In two national reports, Verizon Wireless was selected as the top provider in Minnesota for its reliability; speed; and data, call, and text performance.
Following a recent trend of trucks opening brick-and-mortar locations, Hot Indian Foods is bringing an extended menu to its Midtown Global Market counter.
The cable and Internet provider said the grant money will go to non-profit groups in the Twin Cities to increase access to technology and assist digital literacy training in low-income areas.
Minneapolis-based Thiele Technologies recently acquired a Netherlands-based manufacturer for an undisclosed amount to expand its global presence.
Robert Walker’s investment fraud case continues as a 12-person jury met on Monday to deliberate over his 17 criminal counts of fraud, conspiracy, tax evasion, and witness tampering.
The Hastings-based fitness franchise announced Monday that an affiliate of Atlanta-based Roark Capital Group has made an equity investment in the company to “accelerate [its] U.S. and global expansion.”
Dublin-based convenience foods manufacturer Greencore Group recently acquired Shakopee-based Lettieri’s, LLC, to bolster its “food-to-go” business.
The Minnesotans who made last year’s list also appeared this year, although their rankings and net worth have changed.
The company, which develops products to treat urologic conditions, said that it will use the money to seek FDA approval for one of its treatments, to introduce that treatment to the European market, and to conduct cancer research.
Minneapolis-based general contractor RJM Construction will renovate office space at Fifth Street Towers for law firm Moss & Barnett’s relocation.
Ted Johnson, chief marketing officer for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx professional basketball teams, appeared on a recent list of the world’s top chief marketing officers on Twitter.
Hailing from Minneapolis, the hot dog-hawking food truck Natedogs made Thrillist’s list of the nation’s food trucks with the tastiest food and the most innovative chefs.
The Minneapolis-based marketing firm recently purchased a Connecticut-based marketing firm that serves clients in the senior living and continuing-care retirement services sectors.
Analysts reportedly anticipate a decline in fourth-quarter sales from the Minneapolis-based retailer, due to its recent security breach, disappointing performance in Canada, and overall current weakness of the retail industry.
Bogobrush looks to reboot momentum after keeping customers waiting, waiting and waiting.
Data from cards stolen during the Minneapolis-based retailer’s data breach are dropping in value due to a falling “valid rate.”
St. Paul-based Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc., recently announced plans to merge with a Rochester-based firm, a move that will expand its geographical reach.
Minnesota ranked 10th on a recent list of states with the most LEED-certified construction projects per capita in 2013.
More than 4,700 Minnesotans earned at least $1 million in 2011, up from 2010, according to a recently released list based on Internal Revenue Service data.
David Lilly, former president of The Toro Company, died February 12 and Horst Rechelbacher, who founded Aveda Corporation, died February 15.
The solar and wind energy company closed the deal earlier this month and said that the acquisition will add $700,000 to $1 million to its annual revenue.
The home and garden retailer is hiring a total of 80,000 employees at stores throughout the United States for its spring season.
Hackers reportedly gained access to Target’s network by using a refrigeration contractor’s credentials to send a “malware-laced email,” according to media reports.
The development company’s purchase of four blocks will allow it to move forward with the planned $400 million Downtown East redevelopment project.
The clothing retailer is giving one of its current headquarters buildings to the university after it moves to its new downtown Duluth location.
The flour-milling business merger between Cargill, CHS, and ConAgra Foods is now expected to close in the second quarter of this year rather than late last year. Meanwhile, CHS is returning about $433 million to its owners.
Link Snacks is adding 20,000 square feet to its Minneapolis office as well as 20 sales, human resources, and IT positions to manage growing demand for its Jack Link’s brand beef jerky products.
Target, Wells Fargo, and HCMC took the top three spots on the Minneapolis Downtown Council’s list of the 15 largest employers in the city’s core.
Hoping to fill the space above a parking ramp near the new Vikings stadium, Ryan Companies pitched a $104 million, 28-story apartment tower with commercial space and Mortenson Development proposed a $63 million, 300-room hotel.
