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WeWork is announcing an initiative with Beta.MN, a nonprofit organization that promotes and supports local tech firms.
Securian Financial and Polaris rise on the magazine's annual ranking of U.S. companies by revenue.
Hiring in state slowed sharply this year amid tight supply of workers.
The deal puts the Eden Prairie-based Logic PD in a group of other service providers to big manufacturers.
Beyond the numbers from big public companies, accountants and lawyers say the new law will have even more profound effects on smaller firms.
Researcher says efforts to eliminate employer biases may be backfiring.
Higher interest rates and lower taxes, shift away from auto lending all give a lift to TCF.
With unemployment at 3.2 percent, the state's employers are constrained for workers.
Quarter profits saw a 13 percent increase, but stock prices fell a bit over spending anxiety.
Inspire Brands Inc. will cut 132 jobs at Buffalo Wild Wings' corporate office in Golden Valley starting in May, the company told state economic officials Wednesday.
The twice-yearly report showed slightly fewer openings for part-time work.
The exclusion of housing costs, which are lower here than other big U.S. cities, makes a difference, too.
Sales were up after struggling recently, but higher expenses squeezed earnings significantly.
The Economist magazine says only New York and Los Angeles are more expensive.
People with savings and investments are feeling less financial stress.
The St. Paul company joins a growing list of businesses to cut ties since the Feb. 14 Parkland, Fla., mass shooting.
After Pillsbury, it's the second-biggest deal General Mills has ever made.
Former Cargill executive becomes first woman to lead Thrivent's board.
Inspire CEO Paul Brown says Buffalo Wild Wings will remain distinct from Arby's.
Our reporter tells all on being Minnesota Nice in the skyways.
Its stadium name is the base for U.S. Bank's marketing push
The $2.9B deal will close on Monday or Tuesday.
Estimates of the economic impact — money that is added to the region that wouldn't be here otherwise — range from $220 million to $340 million.
It looks like business jargon, but marketers say 'activation' has meaning.
But the Minneapolis investment management firm expects ongoing savings from a lower tax rate.
Minneapolis-St. Paul was one of 238 that tried to become the second home for the retail giant. Amazon said it expects to make a final selection later this year.
The company ended 2017 with record profit, as the tax break offset a legal settlement in the fourth quarter.
Minnesota employers that depend on low-wage hires are near a breaking point. Economists are watching Minnesota for signs of whether inflation has to kick in for businesses to raise wages that will attract more workers.
A key recommendation is that biggest banks must improve their capital positions.
Giants in our midst: UnitedHealth, 3M played enormous role in rise of benchmark stock index this year
In a great year for stocks, Minnesota's two most valuable companies played outsized roles in driving the nation's best-known market barometer higher.UnitedHealth Group and 3M…
The St. Paul brewer laid off about a dozen people just after Christmas, or about 10 percent of its staff.
For months, it appeared Sally Smith was leaving Buffalo Wild Wings under duress. Not so.
Intense research and debate shape Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari's dovish take on rate hikes
Eager for more transparency, the Fed leader describes what is behind his rate decisions.
After 16 years as a captain on Northwest Airlines 747s, Steve Bowen retired in 2005 and has since flown to many places around the world…
Helped by peanut butter and some other product surprises, General Mills sees first sales gain since 2015
New product launches helped the company produce its first quarterly increase since 2015.
In resisting rate increases throughout the year, Kashkari expressed worry that the U.S. job market is not as strong as the unemployment rate suggests.
The Pittsburgh-based bank will focus chiefly on corporate customers.
Golden Valley-based chain is sold to the owner of Arby's.
Bank of America, PNC are taking a gradual approach to growth in the Twin Cities.
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.
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