At Scheels in Eden Prairie Center, customers can walk under a 16,000-gallon saltwater aquarium or take a ride on the 65-foot indoor Ferris wheel.

Retailers entice shoppers with attractions as foot traffic rises

As mask policies loosen and consumers begin to venture out more, retailers are once again focused on in-store shoppers.

Schafer: Good luck with management by Zooming around

June 19
Even C-suite executives are deciding to work remotely more often as the pandemic comes to an end, relying on Zoom and other technologies to connect.
Bosses can learn a lot by wandering around the office.

Delta's new station chief works to build back MSP hub after pandemic

June 19
Mary Loeffelholz, the new vice president for MSP Airport customer service for Delta Air Lines, has been on a hiring spree and says a major constructio
Minnesotan Mary Loeffelholz has been commuting to Delta operations in Atlanta and L.A. for more than a decade. Now, she's in charge at MSP and has big plans.
Politics
June 19
A view of destruction near the Minneapolis police Third Precinct at the Lake Street and Minnehaha Avenue intersection.

Deal finally struck for businesses damaged by riot, but is it enough?

One year after rioting engulfed the Twin Cities, Minnesota legislators say they've finally struck a deal to provide some relief to business owners whose properties…
Duluth
June 19
The pandemic caused rental vacancies to rise and rents for some units to fall in Duluth as students stayed home and more buyers entered the housing ma

Pandemic made 'unusual' Duluth rental market

Fewer college students in the area meant more options for renters
Business
June 19
Nick Alm, founder of Mossier

Mossier helps Minnesota companies take more steps for LGBTQ inclusion

Nick Alm, founder of the Twin Cities consulting firm, said they were inspired by another visionary Minnesota entrepreneur.
Business
June 19
Second-grade students work on social distancing on the playground at Chadwick School in Palos Verdes, California. Families that qualify for the new ch

IRS launches new signup for Child Tax Credit

The online tool is for those who don't normally file returns.
Business
June 19
Experts often advise diversifying your portfolio.

Low yields justify portfolio allocation tweaks

Low yields are frustrating, but they also create an opportunity to revisit your investment approach.
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Business
June 19
A server disinfected tables in the outdoor seating area at La Sirene in New York City in March.

Job market is booming for teens and young adults

The market hasn't looked this good since 1956.
Business
June 19
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Pandemic credit card habits to carry forward

The coronavirus pandemic's impact on consumer finances has led many Americans to rethink their money habits. For example, according to NerdWallet's annual Consumer Credit…
Business
June 19
Money matters in retirement. Even more important is having purpose.

Right up there with money, a sense of purpose is crucial for a successful retirement

A recent report by the demographic consulting firm Age Wave and the financial services company Edward Jones highlights four interdependent pillars of retirement: Good physical…
Business
June 19
Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway,

Warren Buffett's top tips for beating inflation

The 90-year-old investor likes high-quality businesses in times of inflation but is cool to bonds, gold and Bitcoin.
Business
June 18

Minneapolis device company moves into diabetic testing market

AmVentureX is developing a glucose biometer that aims to show how foods and fasting affect a person's blood sugar levels.
Business
June 18
The choir group Known MPLS performed at last year’s Juneteenth Community Festival in north Minneapolis.

U.S. Bank branches to close for Juneteenth, other Minn.-based companies make it a work holiday

As part of diversity and inclusion efforts, many corporations have either made the day a holiday or a volunteer day and also have scheduled educational programming around it.
Companies managed their costs and liquidity through the pandemic, but collectively, the 50 companies saw net income decline more than 12% as the broad
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Business
June 18
Three industrial buildings, called Blaine35, are being built by Winnipeg-based Artis Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT).

$35 million warehouse development being built in Blaine

The speculative project shows continued robust demand for industrial space in the Twin Cities.
Business
June 18

Suit: Twin Cities man says he was fired for refusing fingerprinting due to Christian faith

EEOC said lawsuit filed after failing to reach a settlement.
Local
June 18
A house on Riverside Drive in St. Cloud displayed a sold sign this spring.

Slim pickings, high prices for central Minnesota home buyers

Central Minnesota set a record in May for median sales price and hit historic lows for days on market.
Business
June 18
Delta Air Lines shareholders went against the company’s wishes by voting to require it to disclose its climate lobbying activities.

Delta shareholders voted to require airline to disclose climate lobbying efforts

Shareholders went against the company's desire with the vote at Delta's annual meeting Thursday.
Business
June 18
Kate Barr, chief executive of Propel.

Minnesota CDFIs get $38 million in federal pandemic relief funding

The government distributed more than $1 billion in recent days to community development organizations that provide capital to ventures that can't get financing in other channels.
Business
June 18
The newest Oceania Cruises luxury ship, Vista, will begin sailing in 2023.

How the post-COVID luxury spending boom is reshaping the economy

A budding spending surge by wealthy Americans is likely to tilt the balance of the economy even further toward the well-off.
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June 17
Bruce Howard

Award-winning Bruce Howard is architect of Metro Transit's marketing

Twin Cities Business names Bruce Howard its 2021 notable executive.
Business
June 17
The Midway Shopping center photographed in July 2020.

Former Midway Shopping Center tenants file suit against property owners

They say they got the boot to make way for Allianz Field-area development.
Business
June 17
An aerial view from June 6 showed construction of the Line 3 pipeline project near Park Rapids, Minn.

PUC tells Enbridge to provide more information to Line 3 landowners

At the same time the PUC rejected a broader challenge to the company's "landowner choice" program.