Best Buy, Allianz, and Smiths Medical ranked among 125 companies that excel in “harnessing human capital,” according to Training magazine.
Munich Re recently opened a new regional office in Minnetonka to provide insurance underwriting, actuarial, and executive management services.
The Fort Worth, Texas-based electronics retailer is reportedly closing 500 locations nationwide within the coming months in an effort to restructure its business.
Minnesota’s economic development agency has awarded a grant to Anoka-Ramsey Community College to provide an Elk River-based company’s employees with job skills training.
Minneapolis-based filmmaker Keri Pickett’s documentary has drawn national attention, been screened at numerous film festivals, and is now available to stream through Netflix.
After closing 37 branches in Illinois and Indiana, as well as one downtown Minneapolis branch, the Wayzata-based bank is reportedly closing eight branches at Cub Foods grocery stores in Minnesota.
Hormel Foods, General Mills, 3M, and Ecolab ranked among 40 public companies that excel in leadership development, according to a recent list published by Chief Executive magazine.
The upscale shopping mall in Edina has plans to open David Yurman, Allen Edmonds, Russell + Hazel, and Lululemon stores this spring, according to Mpls.St.Paul magazine.
Ohio-based women’s apparel retailer Dots, LLC, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and has closed more than 30 underperforming stores, including one in Maplewood.
The Plymouth-based company that advertises primarily at gas stations and convenience stores has completed another in a series of acquisitions that have significantly grown the company.
The company recently announced the launch of a 3D printer that can combine multiple colors and materials in a single prototype.
The regional planning organization recently approved $5.6 million in grants for land and transit development as well as $4 million for the assessment and redevelopment of 13 contaminated sites in the metro area.
The Edina-based fast food chain said Tuesday that it plans to add 118 locations in Taiwan, Vietnam, and Guyana during the next five years.
Minnetonka-based Milestone Systems recently acquired EnterEdge Technology to bolster its tech support and training services.
WinCraft, Inc.—a Winona-based licensed retail and promotional product manufacturer for professional sports leagues—is currently making the official gear for this year’s NFL Super Bowl.
A local marketing consultant’s success illustrates how companies can use LinkedIn as a business-to-business marketing tool.
Minnesota startups encompassing the medical device, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and other life science fields, raised $151 million more in 2013 than last year, according to a recent report.
The Minneapolis-based electricity and natural gas provider has launched an online contest that will award a free energy-use assessment, typically valued at $1,700, to the winning business customer.
Golden Valley-based CyberOptics announced Tuesday that it will acquire the assets of Laser Design, Inc.—a Minneapolis-based 3D laser scanning systems provider—as part of its move into the 3D sensor technology market.
St. Paul’s Seven Corners Hardware was sold to a national real estate developer as a result of rising real estate values in the area and the owner’s interest in other business endeavors.
The advertising agency will select five to eight summer interns from a group of finalists based on their ideas for marketing a futuristic transportation concept.
The Minneapolis-based web development and digital marketing firm said it is now fully operating under an employee stock ownership plan.
BowTech, which is based in Oregon but owned by Minneapolis-based Norwest Equity Partners, recently acquired crossbow manufacturer Excalibur.
St. Paul and Minneapolis recently appeared on national lists by Forbes and Nerd Wallet, which ranked the top U.S. cities where job seekers can find employment.
ThisClicks, a St. Paul-based mobile technology company, announced Wednesday that it will add employees and expand its current software offerings after receiving $4 million in funding from three outside investors.
Minneapolis-based U.S. Bank has reached an agreement to acquire Charter One Bank’s commercial banking operations in Chicago.
The Fridley-based med-tech company announced Monday that it purchased New Jersey-based Tyrx, Inc., which manufactures drug-coated “envelopes” that encase implantable medical devices and are meant to prevent infection.
In two separate transactions, the Minneapolis-based uniform manufacturer and facility services provider sold its operations in Ireland and its direct-sale program business to complete restructuring efforts that it began in 2009.
The Brooklyn Center-based coffeehouse chain officially launched its “Caribou Perks” program on Monday, which offers discounts, free food, and beverages to loyal customers.
