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Target gets skin in the beauty game with new high-end products

Target is making eyes at customers seeking higher-end skin care products. The Minneapolis-based retailer gave its beauty department a makeover this spring, with remodeled counters, trained...

June 25, 2014

David Burda

Pushing The Right Buttons

Experimenting with benefits may create a potent brew of incentives that produce better employee health.

June 23, 2014

MNsure's online exchange gets poor evaluation

MNsure, Minnesota’s state health insurance exchange, is in need of major improvements to be ready for the next wave of consumers who will buy coverage through the system later this year...

June 18, 2014

Medtronic headquarters

Medtronic Likely To Be Booted From Fortune 500 Over Deal To Move HQ Overseas

Medtronic will maintain its operating headquarters at its home address until now, in Fridley.

June 18, 2014

Possible hurdle for Medtronic-Covidien deal: Congress

The $43 billion deal Medtronic announced late Sunday to acquire Ireland-based competitor Covidien – and save the newly merged company a bundle on U.S. taxes – is not yet a done deal. One possible...

June 17, 2014


Mpls. Bio-Tech Firm Buys California Company For $300M

Bio-Techne has agreed to purchase ProteinSimple for $300 million in cash in a deal expected to close this summer.

June 17, 2014

Med-Tech Firm To Add 205 Jobs In $30M Expansion

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., is moving two miles down the road in New Brighton to a new 125,000-square-foot headquarters with a 500-worker capacity.

June 17, 2014

Steele Fitness store in Edina

Steele Aims To Compete With Life Time, Double Footprint

Steele Fitness is further expanding its gym membership program and plans for five to seven new gym locations by the end of the year.

June 10, 2014

VA audit shows wait times at Minnesota hospitals are among the shortest

An internal audit released by the Department of Veterans Affairs Monday shows VA hospitals in Minnesota had some of the shortest waiting times for appointments for new patients. The Associated...

June 09, 2014

Company creates safety blanket to protect schoolkids from bullets, storm debris

A high-tech security blanket could be one solution to help protect students in certain kinds of disasters at school.  ProTecht, a company in Oklahoma, has developed a blanket made from lightweight...

June 09, 2014

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