November 2010 More Back issues

Cover Story

Winged Victory

Sally Smith has taken Buffalo Wild Wings from fly-by-the-seat-of-the-pants start-up to 683 restaurants and a market value of $897 million. Now, how to keep the company soaring?

Featured Stories

Words On The Street

The founders of Element Six Media want to change the way marketing is done. Heck, they want to change the world.


A Tale of the Wing

What the “boneless chicken wing” teaches about commodity prices in the restaurant business.

More Stories

Angling for Eyeballs

LumiData’s sales analysis software helps suppliers convince big retailers to keep carrying their products.

Cargill Connections

The Biobusiness Alliance of Minnesota has traced the growth of a “family tree” of start-ups that have Cargill connections.

MinnPost and MPR

MinnPost is doing an analog version of what the algorithms in e-commerce sites do: “If you liked X, then you might also like Y.”

What’s Your Story?

Storyworks Media uses video vignettes to explain—and sell—complex health care benefits and financial products to millions of consumers.