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Walgreens Bulks Up

The retailer is relocating many stores, but city planners don’t love some of the plans.

April 01, 2016

This Minnesota company invented a gun that looks like a smartphone

One day soon, people could be carrying guns that look like cell phones. Ideal Conceal, based in Monticello according to Minnesota business records, is developing a two-shot pistol that folds up to...

March 28, 2016


Q&A: Pete Saari, Founder Of Foreverence

The tech company behind 3D-printed urns is gaining traction within an industry long dominated by tradition.

March 28, 2016


Connected Toys And Virtual Fitting Rooms: Target Accelerator Gets 500+ Applicants

The program, which starts this June, drew in applications from 32 states and 45 countries.

March 23, 2016


Target To Expand Digital Health Device Sales

The device sales fit well into the retailer’s pivot toward health and wellness.

March 22, 2016

The DECC has been on Duluth's front porch for 50 years; golden oldies will celebrate

When you turn the Big 5-0 … or hit that golden anniversary … what better way to celebrate than with a big party? That’s the approach the Zenith City is taking to this summer’...

March 21, 2016


Q&A: Andrew Healy, Co-Founder Of Bizzy Coffee

The coffee startup aims to be a healthier alternative to energy drinks and carbonated beverages, while supplying a natural energy boost for work and workouts.

March 21, 2016

Paint industry giant buys Minnesota-based Valspar for $11.3B

Sherwin-Williams is celebrating the acquisition of a Twin Cities corporation as an opportunity for global expansion, but what does it mean for Minnesota? According to a Sunday press release from...

March 20, 2016


Former Best Buy CEO Retires From Board, Former IBM Executive Appointed

Brad Anderson, who took over the company from founder Richard Schulze in 2002, said he would leave the board after its annual shareholder meeting in June.

March 15, 2016

Target vs Walmart

Homes Near Target Worth More Than Those Near Walmart

Homes in ZIP codes with Target stores were worth significantly more than those with a Walmart store nearby.

March 11, 2016

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