Minnesota appeared on a recent Bloomberg list of states with high concentrations of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workers; research and development spending; public technology companies; and patent approvals, among other factors.
Roughly two dozen Minnesota companies—including 3M, Imation, Sleep Number, and Stratasys—will present new technology and products at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Best Buy and Supervalu were ranked among 10 of the “top-performing” Fortune 500 stocks in 2013; meanwhile, C. H. Robinson and Mosaic were among the 15 “worst-performing” stocks this year.
In its second acquisition this month, Shakopee-based Imagine! Print Solutions has purchased another North Carolina-based firm for an undisclosed sum.
Wayzata-based food giant Cargill topped Forbes’ list of the largest private companies in the United States; Carlson, Holiday Companies, Schwan Food, Rosen’s Diversified, M. A. Mortenson, and Andersen were also among the 224 companies that made the cut.
The Fridley-based med-tech company is spending $6 million to expand device manufacturing at two of its facilities in Puerto Rico.
In an effort to create more jobs and encourage the use of clean and efficient energy, a statewide initiative will offer rebates to customers who use solar energy systems.
Milwaukee-based e-commerce and Web services provider looks to add staff as it consolidates its offices into a former Duluth car dealership.
A new course at the University of Minnesota allows students to test their original products and technologies in the commercial market, using local business leaders’ expertise.
An Eden Prairie-based audio-visual provider was acquired for an undisclosed sum, and a Silicon Valley-based communications and networking company announced it will purchase a Minnetonka-based IT services provider for $200 million.
Minnesota ranked third in the nation in a recent United Health Foundation report based on residents’ access to health insurance, low levels of air pollution, and high education levels, among other factors.
The state’s economic development agency will award grants to 16 Minnesota organizations that provide job and skills training for economically disadvantaged or at-risk teenagers and young adults.
Sixteen Minnesota companies received perfect scores and earned the distinction of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality” in a recent report that rates corporate policies and practices relating to LGBT employees.
The Minneapolis co-creators of a Wi-Fi connected barbeque smoker canceled their Kickstarter campaign after deciding “to alter the current course of the Qbox market strategy.”
The Minneapolis-based asset management firm announced plans to hire 11 people away from a San Francisco-based boutique investment firm to bolster its consumer investment banking services.
3M, Ameriprise Financial, Ecolab, and UnitedHealth Group appeared on a recent Bloomberg list of 50 U.S. companies that excel in “civic engagement.”
The Minnesota-based companies appeared on a recent list of top stocks, as selected by a series of successful mutual fund managers and compiled by Fortune magazine.
Minnesota has the fourth-highest level of average student debt, according to a new report that includes data from 1,075 public and private nonprofit four-year colleges and universities nationwide.
The on- and off-road vehicle manufacturer said that its new Polaris Power line is meant to complement its powersports vehicle and product offerings.
The Minneapolis-based distillery announced Monday that it has introduced a sriracha-flavored vodka, which includes its own sriracha recipe, as the 20th variety in its UV Vodka portfolio.
Banks in the Twin Cities struggled with decreasing profitability and a decline in loan growth during the third quarter; meanwhile, banks from throughout the state demonstrated a small improvement in performance.
Amid a growing trend of so-called "co-working" spaces in the local market, Cafe, Inc. has ambitious plans for opening multiple Twin Cities locations and then expanding to other cities.
Black Ridge Oil & Gas plans to purchase oil and gas wells and development acreage in the Williston Basin—which spans eastern Montana, western North Dakota, South Dakota, and southern Saskatchewan, Canada—to increase its production and reserves.
Minneapolis-based Jostens plans to acquire an Austin, Texas-based maker of commemorative products and has named Chuck Mooty as its new CEO, effective in January.
After announcing plans to close locations in Florida, Georgia, Arizona, and California, the retailer said it plans to open four new stores in Florida, California, and New York.
Next year, the statewide, entrepreneurial Minnesota Cup competition will include a “food, agriculture, and beverage” category and a total of $300,000 in prize money.
