Retail + Hospitality

St. Paul Startup That Created Survey App Lands $500,000

Elevate Research says its customer feedback app is simple for retailers and restaurants to operate, and its cash infusion will “fuel the expansion of its sales and digital marketing efforts worldwide.”

July 23, 2014

Minnesota company takes aim at mosquitoes, ticks with new clothing line

A Crystal-based clothier is taking a new approach to protecting its clientele from mosquitoes, ticks and other bugs outdoors, FOX 9 reports. The Ticked Off Clothing Company says it is selling...

July 23, 2014

In a Snap

Target Pilots Image Recognition App For Shoppers

“In a Snap” allows users to find out more about products they see in select Target ads by taking pictures with their phone.

July 21, 2014

Target store

Target Among Top 10 “Most Generous” Companies

Based on a survey of 70 of the largest companies in the country, Target donated the eighth-largest percentage of its profits to charity.

July 17, 2014

Law

MN Man Accused Of Trafficking Counterfeit Sports Jerseys

If convicted, Brian Gore could face a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $2 million fine for his alleged involvement in a counterfeit sportswear scheme.

July 14, 2014

10 Years And 50 Stores Later, Hot Mama Changes Its Name

A decade after Megan Tamte opened her first Hot Mama store at 50th & France, the company is converting its brand to Evereve.

July 14, 2014

MakerBot at Home Depot

Home Depot Starts Selling Stratasys' MakerBot 3D Printers

Through a pilot program, home-improvement retail giant Home Depot has begun selling MakerBot 3D printers and scanners at a dozen of its stores.

July 14, 2014

Cub Foods

Former Rainbow Grocery Stores Begin Brand Conversion

Three of the Rainbow stores that were part of the recent deal involving Roundy’s and Supervalu have already been converted to Cub Foods-branded stores.

July 10, 2014

Bars, restaurants hoping for All-Star Game economic home run

Minneapolis businesses are squaring up and hoping to hit an economic home run this weekend during MLB All-Star Game festivities. The city is expecting about 160,000 visitors to flood the streets...

July 10, 2014

Sign of the times: Minnesota company trims yearbook publishing

Quick, where’s your high school yearbook? On a bookshelf, in a box in the basement, or in your mom’s attic? In the future, high school students may answer that question by saying their...

July 10, 2014

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