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Host Laura Duffek is among those let go at Eden Prairie-based TV shopping network.
Minnesota has no law against price gouging, but the widening coronavirus pandemic has led to an unprecedented number of complaints and actions by state officials against businesses seeking "unconscionably excessive" profit.
Workers, businesses adapt to landscape of technology overload, isolation, child care demands and anxiety of the unknown.
As some companies retool, that definition could change; others may challenge status.
Final paychecks will come March 23. Future uncertain.
Designate someone to think ahead and develop a cohesive, consistent communication plan.
Minnesota employers need to think past hand sanitizer to protect workplaces from coronavirus' effects
Companies are drawing up contingency plans. But the nitty-gritty can get complicated quickly.
Surveys show virus has caused supply slowdown
Preliminary results indicate a 4.5% increase from last year.
Marjory Holly, who fought off crack dealers and prostitutes to save historic homes along I-35W in Minneapolis, dies at 80
"At a time when her friends were fleeing to the suburbs and giving up on the city, we were there to stick it out," daughter Mercedes Austin said.
Policy experts agree that child care is expensive here. But averages can be misleading, they say, and Minnesota may not be the outlier so often portrayed.
Paul Mooty owes it all to a former worker at the shuttered Faribault Woolen Mill, who in 2011 convinced him that the historic plant with…
Passport program gives members access to office space in Mankato, Austin, Rochester, Red Wing, Winona and Pine Island.
Minnesota companies are scrambling to shift as suppliers struggle to ramp up production because of the epidemic.
A senior executive at Eden Prairie-based ShopHQ has been let go, and the cable-shopping channel has undergone a broader organizational restructuring, a move leaders said…
The locals in Minnesota have also held several unionization votes and continue to be vocal.
Historic Faribault company regained its footing. New leadership hopes to give it staying power.
State sees growth in temporary contract jobs that coincides with shift in mind-set.
"I always keep coming back to startups and entrepreneurs," Casey Shultz says.
Workplace-behavior policies haven't caught up with social expectations.
Retailers are adjusting to a new rule in the city, and have a few months before penalties kick in.
The review was sparked by an anonymous letter signed "We are Best Buy" that purported to represent "a group of employees."
Welcome to the start of a new year at work, where unemployment remains low and employees — in theory — have leverage to call the…
Research from the U posits that many businesses intentionally make it hard for consumers to complain — and it works.
While Minnesota raked in about $10.9 million a month, other states didn't see big gains.
The petition, delivered to Target's headquarters, is Change.org's largest environmental petition in 2019, an official for the site said.
Retailers battle to raise the ante in the exchange, return game
CEO Keri Jones works to boost morale, image and sales at women's specialty retailer as it strives to find new customers at a time of declining mall traffic.
Minneapolis, but not the state of Minnesota, is one of the top-ranked places for earnings equity among genders.
The Governor's Council on an Age-Friendly Minnesota likely will be formed during the first few months of next year to address demographic changes.
Jack Berg was 21 years old and fresh out of the Air National Guard when he met a woman he fancied at an Arthur Murray…
Target launched its week of daily "cyber deals" a day early, on Sunday. The Minneapolis-based retailer said that 1 million more shoppers used the Target app to shop Black Friday deals compared with last year.
More than 165 million people are expected to shop between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday.
Key trends to watch as retailers raise the curtain on the 2019 holiday shopping season.
IMedia Brands, formerly Evine, purchased the St. Paul company in a stock deal.
The question is who can lay claim — if anyone — to the phrase "The Vegan Butcher."
Retailers begin recruiting early and dangle incentives to fill temporary jobs for make-or-break holiday shopping season.
Minneapolis-based Hairless Dog Brewery is tapping into the growth of the NA beer market, inking a nationwide deal with Total Wine & More.
Employers seek experiences to help workers bond.
The online behemoth graduated its first class from its training program at Shakopee
Survey by Minneapolis-based Piper Jaffray takes the pulse of shifting moods of U.S. youths.
Though he never made it past seventh grade, Johnson proved himself to be an industrious worker and a man of great wisdom.
For the first time the retailer offers a price match guarantee to members of its loyalty program
Malaysian immigrant Amber Leong receives investment after appearing on the TV show, with Lori Greiner and Mark Cuban taking a stake in the company.
Minneapolis urban streetwear boutique Piff rides wave of 'hype fashion.'
Retail giant arguing Minnesota property assessors have violated its 14th Amendment right to equal protection.
Modern Retail Collective, which opens Friday, will be as much of a living laboratory as a high-tech shopping experience.
The gap in Minnesota's workforce needs could be met by hanging on to older workers, respecting their experience.
J&B Group will consolidate in St. Michael; city leaders hope to woo new employer.
New RH concept store the latest piece of owner Simon Property Group's strategy.
Retailers try to distinguish themselves in giving steady customers incentives to come back
The pointed memo to hundreds of national-brand vendors highlights the ripple effect of the Trump administration's ongoing trade war with China.
Niece Deb Taylor had served as CEO since 2015.
Company expects sales to slide this year as it adjusts product mix and improves operations.
Companies need to adjust their approach to attract the newest crop of workers.
Evine is rebranding to the name it stopped using in 2015 as part of a broader effort to try to reignite sales.
The company finds contract jobs for IT workers — and the firm has only grown.
Time pressure forces people to find work more quickly, but with more strain.
Timothy Krieger countered that everything "was blessed" by the SEC and tax accountants.
The latest homicide capped a violent week in the city.
Police in Eveleth, Minn., have arrested a 30-year-old.
Amazon fulfillment centers in Shakopee and across the country use advanced technologies to assist human workers.
The Eden Prairie TV shopping network will resurrect its former name.
School season ranks second to holidays for retail spending; families are expected to spend $519 per child.
Fonda was supposed to launch an athleisure line last week on the home shopping network, but it is refining its focus.
Cornerstone Studios co-working space in northeast Minneapolis is a one-stop shop for wedding services.
The mall said it is the first of several new tenants that will fill vacancies.
A special machine used at several facilities makes custom, ready-to-ship boxes for smaller items that saves room and is better for the environment.
The Circularity 19 conference focused on sustainability plans and how to implement them.
Richfield-based retailer will roll out an expanded collection of products to 100 stores this year.
After a weekend of problems at its cash registers, Target said Monday it was experiencing no new issues, and that it was working to resolve the problem.
Long lines formed as Saturday shopping outings slowed to a snail's pace. Even after the retailer said the problem was fixed, shoppers reported delays.
Shoppers can now use the website to place orders.
St. Cloud grocery chain admits no wrongdoing in settling with the U.S. Attorney's Office.
She becomes the fifth CEO in Best Buy history, and one of three women to lead a Minnesota Fortune 500 company.