Business
February 9
ClickSwitch CEO Cale Johnston developed software that lets customers move their entire banking relationship with the click of a mouse or tap on a scre

Minneapolis fintech company makes it easier to move bank accounts around

ClickSwitch's technology may force banks to fight harder for the most lucrative customers.
Business
February 9

Business calendar

TUESDAY CHAMBER INFORMATION: An overview of the chamber and how it can benefit your business. mplschamber.com. 7:30-9 a.m. Free. NorthEast Investment Cooperative, 1601 37th…
Business
February 9

Small business calendar

TUESDAY SCORE CONSULTATION: Meet with a business counselor to develop your business plan or tackle a business problem. Registration required. 3-6 p.m. Free. Plymouth…
Business
February 9

Business people

Moving up Hormel Foods, Austin, Minn., named Jim Sheehan executive vice president and chief financial officer. Sheehan joined Hormel Foods in 1978 and most recently…
Business
February 9

Smart devices like Nest getting hacked in digital home invasions

Nest thermostat users across country have reported breaches.
Business
February 9

Insider trading

3M Co. Michael F. Roman,  CEO Exercised options: 4,944 Price: $54.11 Date: Feb. 1 Directly holds: na Inge G. Thulin,  officer…
Business
February 9

Recent bankruptcy filings in Minneapolis and St. Paul

St. Paul Thomas Alan Weyer, as surety for Weyer for Hire LLC, 2042 Case Av. E., St. Paul; filed Feb 7, 19-30367; Chap. 7; assets,…
Business
February 9

Jobs calendar

TUESDAY JOB SEARCH SESSION: “Improv: Learn to Roll With Interview Questions.” 7:30 a.m. Free. Easter by the Lake Lutheran Church, 4545 Pilot Knob Road,…
February 9

Richest Americans triple share of wealth

Concentration of fortune is at a level not seen since the Roaring Twenties.
February 9

Resellers find success buying in bulk from sale aisles

Retail arbitrage takes off in the digital age.
Business
February 9

Reyer: Is your productivity stalled? Here's how to jump-start yourself at work

A seasonal slump is not uncommon.
Business
February 9
Tips for making it in corporate sales world

Tips for making it in corporate sales world

In the real world, even great salespeople can fail in the wrong environment.
Business
February 9
Kevin Valois, chief financial officer, Sunrise Banks

Movers & Shakers: Kevin Valois, chief financial officer, Sunrise Banks

Kevin Valois, newly named chief financial officer at St. Paul-based Sunrise Banks, brings extensive financial management experience to the bank’s leadership team as it pursues…
Business
February 8
The Facebook Experience center functions as sort of a corporate embassy for the social network in Shenzhen, China.

How Facebook's tiny China sales floor helps generate big ad money

Using a local partner, Facebook quietly builds an ad-selling presence.
Business
February 8
Twitter’s stock sank after it reported its monthly user base dropped from 330 million to 321 million.

Market recap: Twitter shares drop on declining user numbers

Social tedium: Twitter sank 9.9 percent to $30.82 Thursday after it said its monthly user base fell to 321 million during its latest quarter from…
Business
February 8

Yes, you can still cut your tax bill. Here's 4 ways

Come February, there isn’t much you can do to save on your taxes. But tax pros say there are a still a few maneuvers you…
Business
February 8

5 things that side gig will do to your taxes

If you did any freelance or independent contract work last year, things might shift this tax-filing season.
Business
February 8

Duluth-based Allete sells water business for $270 million

Japanese firm acquired U.S. Water Services, with 110 workers in St. Michael.
Business
February 8
Last month metro-area builders were issued enough permits to build 440 single-family houses, making it the best January in a dozen years, according to

Twin Cities homebuilders were bullish on single-family homes in January

New-home permits soar in January despite land and labor shortages.
Business
February 8
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz took the stage last month to be interviewed by Minnesota Chamber President Doug Loon during the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce'

Tax credits proposed to spur business investments in Minnesota

Gov. Tim Walz, legislators want to reinstate the angel tax credit program.