The $1 million project, set to be completed by next spring, is transforming an existing exhibit space into a section that will feature close encounters with crocodiles, piranhas, cockroaches, snakes, and more.
Powered by hologram software from California-based company VNTANA, the “industry-first” Ellie the Elf is a 3D-animated chatbot stationed at the mall’s Holiday Cottage on North, where it offers gift recommendations, directions, and more.
The 23,000 square-foot facility will be interactive and feature exhibits of marine animals, birds and reptiles from around the world. The project is expected to create 75 jobs.
Two sharks jumped on Prank-O’s pitch, but only one landed a deal. (Hint: The chosen shark also owns the Dallas Mavericks.)
The partnership, which involves the renaming of the program to Metro Target Retail Accelerator, aims to enhance the accelerator program’s reach.
Each company is claiming rights to their own sweater: Ragstock will sell the seasonal red sweater, while First Avenue will sell a black version.
Uptown business owners blame torn up sidewalks and reduced parking for lost revenues.
Ten event veterans share tips for planning a business meeting, conference, or celebration.
The 12,000-square-foot “Skate the Star” rink will be built around the entrance’s star sculpture. Rink use will be free, while a skate rental fee will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities.
Holiday sales are expected to surpass $1.1 trillion, Deloitte says. But Minneapolis-St.Paul area shoppers are more frugal than most and likely to spend as much on experiences as gifts this year.
From the founder of Able Brewing, a new hyper local digital platform designed to assist anglers.
The startup’s Minnesota-inspired gift boxes are gaining traction with big corporations
While the short answer is no, the reason why is more complicated and dependent on a vehicle or appliance seller's interest in letting the Minnesota State Fair’s organizers take a cut of the sale.
One family business is responsible for virtually every cold refreshment consumed at the fair.
Malls in Rochester, St. Cloud and Mankato were also sold.
Using the Nasdaq ceremony as a platform, the growing Minneapolis-based mattress company announced on Monday an effort to improve the sleep of one million youth by 2025.
The big-box retailer’s digital sales were up 41 percent in its second quarter.
Who will crack the top 10 grossing food vendors this year? History says big buzz does not equal big bucks.
The road to becoming one of four new vendors at the 2018 Great Minnesota Get-Together isn’t easy, even if you’re Norway’s “Waffle Queen.”
Foodsby, a company that coordinates deliveries to employees of 100-or-more-person office buildings, is well on its way to hitting the $13.75 million goal set in its Series B round.
The restaurant of the ’90s works to keep its relevance.
Duluth’s Miller Hill Mall is losing two of its three department stores, and the last is endangered. How will it stay afloat?
Best Buy’s acquisition of GreatCall, which sells products helping connect elder consumers with health and emergency response services, supports Best Buy’s need-focused growth plan.
Once Citcon’s system is implemented in parts of the mall, shoppers from China will be able to pay with Alipay and WeChat Pay—two digital payment solutions that are popular overseas.
The young New York-based mattress company shook up the industry with its online-order-shipped-to-your-door business model but it will enter a new era with brick-and-mortar growth.
Ian and Mary Scherber currently works with about 20 local artists at Flagship, their local-focused retail shop in Duluth.
The agreement aims to enhance growth, efficiency and productivity of both brands. A potential side effect: the sale of Supervalu retail assets including Cub Foods.
Three proposals would build or renovate 529 guest rooms around Mayo Clinic.
Minneapolis retailer offered deals to compete directly with Amazon’s Prime Day
A remodeled store and wholesaling are in the works for the North Loop menswear retailer.