Although the GiveMN.org website was down Thursday afternoon due to overwhelming traffic, the organization raised $17 million from more than 52,000 donors during its 24-hour fundraiser.
GiveMN.org, the organization behind the 24-hour fundraising event, said a surge in website visitors triggered the technical issues.
Outsell, Quantum Retail Technology, Cardiovascular Systems, and SPS Commerce made Deloitte’s list of the 500 fastest-growing tech companies in North America, based on their revenue growth over a four-year period.
View the acceptance speeches of five members of local business boards who won 2013 Outstanding Directors Awards.
In a deal valued at $775 million, two private equity firms have sold their interests in Northern Tier Energy—which operates a Minnesota refinery, as well as a portfolio of gas stations in Minnesota—to a Texas-based oil refining and distribution company.
At-Scene took first place in a contest during this year’s MobCon event for its iCrime Fighter application, which is meant to aid police departments in gathering evidence.
The Minnesota High Tech Association’s annual Tekne Awards recognized companies and organizations that are developing new technology to improve operations in a variety of industries.
Technology consultancy Magnet 360 opened new offices in Chicago and San Francisco, is expanding its existing Minneapolis and New York offices, and will add staff to assist its growing technology services, sales, and delivery operations.
The Medina-based off-road vehicle manufacturer’s purchase of local software company Primordial, Inc., will reportedly add approximately $2 million in annual revenue.
Goldner Hawn Johnson & Morrison sold men’s footwear brand Allen Edmonds to a California investment firm for approximately $200 million.
Eden Prairie-based Mill End Textiles is closing the doors of its nine Midwest locations by early next year.
Minneapolis-based Jostens has designed championship rings for MLB, NFL, NHL, and NBA teams and most recently designed a 14-karat gold championship ring for the Miami Heat professional basketball team.
Chief Executive magazine presented Chuck Runyon, co-founder and CEO of Hastings-based Anytime Fitness, with the award in its “Leadership” category.
Minnesota companies have increased their use of broadband technology to grow their sales and remain competitive, according to a recent report.
Online staffing resource vBench, which launched Monday, said it is targeting the growing “onshore” labor sourcing movement with its database of strictly U.S.-based contractors and businesses.
Minneapolis’ median home price, cost of living, and the percentage of its population that is over the age of 50 contributed to its appeal to well-off retirees, according to a recent list.
The Mendota Heights-based company’s vacation-booking business will no longer book cruises; the company will instead focus on its packaged air and hotel vacation services.
Minnesota’s tax on warehousing and storage services is exclusive to the state, according to a recent report.
The University of Minnesota, McDonald’s, Great Clips, U.S. Bank, and 3M reportedly sought to fill a total of 3,626 Twin Cities positions last month.
Leaders from Minnesota-based Walden University; RBC Wealth Management; UnitedHealth Group; Robins, Kaplan, Miller, and Ciresi; and Faegre Baker Daniels; appeared on this year’s list for demonstrating “outstanding achievement and leadership.”
After previously donating $27.5 million to Mayo Clinic, W. Hall Wendel, Jr.—retired chairman and CEO of Polaris Industries, Inc.—recently gave another $10 million to expand the clinic’s health center for business executives.
In its second expansion in the past two years, Circle Pines-based Advanced Molding Technologies is adding a 36,000-square-foot facility adjacent to its existing plant to accommodate recent sales and employee growth.
Minneapolis-based Natural Resource Group, Inc., and Granite Falls-based Fagen, Inc., recently expanded in Pennsylvania to participate in the Marcellus region’s active natural gas industry.
The Austin-based company received approximately 132 submissions for its first bacon film festival, 11 of which will reportedly be shown Thursday at the Sunshine Cinema in New York.
The St. Paul-based medical device company recently acquired a developer of miniaturized, “leadless” pacemakers, which will strengthen its position in the multibillion-dollar global pacemaker market, the company said.
Fortune magazine named Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group’s Gail Boudreaux to its list of the most prominent businesswomen in the United States; meanwhile, several leaders of companies with a major Minnesota presence also made the cut.
