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The metro area ranked third on Travel + Leisure magazine’s list of “America’s favorite cities” based on ratings of readers who are visitors to the area; it ranked 12th based on ratings of those who reside here.
Knowledge Marketing, Outsell, and SPS Commerce made Deloitte’s annual ranking, which is based on revenue growth over the past five years.
An annual study found that the companies that are seen as the world’s top innovators—including 3M—are not necessarily those that spend the most money on research and development.
Graves 601 Hotel Wyndham Grand and The Saint Paul Hotel ranked eighth and ninth, respectively, on Condé Nast Traveler’s list, which was compiled based on reader ratings.
Best Buy, U.S. Bancorp, Medtronic, and Target were in the top 100 on Newsweek’s annual “green ranking” of the 500 largest U.S. public companies.
General Mills ranked 47th and Target ranked 78th on Forbes’ list, which based its rankings on a combination of each brand’s value and perception among consumers.
Additional company executives made appearances on American Banker magazine’s 25 “women to watch” ranking and its list of top banking teams.
In a recent survey, Target was recognized for its commitment to community and reasonable prices, while Best Buy received high marks for employees that provide helpful feedback.
The Golden Valley-based company will be added to the S&P 500 index on Friday, the same day it is expected to complete its merger with the flow control division of Tyco.
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