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Leslie Berlin's 'Troublemakers' portrays the rise of PCs, video games, venture capital and biotech in the 1970s and 1980s.
Minnesota's unemployment rate is 3.3 percent, but figures show job growth has slowed.
The latest to handicap and dismiss the Twin Cities is the Wall Street Journal.
Offer comes five months after activist investor won strategic control.
Founder Harry Lerner created an education book juggernaut. Son Adam is turning it into something more.
Perbix has been working with Tesla for three years to design the automaker's factory lines. The company says it plans to keep the facility in Brooklyn Park.
Mankato-based HalloweenCostumes.com grapples with an extreme form of retail seasonality.
The two for-profit educators will keep operations separate
Tackling income gaps means confronting U.S.-sanctioned segregation, author tells Minneapolis Fed audience
The role of old government policies on today's economic disparities is overlooked, writer Richard Rothstein says.
Guidance raised as decline not as bad as expected; stock rises after hours.
The company's adjusted profit beat analysts' expectations for the July-to-September period.
The online retailer is morphing into data systems, logistics and media. One constraint: Getting enough people.
Minnesota is adding jobs faster than the nation as a whole, and the metro area outpaces the state overall.
Higher interest rates, loan growth drive U.S. Bancorp's profit up, but not enough for some investors
Executives were upbeat about the broad economy heading into 2018.
A Texas technology investment firm bought a controlling stake in Jamf, a Minneapolis-based provider of management tools for Apple products, the companies said Wednesday.
N.D. senator tells Fed conference uncertainty is delaying investments.
Semiannual state survey finds unfilled positions exceed number of unemployed.
He praised Yellen for raising the issue but asks for no more rate hikes.
The company two years ago created a separate profit-sharing scheme for nonpilot workers.
Freshii Inc., a salads and wraps restaurant chain, is closing the 18 locations that it opened in Target Corp. stores over the last two years, including one in Minneapolis.
That's up from 17th a year ago and well above the average satisfaction rating, a market research firm found.
Chocolate peanut butter Cheerios, fast start for Oui yogurt, new ads should lift General Mills, execs say
But General Mills missed the profit expectations of investment analysts, and the company's stock fell 5.8 percent.
The merged company will be called Konik PrimeStaff.
Despite the monthly job drop, and a downward revision to the July jobs total, the state's year over year job growth continues to edge the nation's.
Some Twin Cities tech leaders say the state's economic future shouldn't be handcuffed by homegrown companies Target and Best Buy.
It's the latest divestiture as company narrows its focus to agriculture, food.
It's the biggest deal H.B. Fuller has ever made, boosting its reach with industrial customers.
The deal is the newest step in C.H. Robinson's international expansion.
Hormel's latest profit was squeezed as commodity prices rose more quickly than it could pass them on.
Minnesota employers added 7,700 jobs in July, faster than the average rate over the past year and above the national growth rate for the second…
Fontanini grew from a single store into national pizza restaurant supplier.
Leadpages co-founder Clay Collins will hand his job as chief executive to John Tedesco, a veteran of the Twin Cities tech scene who has served…
Slipping profits and high wing costs mean an end in the next few weeks for the discounts, in place for 30 years.
The clients of its financial advisers poured money into the market this spring.
Executives give an upbeat outlook, say changes to auto-finance strategy are paying off.
The added jobs came at a slower-than-average pace over the past year but a partial recovery from a drop-off in May.
Company took big strides in the second quarter, CEO Andy Cecere's debut.
The rollout of Tesla's more-affordable sedan is a turning point for electric vehicles, analyst says.
New strategy launched after activists got seats on restaurant firm's board.
For the second time this year, the Minneapolis Fed president was the only member to vote to hold rates in place.
Investors see grocery companies pressured by Amazon's biggest foray into brick-and-mortar yet.
The state lost 7,200 jobs last month after enjoying a big jump in April.
Since January, the Minneapolis Fed leader has repeatedly pointed to low inflation as one reason to keep interest rates steady.
The winner of Friday's shareholder vote will face greater difficulty maintaining profits, Wedbush Securities says.
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…
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