will appear on July 16.
Blogs
July 13

Want Aldi's Wednesday meat and fish specials? Go early, and good luck

Want Aldi's Wednesday meat/fish specials? Go early, good luck
Business
July 13

Pharmacy firm buys U spin-off

Terms were not disclosed for the purchase of Medication Management Systems by Genoa, a company based in Washington state.
Business
July 13

X Games considered second-largest event this year in Minneapolis

The several-day run of the X Games is considered the second-largest event in terms of visitors and spending by Meet Minneapolis, the convention-and-visitors agency.
Business
July 11

Welsh Construction sold to internal team

Welsh Construction was sold to a group of employees.
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Answers to your questions about marketing and business in the Twin Cities.
Business
July 10

Luminara settles with Chinese firm; forms joint venture

This is the second try at reconciliation of lawsuits since 2012
St. Paul
July 10

Brick giveaway at old Woolworth in St. Paul

Residents can grab free bricks from redevelopment site.
Business
July 10

SBA small business technology seed fund to visit Minnesota

A U.S. Small Business Administration seed fund that has helped a few national technology giants, as well as dozens of Minnesota companies get traction in…
Minneapolis
July 9

Restaurant owners say Mpls. at the beginning of minimum wage odyssey

The progressive owners of downtown's popular Hell's Kitchen restaurant have an interesting case study.
Business
July 7

Jim Paulsen heads to The Leuthhold Group

The veteran market strategist at huge Wells Capital Management retired and took a post at a Minneapolis investment-research boutique.
Minneapolis
July 6

Downtown Minneapolis' top attraction just ended a 10-day, $50M run

The USA Volleyball tournament drew an estimated 41,000 amateur volleyball players, fans and others for 10-day run that ended July 4.
Business
July 6

Former Microsoft CEO's foundation invests in Northside Achievement Zone

Steve Balmer and his wife are investing $10 million in the work of helping 1,000 North Minneapolis families climb out of poverty.