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6 Minnesota breweries win at Great American Beer Festival

Six Minnesota breweries won awards at the Great American Beer Festival over the weekend. The Brewers Association puts on the annual Great American Beer Festival, which was founded in 1982. The...

October 06, 2014

Thinking outside the 'Big Box': Small-town grocers struggle to stay competitive

It’s a vanishing sight in much of the country: the mom and pop grocery market on Main Street, where loyal locals shop for years, and sometimes generations, for their basic needs, not minding...

October 02, 2014

Whole Foods Will Become Woodbury’s 11th Grocery Store

The natural foods chain leases 45,000 square feet at the CityPlace mixed-use development.

October 01, 2014

The end: Twin Cities' oldest remaining indie bookstore will close

After over 50 years, the Twin Cities’ oldest remaining independent bookstore will close this month. The Bookcase in Wayzata, which was founded in 1963, will close Oct. 18, owner Charlie...

October 01, 2014

Bluestem Brands To Be Bought For $565M Cash

Once part-owned by the now-jailed Tom Petters, the online retailer was reportedly up for sale since March.

September 29, 2014

Most retailers plan to hike their hiring of holiday help

Santa’s going to need more helpers this year. The majority of U.S. retailers will hire more employees this year than they did last year, but Minneapolis-based Target is bucking the trend and...

September 29, 2014

Eagan Cabinetry Company To Expand Canadian Manufacturing Plant

Norcraft cited demand for its Urban Effects product line in Canada and the U.S.

September 26, 2014

Target cosies up with Faribault Woolen Mill to sell fall accessories

Target customers across the U.S. and Canada will soon be able to get their hands on specialty woolen products manufactured by one of the state’s oldest businesses. Target’s website...

September 26, 2014

Costco begins exclusive partnership with Polaris to sell powersports vehicles

Warehouse chain Costco has added powersports vehicles from a Minnesota-based business to its slate of discount offerings for consumers. Polaris Industries announced in a press release Wednesday...

September 25, 2014

Mixed up: Minnesota woman a finalist in international cocktail competition

A Minnesota woman is among five finalists in an international cocktail-making competition hosted by British TV chef Jamie Oliver. Mixologists from around the world submitted videos of themselves...

September 25, 2014

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