With incredible fanfare, the NHL team debuted in 2000 and made the playoffs three times in its first seven seasons. Then came an ownership change and three years of lackluster performance—a trend that lead investor
The holiday season is coming faster than you think. This year, fully embrace your brand when picking gifts for your employees and colleagues. We’ve chatted with a few local retailers and execs for their best
Minnesota's manufacturers are having a difficult time finding qualified workers to fill open positions; meanwhile, there has been an uptick in demand for IT workers in Minnesota and across the country, according to several recent
Minneapolis officials, who have mostly remained on the sidelines since the Vikings announced their support for an Arden Hills plan, are now re-entering stadium talks; part of the mayor's plan involves an increased sales tax.
Miromatrix Medical, Inc.-which is about to move to a laboratory in Glencoe-and Atlanta-based RedPrairie Corporation separately announced last week that the former governor has joined their boards of directors.
Despite a recent report from the Metropolitan Council that described the proposed timeline as "aggressive" and "unrealistic," Mortenson said it has "complete confidence" that the proposed Vikings stadium in Arden Hills can be built by
Shareholders of the local hair-care company voted to elect all three of the individuals nominated by Starboard Value LP, a hedge fund that has been involved in a contentious proxy battle with Regis and called
Shortly after Chief Marketing Officer Michael Francis and Target.com President Steve Eastman resigned their positions, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Doug Scovanner said he'll retire in March.
CEO Omar Ishrak told Reuters that Medtronic executives have explored whether the company's different businesses can perform better on their own; but the spine unit benefits from other Medtronic businesses, like one that makes surgical
Richard Davis told local business leaders at the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting that while an economic recovery may take time, businesses should be focusing on and investing in their own operations.
With the holiday shopping season right around the corner, Target reported that its year-over-year, same-store sales growth in October was almost double that experienced between October 2009 and 2010; still, the results fell short of
A new proposal-called "The Corridor" by its authors-calls for building a new Vikings stadium at the Farmers Market site, redeveloping the Metrodome site as a "medical campus," and establishing a new governing body to oversee
A London court found that 3M breached an agreement to actively market a product called BacLite and ordered it to pay $1.3 million in damages; 3M, meanwhile, is touting the outcome as a victory, pointing
The Richfield electronics retailer announced that it'll open at midnight on Black Friday-like Target and many other retailers-but CEO Brian Dunn said he was not happy about the race to unlock doors early because it
A Ramsey County district court judge reportedly called MPR's lawsuit "premature"; MPR wanted the Met Council to use a steel-springs system in order to reduce vibrations in front of MPR's broadcast facility, but the less
A jury awarded the compensatory damages-$100,000 in lost earnings and $900,000 in damage to reputation-to a holistic healer in Hudson, Wisconsin, who sued KSTP after a 2009 story about the treatment that she provided to
James Fry and Michelle Palm-two local hedge fund managers who already faced criminal charges related to their alleged involvement in Tom Petters' multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme-now face charges in a civil complaint filed by federal regulators.
Minority businesses that have more than $1 million in revenue will be eligible for assistance at the new Minority Business Development Agency, which aims to help such companies secure more than $21 million in annual
With Black Friday quickly approaching, and retail Web sites expected to be a key component in driving holiday sales, the company says it has a team working to ensure that its site is operating efficiently
The company announced that next year, it will double the number of current and former military members it hires-which totaled about 200 this year as of October-and will offer two weeks of paid leave each
Plymouth-based BioAmber, Inc., on Monday filed for an initial public offering; meanwhile, Bluestem Brands, which in April filed for an initial public offering, could reportedly go public as early as this week.
The clothing retailer, which reported a net loss in four of the last five quarters, plans to close 100 stores, make significant cuts to its work force, and restructure some of its existing operations by
This year, Mall of America visitors can donate to local nonprofits using laptops-and those who do will receive discounts at stores and restaurants throughout the mega mall; numerous prizes will also be awarded to various
CEO Randy Sampson, who previously warned that the state government shutdown would negatively impact Canterbury's third-quarter results, said Friday that "the pre-tax loss of nearly $300,000 was the worst third quarter for Canterbury since our
A study commissioned by Ameriprise Financial found that Twin Cities residents are less ready for retirement this year than they were a year ago, probably due to rapidly declining home prices, tornados, and the Minnesota
The Chanhassen-based fitness club operator did not disclose the terms of the deal, under which it will buy a total of nine clubs in Indiana, North Carolina, and Ohio from Florida-based Lifestyle Family Fitness.
The total funds raised during the third annual event surpassed last year's donations but were shy of the money raised in 2009; the event set a new record, however, for the number of participating donors
The purchase of France-based Goupil Industrie marks Polaris' third recent investment in electric vehicles; this year, it also bought electric-vehicle maker Global Electric Motorcars and purchased a minority stake in Brammo, which makes electric motorcycles.