A successful crowdfunding campaign helped bring Iceland native's Skajaquoda to market.
CEO Dan Hanrahan said Regis is seeing progress at its top locations, but “significant work is ahead of us before we achieve similar results across 7,000 salons.”
An appeals court upheld an earlier decision to dismiss the claims that an investment fund liquidator brought against U.S. Bank.
During a construction project that was never completed, Philip and Virginia Carlson allegedly funneled money through a company that wasn’t doing work on the project, while failing to pay the companies that were.
Of the 94 Minnesota businesses that appear on the Inc. 5000 list, PerformTel, United Credit Consultants, Morning Star Financial Services, Field Nation, and All Around ranked among the top 500.
The Timberwolves said they were impressed Dimensional Innovations' work at other venues across the country.
Stephen Foley, who cofounded Foley & Mansfield in 1989, helped build the firm into a national operation with 10 offices across the country.
The storied improv comedy troupe is continuing to grow by purchasing a building in Minneapolis' downtown theater district, which will house its school and offices.
The 21 finalists will give live presentations before their respective divisions' review boards later this month, at which point division winners will be selected to vie for the grand prize.
Seasonally adjusted employment figures paint a fairly dismal picture, although state officials warn that the adjustment process is concealing some strength in Minnesota’s labor market.
OST, which recently added to its Minneapolis office and has more open positions, is part of a growing trend of companies building their presence in the North Loop.
The victim of a shooting in Arden Hills has reportedly been identified as Kelly Phillips, a Boston Scientific vice president and owner of a local nightclub; a cofounder of the club has been named “a suspect in connection" with the case.
Michael Helgeson—who has spent more than four decades at the business his grandfather founded, and who recently guided GNP through a sale to an Illinois company—will retire, and Steve Jurek will be promoted to president.
Despite criticisms of Minnesota's tax climate for wealthy residents, a new study suggests that high-income earners in Wisconsin might actually save money if they relocated here.
Arc'teryx is the first new tenant to join Calhoun Square under the center's new ownership; it is opening across the street from North Face and Columbia stores.
City officials unanimously approved plans for City Place, which will feature a grocery store, other retail, a hotel, office buildings, and more; work will begin this fall.
MentorMate CEO Björn Stansvik said he's heard from about 70 prospective investors and potential suitors in the last couple of years, but Taylor Corporation turned out to be the right fit.
On the heels of its purchase of California's American Data Company, Magnet 360 has acquired iRGONOMIC of New York—bringing its total headcount to roughly 120.
Carleton College and Macalester College both appear on Forbes' list, which is based on 12 different measures and emphasizes students' return on investment.
The lawsuit calls out the NHL’s condoning of fist-fighting and “extreme violence” and says the league failed to adequately inform players of the risks of brain injury.
Founder Robert Krowech—who is also an accomplished weight-lifter—and Chief Financial Officer James Froemming have transitioned out of their executive roles but will remain on the company's board.
The stores will extend well beyond Duluth’s city limits, and there may be more area stores on the way; meanwhile, Dunkin’ Donuts is offering incentives to potential Twin Cities franchisees.
Opus unveiled plans for a two-building development that could include a hotel, apartments, townhomes, retailers, and up to 300 parking stalls.
Several days after reporting record quarterly sales and earnings, Polaris introduced Slingshot, a three-wheel vehicle that starts at $19,999, and added a new business unit.
3M, Tennant Company, Graco, Proto Labs, Piper Jaffray, and Deluxe Corporation experienced particularly strong growth in their latest quarters.
The governor said that changes to the state’s IT operations have cut administrative waste and introduced new accountability measures.
Among the newly announced tenants at Twin Cities Premium Outlets are Armani, 7 for All Mankind, Steve Madden, Vera Bradley, and Ann Taylor.
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.”
Lori Swanson's lawsuit alleges that the Minnesota School of Business and Globe University misrepresented job opportunities available to criminal justice graduates; the schools denied the allegations.
