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It has been considering options for its exhaust and emissions business.
Shares in nearly all of Minnesota’s publicly traded companies were swept up Monday in a broad sell-off that was shaped by intensifying fears about the…
The University of St. Thomas has suspended enrollment into its full-time MBA and master's in accountancy programs and will eliminate 18 staff positions as a result, attributing the decision to shifting demographics and demands of its students.
Mpls.-based mattress maker defends its position as a leader in health-and-wellness sector.
Acquisition gives subsidiary Canadian Premier a boost worth $2.7 million in premiums.
Enterprise video software maker Qumu Corp. to be acquired by Buffalo, N.Y. -based Synacor Inc. in an all-stock transaction.
When Rydell retires in May, her 21-year tenure will be one of the longest among Minnesota nonprofit leaders.
Richard Olson's salary was $925,000, but vesting performance shares added over $2 million to his compensation.
The parent company of Federal Cartridge is finding its footing with restructuring plan.
"Macroeconomic headwinds" blamed for slow customer activity.
Minnesota acquisitions, mergers went small in 2019
The company saw mixed results, with a profit decline because of hedges placed on variable annuities, among other charges.
C.H. Robinson recorded earnings that were down 45.5% from the same period a year ago.
Software company Jamf said to be preparing for a confidential public offering.
Carlson Private Capital Partners makes its first platform investment in Lakeshirts/Blue 84 of Detroit Lakes.
The private-equity firm in Mpls. raises $289 million.
Family-run Venture's implements complement its turf, grounds products.
Renaming is due to firm's biggest-ever acquisition.
Minnesota rules require a used-vehicle dealer to have a physical location. Carvana's is an office.
The list has long been dominated by the state's large nonprofit health care sector. Forty-six of the 100 organizations on the list are in health care, and they account for 90% of the overall revenue on the list.
The brand will be at 90 collegiate events annually.
Mall's large-event space gets a corporate sponsor, its first in 10 years.
Sleep Number won for its new smart bed, and Protolabs shared an award for the Wayzn Slide.
At the Star Tribune's annual investors roundtable, eight top investment managers talked about the ups and downs of the stock market, plus their predictions for the coming year.
State's Piper index was up 21.6% last year, but lagged the national S&P, which rose 31%
The growth of UnitedHealth Group dominated the Minnesota business scene in the 2010s and made the company’s investors immensely wealthier. The Minnetonka-based health insurance and…
The acquisition of Charles Machine Works helped push revenue growth to 20% for the fiscal year.
As the school's 10th dean, Kidwell raised its profile and fostered stronger relations between the school and local business leaders.
Company reports better-than-expected Q1 results as it gains market share in the RV industry.
The venerable Minneapolis firm will combine with Drinker Biddle & Reath to become of the 40 largest law firms in the U.S.
ApplianceSmart, once based in Minnesota, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Parent company Integrity Marketing shared $50 million in past profits with its employees and is making them new shareholders.
DTN has had a few owners but now has the capital to make acquisitions, increase business.
Shares of the Mendota Heights-based provider of supplies to dental and veterinary markets rose more than 14% in trading on Thursday, closing at $23.10 per share
Now five years in, the startup company has momentum.
Sleep Number accused of suppressing web searches.
Freightquote by C.H. Robinson will assist smaller companies facing complexities.
Resulting law firm would be in the nation's Top 50.
Digi International is buying Opengear, a New Jersey company whose customers include Target and Best Buy.
Shareholder says founder is tanking shares, asks court to halt "going dark."
The barbecue chain is searching for its fourth financial chief since 2014.
The logistics firm reported a slowdown in American trucking and tariff-affected drops in air and ocean freight.
Minneapolis-based Ameriprise Financial has capitalized, seeing an 8% increase in profits for the quarter ended Sept. 30.
The Plymouth company's shares fell by two-thirds after the announcement.
Sleep Number's smart-bed lineup will get a refresh in the second half of 2020.CEO Shelly Ibach told analysts during the company's earnings call that while…
Major League Fishing buys late Minnesota businessman's Fishing League Worldwide.
While Carpenter's bonus was less, his stock awards are worth more than previous year.
West Monroe Partners, which already has 60 local employees, will combine the two operations in new space.
Shoreview-based Deluxe has been known for paper checks, but continues to grow its suite of services.
Onetime Papa Murphy's executive named new leader of Lift Brands, which owns Snap.
The reorganization was announced along with third quarter results in which sales were down.
The fight spilled into the open last week after lawyers for daughter Randi Jacobs won a temporary court order stopping her brother Mark and other siblings from conducting an estate sale at their parents' Lake Minnetonka home.
Siblings hold differing views about the size of estate, which has led to a court battle.
The Eden Prairie-based company invested $1 billion in technology over the previous 10 years, so this doubles the company's investment pace.
Winnebago, which is based in Forest City, Iowa, but managed out of Eden Prairie, is expanding its portfolio of premium recreational vehicles by acquiring Newmar Corp., based in Indiana.
Melissa Barra was named one of the 50 most powerful Latinas in business by the Association for Latino Professionals for America. As Sleep Number’s senior…
Filtration giant boosts R&D to increase profit margins as buyers grow more cautious.
Augeo acquires MotivAction as companies are looking more broadly at their missions.
New Brighton-based company will be publicly traded when J2 Acquisition Ltd. takes over.
Supplier of veterinary and dental products is working a 3-year plan.
Edina-based company plans to sell almost all its remaining corporate-owned stores.
"As far as deals go, it was one of the easier to do just because we knew the people so well and they knew us," SPS's Archie Black said of purchasing the Mapadoc EDI division.
It has divested its legacy printing companies to invest in the faster-growing suite of M&A data services.
Acquisition of Charles Machine Works brands helped drive the increase.
Target's investors have never had a day like Wednesday.
Financial-services company is raising money to accelerate expansion, add acquisitions.
Over the same time period, the pay of an average worker has increased 11.9%.
Top executives from about 40 Minnesota-based companies pitched their strategies for getting through the next year.
Now that the merger is completed, CEO Craig Dahl says combining two successful operations without slowing progress is key.
By the Monday morning after the big 1982 blaze, Greenman had found an office for everybody in the bank building.
Amid softer demand for its transportation services, Eden Prairie-based C.H. Robinson reported an 8% increase in its second-quarter earnings per share.The third-party logistics firm earned…
It's not as frothy as a few years ago, but a resilient economy keeps the buying and selling churning.
Sleep Number shares surged in after-hours trading after it reported better-than-expected second quarter earnings after the market closed.
Executive pay more often being tied to 'ESG' goals
The Piper Jaffray name has been a vital part of Minnesota business history for more than 100 years. But before that name emerged as one…