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CEO Jim Graves (left) of Graves Hospitality Corporation has been a hotel industry trendsetter twice, most recently breaking open the luxury category in the Twin Cities with his son and GHC President Ben Graves.

Rooms At The Top

A recession. Credit markets closed tight. A city already packed with hotels. Graves Hospitality Corporatio is developing luxury hotels in New York anyway.

February

*Note: This is not a comprehensive list of articles for this issue.

Featured Stories

Positively Fourth Street

Positively Fourth Street

Though some of the bohemian vibe from Bob Dylan's day remains, Minneapolis's Dinkytown district by the University of Minnesota has been redeveloped and reinvented.

Always Moving Forward

Always Moving Forward

How did a Minnesota fruit hauler become a Fortune 500 transportation logistics company with offices across the world?

Cherry Tree's Big Exits

Cherry Tree's Big Exits

Three IPOs in 13 months, and an eight-fold return on their last venture fund. Tony Christianson and Gordon Stofer on the morphing business model that got them there, and what Cherry Tree might become next.

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Marketing In Translation

How can businesses successfully market their products and services abroad?

Director Compensation Is On The Rise

Data from the 30 largest public companies based in Minnesota, taken from the 2008 Minnesota Board Index compiled by executive search firm Spencer Stuart.

Climate Challenge

Climate Challenge

A joint effort between law offices and the federal government encourages environmentalism in the legal industry.

Green Energy

Green Energy

Local law firms are beefing up their alternative and renewable energy practices.

Survival Through Service

Survival Through Service

Customer focus is essential in a recession.

Keeping The X(-Car) In Xmas

To: G. Richard Wagoner, CEO, General Motors Corporation;
Robert L. Nardelli, CEO, Chrysler, LLC;
Alan R. Mulally, CEO, Ford Motor Company

Hurts So Good

But is your wasabi fake?

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