Fafinski Mark & Johnson, which has a history of working with aviation clients, has now set its sights on businesses and individuals interested in unmanned drones.
The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority's "State of the Stadium" report provides an update on progress while piggybacking on the attention Minneapolis received during the MLB All Star Game.
Through an initiative called “Silicon North Stars,” 16 local ninth-graders are learning first-hand about technology from leading-edge companies and burgeoning startups.
For the first time, Mayo Clinic claimed the top spot on U.S. News & World Report’s prestigious “Honor Roll” list.
While Digi-Key's primary operations remain in Thief River Ralls, Fargo is playing an increasingly important role in the company's growth.
A decade after Megan Tamte opened her first Hot Mama store at 50th & France, the company is converting its brand to Evereve.
Through a pilot program, home-improvement retail giant Home Depot has begun selling MakerBot 3D printers and scanners at a dozen of its stores.
The latest “PayScale Index” found that wages are growing faster in Minneapolis-St. Paul than in most metros, although rising inflation is constraining purchasing power nationwide.
The Center of the American Experiment, a conservative group, says lawmakers should focus transit spending on improving roads and bridges.
Meet Minneapolis and PR firm Spong convened a group of social media professionals, who will help recommend restaurants and other destinations to All-Star Game tourists.
James Dolan has joined Cherry Tree Companies, the Minnetonka-based investment firm that helped him launch the Dolan Company more than two decades ago.
Marcia Ballinger and Lars Leafblad have formed Ballinger | Leafblad, Inc., and their initial clients include the Bush Foundation, CaringBridge, the University of Minnesota, and more.
Blattner Energy, which already has some solar projects in Puerto Rico, is establishing an official presence on the island and hopes to capitalize as Puerto Ricans adopt more renewable energy options.
A Met Council leader touted the proposed deal as a “win-win,” while Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges characterized it more as a sacrifice that the city would make for the greater good of improving Twin Cities transit.
The Graves 601 is now called Loews Minneapolis Hotel and is planning a $7 million renovation; it also filled the former Bradstreet Craftshouse space with a new concept called Cask Cookhouse.
They include protein-rich cereal and yogurt; boldly flavored snacks such as habanero lime Chex Mix; gluten-free foods, including granola, oatmeal, and pizza crusts; indulgent desserts such as “stuffed cookies”; and more.
Smack Shack, World Street Kitchen, Fulton Beer, Day Block Brewing Company, Louie’s Wine Dive, Lake & Irving, Yogurt Lab, and Agra Culture hope to add outdoor space.
As the Hard Rock Cafe prepares to return to the Twin Cities in mid-August, it’s looking to hire 150 new employees.
St. Jude Medical, which had received a warning letter about operations at a California facility, said that it has now addressed regulators' concerns.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul area's 4 percent unemployment rate in May was the lowest among U.S. metros with a population of 1 million or more.
James “Rusty” Wiley has been named CEO of St. Paul-based Merrill Corporation, replacing John Castro, who spent three decades at the helm.
Plans that called for a 27-story tower—including a parking ramp, apartments, and a Radisson Red hotel—have been revised.
ABRA Auto Body & Glass now has 229 locations in 18 states, and the latest deal marks its first expansion into Ohio.
Mark McEachen, who most recently served as chief operating officer of California-based Freedom Communications, will lead the Dolan Company, which is now a privately held company.
A judge recently approved roughly $3.5 million in legal and accounting fees tied to the Tom Petters bankruptcy case, reportedly bringing the tally to roughly $83 million.
A new report from McGladrey reflects increasing confidence among Minnesota manufacturers, although it identified challenges as well.
Sport Ngin, which has raised $35 million since its founding and now employs 200 people, will continue to invest in its NGIN platform and bolster its sales, service, and marketing efforts.
Avtex Solutions will remain based in Bloomington, and its CEO said the acquisition will set the stage for future growth.
