General Mills’ CFO to Retire, Initiating a Series of Promotions
General Mills’ CFO to Retire, Initiating a Series of Promotions

After CFO Don Mulligan retires, Kofi Bruce will replace him.


Why Retail Works at the Minnesota State Fair
Why Retail Works at the Minnesota State Fair

In a time of retail disruption, the fair has become a more reliable marketplace than the mall.


A Minnesota State Fair Staple Slides into a New Era
A Minnesota State Fair Staple Slides into a New Era

A look at the business of the Giant Slide, a State Fair icon celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.


AmazonFresh Sprouts in Twin Cities
AmazonFresh Sprouts in Twin Cities

Metro grocery wars keep intensifying


Target Hits the Bullseye, Again
Target Hits the Bullseye, Again

The Minneapolis retailer has surpassed Wall Street expectations in the second quarter, even as its peers continue to struggle. What is Target doing right?


Monticello Manufacturing Company to Expand
Monticello Manufacturing Company to Expand

Ultra Machining Co. is working with the city of Monticello to add a new facility next to its existing operations. The project is expected to add up to 125 new jobs.


U of M Touts Record Number of Startups in FY19
U of M Touts Record Number of Startups in FY19

Through the U’s Venture Center, research ideas turn into full-fledged startups. In the university’s most recent fiscal year, 19 companies were launched.


Del Monte to Shutter Sleepy Eye Plant
Del Monte to Shutter Sleepy Eye Plant

The closure will affect 69 full-time employees and nearly 300 seasonal workers, according to a filing with the state’s jobs agency.


Zeroing In On Hackers
Zeroing In On Hackers

Tyler Olson, an entrepreneur who’s founded 11 Minnesota companies, has launched a Kickstarter to fund a new course on cybersecurity. The campaign netted $4,000 in its first 12 hours.


MSP Airport Renovations Prompt Checkpoint Changes
MSP Airport Renovations Prompt Checkpoint Changes

Don’t have TSA PreCheck? You’ll have to use the northern checkpoint if you're flying out of Terminal 1.