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Kait Ecker

Kait Ecker is a frequent contributor to Twin Cities Business and TCB’s sister publication Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.

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Kait Ecker is a frequent contributor to Twin Cities Business and TCB’s sister publication Mpls.St.Paul Magazine. She previously wrote for Minnesota Monthly and the Minnesota Daily while in school. Kait is a graduate of the University of Minnesota.

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Will Covid-19 Kill Tipping?

Will Covid-19 Kill Tipping?

Tipping is commonplace in restaurants, but over the years it has created a wage disparity between front- and back-of-the-house employees in states like Minnesota that don’t allow tip pooling among
Co-working Isn’t Dead Yet

Co-working Isn’t Dead Yet

Working from home may be losing its appeal after a few months of remote operations, which is something co-working spaces are banking on as the pandemic continues. Many local operations
Legislation Makes PPP Spending More Flexible

Legislation Makes PPP Spending More Flexible

The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act signed into law on June 5 eases some restrictions⁠—like the spending timeline and parameters⁠—but the adjustments don’t relieve the frustrations lenders and borrowers have
Best Buy Unveils Reopening Plans

Best Buy Unveils Reopening Plans

Best Buy Co. Inc. on June 15 will begin allowing customers inside its stores without an appointment. The Richfield-based tech retailer, which closed its stores to customers in March, will continue
3M Taps GE Exec as CFO

3M Taps GE Exec as CFO

Monish Patolawala has been named 3M’s new senior vice president and CFO to replace Nick Gangestad, a 35-year 3M veteran who plans to retire. Patolawala will take over July 1,