CoCo Fargo marks the organization's fourth location, and it will occupy 6,000 square feet in the city's downtown.
An owner of many patents (with a history of suing big retailers) is accusing Target's online subscription service of patent infringement.
After shareholders elected several board members nominated by activist investor the Clinton Group, ValueVision said it has also appointed Mark Bozek as its new chief executive.
Shortly after selling the TGI Fridays restaurant chain to increase its focus on its hotel and travel businesses, Carlson said it will assume 100 percent ownership of Carlson Wagonlit Travel.
The annual awards program recognizes excellence in journalism, photography, and design among regional business publications.
The move comes after Advance Auto Parts acquired General Parts International.
The Minnetonka-based barbeque chain said, however, that there is no immediate impact on its stock listing, and it expects to regain compliance within Nasdaq’s grace period.
Minnesota’s labor force rebounded in May, driven in part by the construction and manufacturing sectors, although the state’s annual job-growth rate continues to lag the national average.
Quad/Graphics’ plant closure comes after other firms, including Creative Memories and Verso Paper, laid off area employees in recent years.
Despite a legal headquarters relocation, Medtronic is retaining its workforce in Minnesota, which remains a national leader based on med-tech jobs and concentration of medical device manufacturers.
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The company said that, while it plans to relocate its headquarters from Fridley to Ireland, it will retain its “operational headquarters” in the Twin Cities.
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi struck a preliminary settlement deal with two major private equity firms, and it plans to face off with more of the nation’s largest firms in court.
Nine of this year's EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award winners for the Upper Midwest hail from Minnesota.
St. Ben's agreed to settle a “clawback” lawsuit filed by the trustee of Tom Petters’ bankruptcy estate; meanwhile, the cost of such litigation, including fees paid to accounting and law firms, keeps growing.
The company reminded its Twitter followers that certain movies, which currently aren't available for preorder on Amazon.com, can still be ordered from Best Buy.
Brad Maiorino, who has overseen information security at General Motors and General Electric, will join Target in the newly formed chief information security officer role.
A two-person committee appointed by the med-tech giant concluded that allegations against Medtronic’s leaders are “without merit”; it’s now seeking dismissal of shareholder lawsuits.
The retailer’s profits grew even as same-store sales dipped; shares of the company’s stock climbed on the news.
A bankruptcy court approved The Dolan Company’s reorganization plan, and the company agreed to pay about $3.2 million to a trust designed to benefit stockholders.
Longtime 3M employee Nicholas Gangestad is replacing David Meline, who had served as the company’s chief financial officer since 2011.
After acquiring a fellow Twin Cities-based firm, Boyum & Barenscheer now employs roughly 60 accounting professionals in Bloomington and White Bear Lake.
Keith Waters and Carter Siverson, who were previously fined by the state, now face criminal charges for allegedly failing to pay subcontractors for work on Twin Cities homes and a worship center in Victoria.
The acquisition of Press75 will expand Westwerk’s offerings, including “themes” for WordPress-based websites, and the agency is eyeing additional growth.
Xcel claims that Boulder, Colorado’s city council has overstepped its authority in approving a municipal utility.
A bridal boutique and a real estate agency will occupy street-level storefronts on Hennepin Avenue, while plans call for converting the upper floors to housing.
Essar Steel Minnesota, which recently landed $450 million in financing to support its planned Iron Range facility, denied media reports that it is for sale.
Claude Jordan exits after three years at the helm; company veteran Chris Twomey named interim leader.
Thomas Friedman, a New York Times columnist, said he’s “always looking for Minnesota” in each of the subjects he covers.
The magazine’s latest awards, given by the Society of Professional Journalists, recognize individual issues, stories, design, and more.
Twin Cities co-working organizations are finding ways to move beyond memberships, leveraging their various spaces for private events; Joule, for example, is doubling as an “all-inclusive” wedding venue.