The Bloomington-based Green Biscuit brand is a finalist in the “Get On The Shelf” contest and is competing for the opportunity to appear on the retailer’s website and in stores.
APAC Customer Services, Inc., a global business process outsourcing provider, will add 230 employees to its service center in Mendota Heights.
Minnetronix, Inc., recently added a third facility at its St. Paul headquarters, bringing its total space there to roughly 120,000 square feet.
Low unemployment and poverty levels contributed to Minnesota’s high median household income, according to a new list.
The Minneapolis-based retailer’s new mobile plan, Brightspot, uses T-Mobile’s network and provides options for prepaid plans.
A recent consumer survey suggests that the Minneapolis-based retailer offers an enjoyable experience, gives back to the community, and has passionate employees.
Minnesota’s economic growth was driven largely by durable goods manufacturing in September; meanwhile, the Midwest region saw economic growth across multiple industries, according to a recent Mid-America Business Conditions Index report.
Twenty-five long-term unemployed Minneapolis residents and veterans are now training for permanent employment through the recently launched Platform to Employment program.
The Maplewood-based company ranked 76th on an international brand consultancy’s list, driven by a 16 percent increase in its “brand value.”
The Golden Valley-based food manufacturer said it plans to introduce new protocols in order to sustainably source 100 percent of its 10 “priority” ingredients by 2020.
Of the 25 largest U.S. metro areas, the Twin Cities experienced one of the largest year-over-year declines in fraud risk among mortgage applications during the most recent quarter.
International hospitality and travel company Carlson appointed interim Chief Financial Officer Brad Hall to the permanent position.
A New Jersey court ruling requires the principal owners of the Vikings to pay a former real estate partner $84.5 million in damages—a decision that the Wilfs are reportedly planning to appeal.
For the ninth consecutive year, the Bloomington-based health care provider’s HMO/PPO plan ranked as the top health plan in Minnesota for clinical performance and member satisfaction, according to a recent study.
Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp executives Pamela Joseph and Leslie Godridge were named to American Banker’s annual list of the most “influential female leaders” in the banking industry.
The bank said the eliminations are due to a decline in mortgage refinancing activity, and it announced plans to cut 1,865 jobs nationwide—332 of which are reportedly in the Twin Cities—in its third wave of job cuts since July.
Pending final approval from the Minneapolis City Council, New York-based architecture firm James Corner Field Operations will redesign the downtown business and retail corridor.
The Golden Valley-based company signed a “memorandum of understanding” with a Saudi Arabia-based construction and contracting firm as the first step in increasing expansion in the Middle East to manufacture, sell, and service its products.
The Richfield-based electronics retailer said it is renaming its “Rewards Zone” program “My Best Buy,” and it will offer customers early access to sales and promotions, extended return periods, and free reward points for “checking in” at stores using a mobile app.
Of the five Minnesotans on this year’s Forbes list of the 400 wealthiest Americans, Whitney MacMillian climbed in this year’s ranking while Barbara Carlson Gage, Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Stanley Hubbard, and Glen Taylor came in below their rankings from last year.
IT industry publication InformationWeek recently released its annual ranking of 250 companies that it deemed best at using information technology, which includes four Minnesota-based businesses.
Winners of the Extreme Redesign contest, which seeks submissions from students around the world, will receive recognition on the 3D printing company’s website and a total of $13,500 in scholarships.
The retail giant recently launched a nationwide challenge for students, innovators, designers, and entrepreneurs to submit ideas that promote a healthy lifestyle and help people with chronic conditions.
St. Paul resident Tracy Sides submitted the winning “Urban Oasis” idea in the Forever St. Paul Challenge contest, and will amass $1 million to implement the concept.
Slalom Consulting, which operates 11 offices nationwide, recently expanded to bring its tech-consulting services to Minneapolis.
Works Computing, an IT data solutions provider based in Bloomington, recently added a new office in Duluth in order to make its services more accessible to North Shore-area clients.
Richfield-based Best Buy said it plans to hire Google sales specialists to serve customers interested in Google technology.
