Business
August 11

New Leo A Daly managing principal has eye on deeper local ties

Cindy McCleary said she's seeking to increase connections to local social-outreach and business organizations, based on her experience.
West Metro
August 11
The entrance to Mall of America's new wing. Triple Five Group pledged a 49% stake in the megamall as collateral to win a construction loan for its mas

Mall of America owner puts megamall on line for huge N.J. project

Triple Five secures loan for glitzy N.J. complex with 49% stake in megamall.
Business
August 11
Commissioner Steve Grove led Google’s $300 million Google News Initiative.

Schafer: DEED has new plan to measure results

Former Silicon Valley executive Steve Grove knew where to look for a better way: Google.
August 10
A Trump-owned construction company that has employed immigrants who were in the U.S. illegally did work at the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, V

Trump properties rely on a roving crew of Hispanic workers

The hiring practices of the little-known Trump business unit is the latest example of the chasm between the president's rhetoric and his company's actions.
Business
August 10
Marsheela Outlaw, left, talked to Tom Reese about the networking she’s been doing during a meeting at the CareerForce office in Bloomington.

U research digs into why people with generous unemployment benefits take longer to find work

Time pressure forces people to find work more quickly, but with more strain.
Business
August 10
A mountain of direct-reduced-grade iron pellets is ready to ship from Cleveland-Cliffs’ Northshore Mining plant in Silver Bay.

In new day for Iron Range, iron ore plant in Silver Bay celebrates $100M upgrades

Upgraded plant is latest sign of resurgence for state's ore-processing industry.
Business
August 10
Bill Baxley, principal and managing director, Gensler

Gensler design firm's new Minneapolis offices are an idea showroom

"We think of our whole office as a workshop and the design lab is the heart of our shop," said Bill Baxley, principal and managing director.
Business
August 10

How to mess up a variable annuity

They're a complex insurance product, so know what you're buying, what their various values mean and who exactly is the beneficiary.
Business
August 10

5 simple ways to get out of credit card debt faster

Almost half of Americans with credit cards don't pay off their balance in full each month. And over the past five years, carrying a balance…
Business
August 10
Xcel Energy’s proposed $650 million purchase of a gas-fired power plant in Mankato, shown in photo, has run into strong opposition from two state ag

Regulators rip Xcel's proposed $650 million deal for Mankato power plant

Xcel Energy's proposed $650 million purchase of a gas-fired power plant in Mankato has run into strong opposition from two state agencies concerned about its potential impact on ratepayers.
Business
August 10
The easiest way to have productive money habits is by wanting what we have.

You can plan for tomorrow and still enjoy life today

If you wish to develop better financial habits, they need to be integrated with the life you want to live.
Business
August 10

What to do if you need to sell stocks now

Not all stocks in your investment portfolio are the same, so when you go to sell, do research.
Business
August 10

Why you should consider opening a business in retirement

The 55- to 64-year-old age cohort accounted for more than a quarter of new business startups in 2017, according to the Kauffman Foundation.
Business
August 10

Finding the right sales leader is crucial

Here are six factors to evaluate:aligning the hire with your organization.
Business
August 10

These types of apps could prompt impromptu spending

Even when you're not paying money for these apps, you're paying with your attention.
Business
August 10

Good sentence structure can eliminate confusion, writing coach Gilson says

All writers make mistakes, certainly including me. It’s better to spot your own instead of having a reader do it. You’ll find a few examples,…
Business
August 10
In this July 10, 2019, photo a Wells Fargo building is shown in downtown Minneapolis. Wells Fargo is shrinking a customer service office in Shoreview,

Wells Fargo to shrink office in Shoreview, costing 400 jobs

Wells Fargo is shrinking a customer service center in Shoreview, a move that will lead to the elimination of about 400 jobs.
Business
August 10

Use your imagination to 'imagineer' your life

Always remember that if you can conceive it, you can create a plan, get to work and bring your vision to fruition.
Business
August 9

Business bookshelf: A view of China's rapid changes from the seat of a taxi

The Shanghai Free Taxi   Frank Langfitt, PublicAffairs, 300 pages, $28. In China, where a century’s worth of development has been squeezed into decades, cabbies…
Business
August 9

Plastic litter on beaches is intolerable to tourists

The plastics industry can expect ever more curbs on its products, a trend that will force businesses involved to reshape.