Plastics Manufacturer MDI Completes Expansion at Minneapolis HQ
Plastics Manufacturer MDI Completes Expansion at Minneapolis HQ
January 23, 2019

The build-out and recent addition of 40 workers will allow the company to continue growing, said MDI president Peter McDermott.


Target to Begin Accepting Apple Pay, Google Pay and Other Contactless Cards
Target to Begin Accepting Apple Pay, Google Pay and Other Contactless Cards
January 23, 2019

Stores across the country will be able to use the service at Target in the next several weeks.


Polaris Dives Deeper into Boating Market with Purchase of Marquis-Larson Boat Group
Polaris Dives Deeper into Boating Market with Purchase of Marquis-Larson Boat Group
January 21, 2019

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but production will shift, in part to a Polaris facility in Indiana, among other resulting shakeups. The move follows Polaris’ acquisition of Boat Holdings LLC.


The University of Minnesota is Losing More Than $500K Every Day During Government Shutdown
The University of Minnesota is Losing More Than $500K Every Day During Government Shutdown
January 21, 2019

The shutdown has cost University researchers $10 million in unreimbursed expenses, caused facilities to be shuttered, and is getting in the way of some students’ financial aid.


UnitedHealthcare Teams with Techstars for Business Accelerator
UnitedHealthcare Teams with Techstars for Business Accelerator
January 18, 2019

Startups with a digital health and wellness solutions focus are encouraged to apply.


Caribou Coffee Promotes John Butcher to President, CEO
Caribou Coffee Promotes John Butcher to President, CEO
January 18, 2019

Butcher replaces Sarah Spiegel, who stepped down from the Brooklyn Center-based coffee chain after less than a year and a half on the job.


Salons by JC to Fill Columbia Sportswear Space in Uptown
Salons by JC to Fill Columbia Sportswear Space in Uptown
January 18, 2019

JC's lease marks its third metro location for local franchisees.


Life Time CEO Bahram Akradi’s Call for Unity
Life Time CEO Bahram Akradi’s Call for Unity
January 18, 2019

Akradi makes a plea for cooperation and respectful debate among elected officials. Is it the start of something bigger?


A Look at The Super Bowl’s Super Effect on Google Search Habits
A Look at The Super Bowl’s Super Effect on Google Search Habits
January 17, 2019

Among other findings, a study by New York-based digital research firm Yext revealed that search views for certain hospitality and related businesses increased when Minneapolis hosted the Super Bowl last year.


Medtronic Launches Mobile App Linking Pacemaker to Your Smartphone
Medtronic Launches Mobile App Linking Pacemaker to Your Smartphone
January 17, 2019

In addition to debuting the MyCareLink Heart app this week, Medtronic also enrolled its first patient for a new study examining an alternative, safer solution to oral opioids for back pain treatment.