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Bankruptcy filing expected to especially help Best Buy's growing push into appliances.
Retailers offer perks, better pay to entice seasonal workers.
Lawmakers direct $300,000 to establish advisory council in bipartisan effort to support family caregivers.
Sam centered his life around guiding everyday people through tough times.
Paul Grangaard's online custom clothier will help Minnesota United look natty.
"Oversight" replaced some words in book details.
Target lands Teigen kitchen line, boosts holiday hiring.
Serena Williams spoke to 3,000 employees at annual meeting in Minneapolis.
Lopsided vote came from second Long Island store to reject representation.
A recent merger between the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) locals in Brooklyn Center and Worthington, Minn., has created one of the state’s largest…
The action is rare among front-line workers at Target Corp., where none of the retailer's more than 1,800 stores are unionized.
The company now expects same-store sales to rise 3.5 to 4.5 percent.
Company raises profit outlook for the year, predicting a strong holiday season.
Hom Furniture is seeking approval to double the retail floor space surrounding its flagship Hom store on Interstate 494 in Bloomington, a project that potentially…
Stress-relieving assistance systems unequal, study finds.
Retailer buys GreatCall, one of the nation's largest providers of health and personal emergency response calls.
Separately, mall launches service so Chinese tourists can use mobile payments.
Minneapolis-based restaurant meals delivery company continues rapid growth through acquisition and organic growth.
He now moves into a new post as executive chairman of the board, where he hopes to serve as an adviser and sounding board for the new CEO.
Proud to be a journalist, she also found humor in everyday moments that helped feed her online posts.
Getting doctors and insurance companies involved turns out to be "the secret sauce."
He takes the helm from Inge Thulin at a time of expected growth.
At least 600,000 Minnesotans care for an older parent, spouse, neighbor or friend. Research by AARP shows that almost half do medical tasks —…
Target, Best Buy and others have long criticized the lack of online sales tax.
It is inspired by the "slow flower" movement, which aims to build a more robust market for U.S.-grown plants that focuses on seasonality and avoids chemical use.
The region's strength may lie in the wide variety of Twin Cities firms
More than 1,200 people signed postcards and petitions, emphasizing economic benefits of the project.
More Americans face the challenge of caring for an aging parent or other loved one, a burden that will skyrocket as 76 million baby boomers move into their 80s. Meanwhile, family sizes are shrinking and demand for health care workers is growing.
More than two-thirds of those caring for their loved ones suffer job-related difficulties, but the U.S. is one of the few industrialized nations that doesn't guarantee workers paid leave to care for family members, and it's a rare employee perk.
As reporter Jackie Crosby cared for her parents, her friends and colleagues were facing the same complex, taxing work — and with little support.
Chris Policinski led the global dairy cooperative to explosive growth during his tenure.
Project on Winona waterfront expected to begin in late 2019.
The development is the first under the Del Webb brand in Minnesota.
The deal allows public access to thousands of past 'Prairie Home Companion' shows. MPR will pay Keillor $275,000 for money owed through past contracts. In return, Keillor agreed not to take legal action.
The home improvement chain is accusing ThyssenKrupp Elevator of breach of contract and failing to defend pending injury cases.
For more than two decades, Virginia Hyvarinen worked for the Duluth Public Library.
The company's employee stock ownership plan has lost $850 million since 2015. The company, now being sold to Shutterfly, said it can't discuss the lawsuit.
Move is one of biggest network expansions in company history.
The company's profits fell due to bonuses and costs associated with new U.S. tax law.
Hormel's tax savings will result in capital improvements, wage equalization and community investments
The food company's quarterly profits rose nearly 30 percent.
Layoffs begin immediately, with workers given "preferable access" to reapply as soon as Wednesday.
As labor market tightens, some are finding ways to keep older workers on job.
New owner Pilgrim's Pride moving duties to chicken company's other locations.
A mathematics professor for 33 years, Walczak used weather reports, music or everyday statistics to make numbers come alive.
General Mills division will pledge at least $2.5 million to benefit national parks.
Cargill is partnering with an Irish startup whose facial-recognition software and analytics can help dairy farmers lower their costs, increase production and take better care of their animals.
Many workers have taken their bosses up on their offers to telecommute or have switched from their cars to public transit.
In-kind contributions from employees across the Twin Cities provide an opportunity to meld business boosterism with civic pride.
Service from Boston and Philadelphia and back for the weekend are boosted.
The bipartisan RAISE Family Caregivers Act calls for a strategy to support family caregivers as the population ages.
Lineup of its new products includes a Lucky Charms frosted cornflakes mix.
Net earnings drop 6 percent, but global demand for key crops continues to grow.
Minneapolis startup Upsie is an independent alternative to getting warranties directly from big-box stores and online
The incident included health data, but no personal financial info.
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…
Delta's 747 fleet is rooted in the Minnesota airline it bought nine years ago
The 2016 incident at the GNP Co. plant in Cold Spring, Minn., prompted a nationwide recall.
Hawaii adds cachet to the airline's vacation destinations.
Accelerator program with Techstars nurtures farm, technology innovations.
A report said the company has hired Piper Jaffray to explore a potential sale.
Bob Kaitz was a first-year teacher at Breck School in 1973 when he launched a partnership with Minnesota’s largest corporations to help students think about…
Judge calls New York fired bookkeeper "piggish" in a scheme that caused more than $25 million in additional losses to the Minnetonka-based company.
A looming labor shortage, along with a growing urgency to address Minnesota's unyielding racial achievement gap, is prompting sweeping changes in the way businesses participate in hands-on learning.
The action was greater at stores and malls that were closed on Thursday, but shopping all around was off to a strong start.
Even if the kickoff for holiday shopping has lost some of its frenzy, shoppers turned out in force. And it's become a bigger time for online sales.
Analysts were upbeat about the company's long-term prospects with greater diversification.
As women tell their #MeToo stories and a growing tally of high-ranking men get fired or lose the support of their backers over boorish behavior, human resources professionals are doing some soul searching.
In one of the world’s most war-torn countries, Gen. Mohamed Abshir Musa was a peacemaker. At 32, he became commander of independent Somalia’s first national…
The Minnesota Historical Society is moving into health and wellness with a history-rich app that will help caregivers, dementia patients.
The City Council will make a final decision on how to proceed with Stephen Frenz.
It's among the most persistent questions to dog workers at or near retirement: What comes next? Phyllis Moen wants to help. The University of Minnesota…
Company veteran Troy Bader to replace retiring chief.
The megaretailer is making another foray into in-person shopping, bringing the truck to 18 cities.
Federal prosecutors allege that Shane Fleming and eight people who were not employees were enriched by nearly $900,000 in illegal profits.
Mpls. retailer facing tight job market, demands for quality customer service.
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