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Not since investor William Ackman angled for strategic control of Target Corp. in 2009 has the fate of a large, high-profile Minnesota company come down to a such a pivotal vote.
The effects of poverty and inequality are becoming important to the Fed's assessment of job data.
Dozens of leading researchers are in Minneapolis to identify ways the central bank can assist their work.
The gain brought the state closer to the national rate of job growth.
Two Fed leaders say their research shows optimism but not much investment.
Cintas will begin the downsizing at G&K's headquarters in July and finish next year.
The company's stock performance looks different depending the firms used for comparison.
He succeeds Tony Hunter, a consultant and former chief executive of the Chicago Tribune.
Intact Financial Corp. takes a bigger step into the U.S. market with the deal.
Tensions over the direction of the company rise in run-up to the June 2 annual meeting.
A June 2 meeting could decide if there will be a change in the company's leadership.
A major investor in Buffalo Wild Wings says longtime CEO Sally Smith has to go
The company's new CEO began his first full day on the job with an earnings beat.
As the home improvement sector flourishes, Tile Shop's profit jumped 19 percent.
Hugh Sawyer will focus on shift to more franchisee ownership.
It's buying a California-based cooperative for $375 million.
He says JPMorgan CEO is wrong to believe the "too- big-to-fail" issue is solved.
FICTION: An author living in North Korea wrote still relevant short stories in 1980s and '90s.
Activist investor Marcato Capital takes another shot at the chain despite the hiring of Cypress Group.
One candidate nominated has been backed by the activist investor critical of the chain.
Unemployment rate is 4 percent for the seventh straight month.
The company sees seventh straight quarterly drop, but it has maintained profits by cutting costs.
Steady, quiet No. 2 at the Minneapolis Fed is retiring after 41 years.
Inflation and job targets haven't been met for rate hike, Minneapolis Fed chief asserts.
Large group is siding with the company in a dispute with an activist investor.
The state's unemployment rate was 4 percent.
Businesses want to order products the way consumers do, giving new life to longtime Minnesota company FPX.
The stock dipped 11 percent at the for-profit education firm as fourth-quarter profits dropped.
The move, sought by an activist investor, comes as its latest results missed expectations.
The chief of the Minneapolis Fed cited key economic measures for his decision to hold tight.
The activist investor who bought a sizable stake in Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. last year on Monday nominated four candidates to the company's board of…
Two Men-In-Black type characters show Brett Favre video evidence of a force taking control of his passes in midair.
The company's net profit rose 12 percent though its asset management unit felt pressure from U.S. investors and Brexit.
TCF Financial Corp. will close branches in 10 Cub Food stores on April 14, leaving them with ATMs amid a decline in demand for full-service…
Interest income grew solidly and the company added to its deposit base.
The U.S. Bancorp CEO says there is "a new game afoot" in the country.
Brazilian newspaper says French retail giant Carrefour has him on a list of potential CEOs.
Strong finish to the state's market in 2016 isn't expected to remain in the near future
HomeServices of America Inc. said it acquired Houlihan Lawrence, a brokerage in the northern suburbs of New York City.
The Minneapolis banking company announced a marginal jump in net profit and reduced pace of revenue growth in the fourth quarter.
Richard Davis, who led U.S. Bancorp through the economic downturn and shaped it into the nation's best-performing large bank by financial measures, will step down as chief executive in April, the company said today.
The stocks of Minnesota companies performed better than the broader market in 2016, a turnaround from 2015 when most were a disappointment for investors. Major…
The airline cites challenges to overcome in the smaller Cuban cities it was assigned.
A $2.1 billion order for 787s was placed by Northwest Airlines in 2006 before the airlines merged.
Fast-growing pizza chain eyes market at same time as Dunkin' and Tim Hortons.
As he is about to get a vote, Minneapolis Fed chief joins the fray over how to proceed.
The unemployment rate in the state fell to 3.8 percent, compared with 4.6 percent in the country as a whole.
As winter comes on, a spicy soup with soft tofu is comfort food for Koreans — and a treat for everyone else, too.
The deal gives Perforce a deeper reach in application lifecycle management.
Thousands at MSP will benefit as move comes after a big raise and profit-sharing this year.
Minnetonka company says no to St. Louis firm for second time.
Belden Inc. late Friday revealed a $380 million offer to buy Digi International Inc., a Minnetonka-based maker of telecommunications equipment, and said it went public…
The pace of labor force growth has slowed markedly this decade.
The company, long a maker of electronics manufacturing equipment, is now a leader in scanning 3-D objects very fast.
The company reported a profit rebound but lower revenue in the latest quarter.
In searing detail, North Korean defectors told U seminar about evading police and close calls.
Amid slowing growth and pressure from an activist, a new finance chief arrives to help execs recalibrate.
With online enrollment growing, executives forecast a strong finish to the year.
TCF Financial Corp. said Friday its third-quarter net profit grew 7 percent from the same period last year, shaped by growth in loan originations and…
Select Comfort Corp. lowered its outlook for the rest of the year after announcing third-quarter results that missed expectations. The results were released Wednesday evening,…
U.S. Bancorp reports "solid" results, but the CEO says Wells Fargo's problems are an issue for financial industry
Japan's Terumo is perched to buy them for $1.1 billion.
It's a return after 16 years to MSP for one of Europe's biggest carriers.
Calabrio, a fast-growing Minneapolis software company, has made over its main product so that it can store data in a network "cloud" instead of using…
Marcato's McGuire said franchises yield higher profits and share valuations.
Supervalu Inc. lowered its financial outlook for the rest of the fiscal year Thursday, saying that its grocery stores, including Cub Foods, and Save-A-Lot discount unit are not performing as well as expected.
Jones, who joined Target in 2012, has been one of its most visible executives.
N.Y. investment firm sees Calabrio as base to build on.
The retail giant has been an anchor at the Eden Prairie Center since it opened 40 years ago.
At Minnesota's biggest investment conference, analysts sort out the good, bad and the foolish.
Marcato Capital wants "fresh talent" brought in, more fiscal responsibility.
The deal unites two of the country's largest providers of uniforms and laundry services.
The airline is trying to get all its pieces back in place.
It teams with Surdyk's in Mpls. to deliver beer, wine and liquor in the Twin Cities
The two Minnesota companies — UnitedHealth Group and 3M Co. — that are part of the 30 firms forming the Dow Jones industrial average played…
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