Despite escalating costs for all concerned, American Crystal Sugar is operating without 1,300 unionized factory workers locked out six months ago. Upping the ante, the union threatens to pull support for the Farm Bill, which
Kenneth Burdick will take the helm in mid-February; he most recently served as senior vice president of Coventry Health Care and CEO of its Medicaid and behavioral health businesses; but Burdick reportedly spent 14 years
Twin Cities Business' Quarterly Economic Indicator survey found that, compared to the previous quarter, more Minnesota businesses expect to hire, invest in infrastructure, and raise prices during the first quarter of 2012.
A couple of months after a contentious proxy fight resulted in an activist investor winning three spots on Regis' board, the company has terminated the employment of its chief operations officer for undisclosed reasons.
Minnetonka resident Steven Carver, who was a real estate broker and operated Carver & Associates Real Estate in Maple Grove, allegedly orchestrated a kickback scheme through which lenders lost $3.3 million and that resulted in
Pearce, who was set to take the reins in February following the planned departure of Paul D. Finkelstein, has elected to leave the company instead; separately, Regis laid off 110 employees at its corporate office
Three Minnesota companies-General Mills, Allianz Life, and the Mayo Clinic-made Fortune's list of the "100 best companies to work for"; but Mayo-with 1,600 job openings-is also on the magazine's short list of companies hiring in
The external review of the Academic Health Center, which will be led by Dr. Ken Kaushansky of Stony Brook University, comes on the heels of an internal review-which many in the university community found to
After seeing soft holiday sales in December, the retail giant saw a significant jump in same-store sales last month-double the increase that analysts expected and on the high end of the company's own expectations.
A new agreement reportedly calls for medical device companies to pay $595 million in fees over five years, and for the FDA to add more than 200 people to its approval processes-which industry representatives have
Northwestern Mutual's Twin Cities offices expect to hire 94 financial representatives and 206 interns in 2012; Northwestern Mutual says that 45 percent of its senior field managers began their careers with the company as interns.
Fairweather, Ltd., International Clothiers, and Les Ailes will stop using the Target name and branding elements by January 31, 2013-right around the time when Minneapolis-based Target plans to begin opening stores in Canada.
Golden Valley-based General Mills has partnered with video game company Atari to introduce cereal boxes that feature classic Atari games from the 1980s; the limited-edition line is available exclusively at Target stores.
Ritchie Capital Management filed a civil racketeering suit against Petters' executives and in-house counsel, as well as Fredrikson & Byron, which reportedly performed legal work for Petters' businesses.