On the heels of Target’s announcement to cut thousands of workers over the next two years, Governor Mark Dayton met with Target’s top executive on Monday. Allina Psychologist Lauren Fogel said there are things employees can do when fearing a layoff.
As Minnesota’s governor meets with Target’s top executive, other companies are taking aim at its nervous employees.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s received assurances from Target Corp.’s chief executive that the company will keep a robust corporate presence in Minnesota.
President Barack Obama announced Monday that Minneapolis is among the first of 20 regions about to get a major infusion of money and training for tech jobs.
A local brewery had to shut down its website after a hacker claiming to be with ISIS took over the page.
Dairy Queen plans to give away small ice cream cones later this month to celebrate the restaurant chain’s 75th anniversary.
Last week, the news broke that Target Corp. plans to lay off several thousand employees at its Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park corporate headquarters.
On Friday, Wisconsin became the 25th state to pass a right-to-work bill. Lawmakers in the state assembly fiercely debated the bill for more than 20 hours into the early morning. The bill finally passed around 9 a.m.
Minnesota turkey farmers are boosting protective measures after a lethal strain of bird flu wiped out 15,000 birds in about a week. The H5N2 strain of avian influenza devastated a flock of turkeys at an unidentified Pope County farm. Officials say it’s unlikely to infect humans.
Post-it notes maker 3M Co. says it will refuse to buy any materials from suppliers that come from threatened forests as part of an agreement with a longtime environmental critic. The policy changes announced Thursday would require suppliers of Twin Cities-based 3M to report original sources of materials.
The company that owns the Mall of America may be one-upping itself with an even larger mall and entertainment complex in Miami. According to a report from CBS Miami, Triple Five is pursuing plans to build American Dream Miami, which would cover 200 acres.
In the tiny agricultural town of Pierz, they rely on their butcher shops. Many have come and gone, but one stands the test of time. Thielen Meats, voted Best of Minnesota, has been in the family for four generations.
African Americans are not experiencing the same economic recovery compared to others in the country, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute and the Center for Popular Democracy. Some organizations say Minnesota is experiencing a crisis level of inequality with wages and jobs.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has spoken by phone with Target Corp.’ chief executive Brian Cornell ahead of an in-person meeting about big job cuts coming to the retailer’s Minneapolis headquarters.
Target stock closed down slightly a day after the company announced several thousand employees at its Minneapolis headquarters would be losing their jobs. It’s part of a restructuring plan that the CEO is promising will change how you shop at their stores.
A report to be released on Thursday aims to highlight employment disparities in Minnesota. The groups Neighborhoods Organizing for Change, the Center for Popular Democracy, and the Economic Policy Institute say they plan to hold a rally.
Top Minnesota leaders declined Wednesday to shy from pension-fund investments in Israeli bonds despite persistent and passionate appeals from a group that argues the state is improperly taking sides in the Israeli-Palestinian dispute.
Gov. Mark Dayton is seeking a meeting “as soon as possible” with Target Corp.’s chief executive about the significant layoff affecting employees at the company’s Minnesota headquarters. Dayton told reporters Wednesday that he did not get advance warning as is customary with major jobs announcements of state-based corporations.
But while you’re stocking up on spring items, one company is encouraging you to give back while shopping. Many people know what Small Business Saturday is; well this business is sort of an extension of that.
A Minnesota Republican lawmaker is getting in the middle of Wisconsin’s “right-to-work” debate. Republican Gov. Scott Walker says he’ll sign the bill when it reaches his desk, which would make union membership voluntary.
Minnesota legislators want to set up an online service to link young businesses with capital. MNvest would work like the crowdfunding website Kickstarter. But instead of getting a CD or T-shirt for donating to a project, investors would own a piece of the company they support.
Administrators and faculty at the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities say they’ve reached an agreement over a proposed system revamp.
Target Corp. is planning to cut several thousand jobs over the next two years to save nearly $2 billion from its budget. Target plans to make those cuts through corporate restructuring and other improvements.
There will soon be a fourth location for Spyhouse Coffee fans to get their java. The coffee shop announced via Instagram that they had found a new location in the North Loop.
Best Buy Co. (BBY) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $519 million. On a per-share basis, the Richfield, Minnesota-based company said it had net income of $1.46. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.48 per share.
Crews are breaking ground on the Mall of America expansion on March 18, 2014. Here are some renderings of what you can expect to see there soon.
Following months of anticipation, Target and Neiman Marcus unveiled their unprecedented holiday collection. The collection, which features 24 of America’s preeminent designers — all members of the Council of Fashion Designers of America — will be available Dec. 1 at all Target and Neiman Marcus stores, as well as online at Target.com and NeimanMarcus.com.
WCCO’s Esme Murphy went shopping at five popular stores for the same five makeup products and found price differences as great as 50 percent. See the price changes for yourself!
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