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The nomination deadline for the 2020 Star Tribune Top Workplaces has been extended to March 20.This is the 11th year for Minnesota's Top Workplaces, a…
Employees will take five-minute, 24-question surveys to help determine 2020's best.
Polaris CEO Scott Wine said he expects a "no drama" 2020. Wine said the company has become more "nimble" with its sales organization, and trade-tariff…
Pentair is making a big play in the residential water-quality market, offering "whole home" solutions from pool maintenance to filtration systems for drinking water.In the…
"Chocolate wall" to be a feature of 3-story American Girl space.
This is the 11th year that the Star Tribune, Energage have produced the listing.
The Periscope marketing group created the site to help combat homelessness.
Nicholas O'Grady, current chief financial officer, will take over on Jan. 1 from Brandon Elliott.
The hats — which will be available the day the movie opens, Dec. 20 — will feature R2-D2, Darth Vader and Yoda.
Retailer posts a profit in the third quarter after several losses in previous periods.
The SmartStyle locations are in Walmart Supercenters.
Making the favorites list of O magazine for three consecutive years has helped bring success to the Edina company — along with a host of new challenges.
Duluth, St. Cloud and Rochester are losing the food-delivery service.
"Sisterpreneurs" juggle $20M bath fizzers company as they look to their futures.
Dog Threads makes matching outfits for the whole family — including the dog.
Inspired by their older brother, the sisters launch a service to pair families with special needs children and caregivers.
In August, the country's second-largest oil-producing state, hit records in both oil and natural gas production.
Duluth Pack and Michigan outdoor boot-maker Merrell have launched a co-branded work boot.
Branch works with employers to offer financial benefits mostly for hourly workers; the new
At Ridgedale, Tradehome Shoes and Lovisa will be opening before the holiday shopping season.
Initiative will study news consumption and foster news literacy among younger audiences.
Plymouth's Oliver Cabell introduced a recycled plastic sneaker made from 3-D technology.
The retailer, owned by Eric and Andrew Dayton, will reopen its North Loop store in November.
The employers that make Top Workplaces every year focus on the fundamentals — and on the future.
With workers feeling strain of their own money issues, more companies are doing something about it: offering education.
The company says it cannot understand the impasse and thinks it offered a good deal.
Minneapolis startup HiBar thinks it has hit gold with salon-quality shampoos and conditioners in bar form.
Public sentiment, empirical evidence showing retention, productivity and morale improvement and a tight labor market are all factors in paid-leave policies gaining traction in both state legislatures and private companies.
Despite a sluggish Q1, firm's executives believe that business will pick up.
Barry, who turns 44 this week, will take over as chief executive of the Richfield-based consumer electronics giant after the annual meeting on June 11, becoming one of seven Fortune 100 female CEOs and one of the youngest chief executives among top public companies.
Joly, 59, whose leadership in turning around Best Buy has been lauded by Wall Street and employees, will become executive chairman. Barry will become the company's first female CEO.
St. Paul company enters Super Bowl business competition with its TackleBar, which could spur a new kind of league.
Anne Martin-Vachon had been with the shopping network for four months.
The startup works with companies and their vendors to streamline risk management assessments.
Startup offers expiring items at deep discounts to shoppers and creates a new revenue stream for grocery retailers.
Company's Gen Z founders were veterans in local startup scene before landing trial with Target.
With "Ava — Kids Screen Time Mentor," a rabbit rewards children for time spent on educational apps with "recess time."
The St. Paul-based company expects growth this year in every segment.
A summer project for two preteen sisters has morphed into a $10 million bath products company that sells its wares in more than 7,000 stores and employs 150 people.
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