Northern Oil And Polaris are among Fortune magazine’s 100 fastest-growing businesses based on their annual growth rates for revenue and earnings per share, as well as average total return over a three-year period.
The restaurant chain—which recently added locations in Canada, the Middle East, and Puerto Rico—has signed a development agreement with restaurant operator The Bistro Group to open locations in Makati City and the Manila area.
Stream Global Services said it purchased a Tunisia-based tech-support firm to enhance its chat and e-mail service offerings, as well as its presence in the European market.
Inver Grove Heights-based agricultural co-op CHS and North Dakota-based Dakota Plains Cooperative recently announced that they are considering a merger.
Sauk Rapids-based WFSI, Inc., announced plans to use a $200,000 loan to expand its facility, add 32 new employees, and increase its welding and manufacturing capacity.
A mid-life crisis leads to the national spotlight.
The bank said it is scaling back its mortgage services due to higher interest rates, and it announced plans to cut 2,323 jobs nationwide—161 of which are reportedly in Minneapolis.
Since opening in March, the Mayo Clinic Business Accelerator has filled its offices with 16 tenants, including medical startups and venture capitalists.
As part of its “eCity Awards,” Google recognized the local city as having the strongest online business community in Minnesota.
The Golden Valley-based food giant is returning its “Big G Monsters Cereals” exclusively to Target shelves by early September and for a limited time.
Inc. magazine included eight Minnesota-based companies on its recent list of the 500 fastest-growing privately held U.S. companies based on revenue growth over a three-year period.
Insite Software recently named a new CEO and bolstered its leadership staff; recent business growth will allow it to add 50 new employees.
Ecumen and Mojo Minnesota have teamed up to launch an international contest that seeks innovative products and services to benefit the growing aging population.
Minneapolis law firm Gray Plant Mooty created a social media legal guide for businesses through a partnership with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
The identification and credit card printing company said it is moving its corporate offices from Minnetonka to Shakopee to better accommodate business and employee growth.
After a series of recent job expansions, the Eagan-based pharmacy benefit management company said it plans to add 80 employees at a new pharmacy resource center in New Mexico.
The CEO Roundtable—a group of chief executives from Minnesota companies—hired Michael Miller of Miller Ventures, LLC, as its president.
Bike parts wholesaler Quality Bicycle Products plans to expand its business, increase profits, and ship internationally bikes built at its Minnesota warehouse.
Tenacious Holdings/Ergodyne, Colle+McVoy, Haberman, Quality Bicycle Products, and Renter’s Warehouse appear on the magazine’s list of top 100 workplaces.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area ranked 10th on a recent list of “aspirational” cities based on its economic growth, quality of life, and demographic factors.
General Mills’ CEO Ken Powell is one of a tiny number of Fortune 500 CEOs who have spent their entire career at one company.
The combination of Omnicom and Publicis will bring local agencies Martin|Williams, BBDO Proximity, and Fallon under the same corporate umbrella.
Inver Grove Heights-based agricultural co-op CHS has invested in Australia-based grain marketing company Agfarm.
The agriculture equipment manufacturer recently broke ground on a 67,000-square-foot facility in the small Minnesotan town of Norwood Young America and plans to hire 15 new employees.
Eden Prairie-based Intensity Analytics Corporation said it will use the funding to expand its technology, increase staff, and strengthen its position in the cyber security industry.
On Monday, senior executives from LG Electronics USA and Best Buy introduced a new 55-inch high-definition TV to the U.S. market at Best Buy’s store in Richfield.
A group of Minnesotan venture capitalists and fund managers recently suggested that Governor Mark Dayton consider a private equity fund financed by large banking institutions, foundations, and pension funds to aid small startups in the state.
Although Minnesota’s private sector added 2,500 jobs in June, the addition was offset by a 2,100-job loss in government; meanwhile, the state’s unemployment rate reached a post-recessionary low of 5.2 percent.
Wells Fargo, which maintains a large presence in Minnesota, and retail giant Target are among 10 of the most charitable Fortune 500 companies in the United States, according to a recent report.
The company, which is focused on developing a cancer vaccine, has completed its Chapter 11 reorganization and has appointed Carlos Santos as its new CEO.
After purchasing a Porsche dealership in Golden Valley last year, Pohlad-owned Twin Cities Automotive is reaping the benefits of the financially successful brand.
The Hastings-based health club added 260 new locations in 2012, making it the fastest-growing fitness franchise in the world.
Patterson Companies will acquire all outstanding shares of veterinary distributor National Veterinary Services Limited in a $135 million deal.
The Minneapolis-based distillery added an organic gin and an organic cucumber-flavored vodka to its Prairie Organic spirits line.
August Schell Brewing Company and Badger Hill Brewing Company took home medals in four categories from the 2013 U.S. Open Beer Championship.
The Minnesota Orchestra said it will return approximately $960,000 in state grant money while the lockout of its musicians continues.
St. Paul-based investment management firm Mairs & Power appointed two new lead managers for its Growth and Balanced Funds.
Local advertising agency Campbell Mithun appointed former Fallon Chief Marketing Officer Rob Buchner as its CEO, effective July 8.
Health care IT solutions provider Healthland appointed former McKesson Corporation president Chris Bauleke as its new CEO, effective July 8.
Local biotechnology company Rebiotix’s fecal transplant product has been accepted into the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Fast Track program.
The grocery retailer’s new location will serve the Powderhorn, Central, and Bryant neighborhoods.
The Republican Party is looking to local business leaders as candidates for Congressional and statewide political office positions.
Minnesota ranked highly for the well-being of its residents, according to the American Human Development Index.
Twenty-five local, independent businesses are teaming up together to offer discounts and other incentives in July.
Techne has agreed to pay $104 million in cash to acquire Massachusetts-based Bionostics Holdings Limited.
Piper Jaffray said that the acquisition, which is expected to close by the end of September, will complement its existing investment banking services as well as add resources to serve private equity clients.
Tied with California, Minnesota ranked fifth nationwide based on gross domestic product in 2012.
Minneapolis ranked fourth on a recent list that measured the percentage of women-owned businesses in 48 highly populated U.S. cities.
Minneapolis ranked highly on a new list that evaluated 100 U.S. cities’ unemployment rates, median income and age, apartment unit availability, and average rent costs.
Adhesives and sealants producer H.B. Fuller purchased Curitiba, Brazil-based adhesives manufacturer Plexbond Química S/A for an undisclosed sum.
Biomedical engineers at the University of Minnesota have developed new technology that allows people to move a flying robot using brain waves, a technology with potential to help those who have lost certain motor skills.
Still competing with each other for downtown customers, food truck and Minneapolis skyway restaurant owners appear to be making concessions.
CaringBridge CEO and founder Sona Mehring’s new book features first-person accounts from CaringBridge users in addition to the organization's history.
On a list of the largest U.S. metro areas, Minneapolis ranked highly for small-business employee success based on job growth, industry variety, average wages, and other factors.
Medical care provider Mayo Clinic announced plans to expand its sports medicine practice with a 22,000-square-foot center to meet growing demands for its sports-related injury and rehabilitation expertise.
Former real estate agent Robert Leo Rick received a three-year sentence for a scheme that involved 102 residential properties and defrauded mortgage lenders out of at least $7 million.
Mayo Clinic, Medtronic, UnitedHealth Group, General Mills, and Target are on a just-released list of employers said to do the best job promoting healthy work environments and lifestyles.
In an effort to consolidate teleconference services, telecommunications provider AT&T migrated 93 jobs from Birmingham, Alabama to Minneapolis.
Minnesota-based GovDelivery and On-Demand Services Group made a list of the 100 fastest-growing businesses in urban areas nationwide based on annual revenue growth rates over a five-year period.
Three local real estate developers submitted proposals to develop parking facilities near the new Vikings stadium development; stakes are high for Ryan Companies, which must win the contract in order to begin a planned $400 million redevelopment project involving a five-block area surrounding the stadium site.
Retail property management firm DDR, which co-owns Riverdale Village in Coon Rapids and 43 other U.S. shopping centers, said Wednesday it will buy out its joint venture partner in a $1.46 billion deal through which it will acquire 30 of the 44 centers.
Bellisio Foods has agreed to acquire frozen food products manufacturer Overhill Farms, Inc., which provides branded and private-label frozen food products for businesses in the foodservice, retail, and airline industries.
Polaris attributed the decreased price to better manufacturing resources and supply-chain capabilities compared with Indian’s former owner.
Innovative Office Solutions, LLC, and eCapital Advisors, LLC, made the 2013 list of the 50 fastest-growing companies led or owned by women.
Several local companies—including Summit Brewing, Salty Tart, and Andrew Zimmern’s own AZ Canteen—were nominated for awards, which recognized the nation’s best in 20 food-related categories.
Retail giant Target has launched a new website called “Cartwheel,” which allows bargain hunters to interact and shop via Facebook.
Neither of the two local chefs who made it to the finalist stage in the 2013 James Beard Foundation awards program won an award, but four members of the local food industry, including Andrew Zimmern, received media and specialty honors.
The local airport was among 29 U.S. airports that the U.S. Department of Transportation ranked by their percentage of on-time departures in 2012.
London-based building product supplier Tyman PLC has agreed to purchase Truth Hardware, saying it is a good strategic fit with its Amesbury, Massachusetts-based subsidiary Amesbury Group, which manufactures window and door hardware and weather seals.
Golden Valley-based Archiver’s is the second Minnesota scrapbooking company to file for bankruptcy protection within the past few weeks.
Golden Valley-based Steele Fitness and athletic wear maker Under Armour will open a retail store in Edina in May that features co-branded collections and Under Armour athletic apparel.
Through a partnership with "Wired" magazine, Minneapolis-based Target Corporation has placed kiosks at its stores that offer "Wired" editors’ picks for music products, tablet and photography accessories, and personal fitness gadgets, among others.
Just three weeks after announcing her campaign for political office, Sona Mehring, CEO of nonprofit CaringBridge, said she has left the race and will remain at the organization that she founded.
Ernst & Young, LLP, announced the competition’s finalists for the Upper Midwest region, 20 of whom are leaders of Minnesota-based companies.
Travel to and from the Duluth International Airport increased in the first quarter after a new terminal opened in January.
The transaction, which closed Thursday, follows a string of recent acquisitions that have bolstered Marco’s data and printing services.
The acquisition, which is expected to close in the second half of this year, will enhance Piper Jaffray’s municipal and public financial services.
Local organizations collectively doled out more than $190,000 for air quality, waste, and other environmental violations during the first quarter of 2013.
The local airport was among just 15 U.S. airports to make the list, which was compiled by airline and airport review organization Skytrax.
"Corporate Responsibility" magazine named Hormel, General Mills, 3M, Mosaic, and Target to its 2013 list.
Burnsville-based Rixmann Companies has debuted a new retail store called PA Exchange, which specializes in new and second-hand goods.
The Brewers Association recognized three Minnesota breweries in its list of the top 50 U.S. brewing companies based on 2012 beer sales volume.
The ad agency will select its summer interns from a group of 13 finalists based on their ideas to revive the well-known brand.
A Gallup poll found that 80 percent of adults living in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area feel safe walking alone at night; by contrast, 72 percent of residents in all 50 of the major metro areas studied reported feeling secure while taking a late night stroll.
The county hospital said that a reevaluation of its business plan, the projected growth in patient numbers, and the needs of the western suburbs were factors in its decision not to proceed with previously announced plans for the facility.
The company’s new “Bug Out Bag” is a military-style backpack meant to hold a variety of essential items that are also making their debut.
Earlier this year, Hennepin County, the Metropolitan Council, and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development awarded environmental cleanup grants that together total nearly $2 million.
Smits succeeds former CFO Sergio Rial—who resigned from his post in late November in order to return to his native Brazil for unspecified personal reasons.