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Cargill Names MacLennan As Its CEO

Cargill’s board has named President and Chief Operating Officer David W. MacLennan as its next CEO as part of its succession plans. MacLennan will take over the post from the 62-year-old Greg Page, who will serve as executive chairman of the agribusiness company.

09/11/2013

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State, Federal Proposals Seek To Add Tax To Online Sales

Consumers may not like it, but a lot of small businesses say it will help them survive. We’re talking about state sales tax being applied to online purchases.

04/24/2013

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Techne Names Charles Kummeth As Its CEO

Techne, a maker of medical testing and diagnostic products, has named Charles Kummeth as its CEO.

03/18/2013

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What Kids Really Want For Christmas? Just The Box

It’s happened to most parents — give your children a new toy and all they want to do is play with the box.

11/29/2012

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Pawlenty Resigns From Romney Campaign To Lobby

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is resigning as a national co-chairman of Republican Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to lobby for the financial services industry.

09/20/2012

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Best Buy Hires Hubert Joly As New CEO

Shockwaves first hit at Carlson headquarters in Minnetonka on Friday. That’s when Carlson’s former CEO, Hubert Joly, tendered his resignation.

08/20/2012

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Carlson Travel And Hospitality Names New CEO

Global hospitality and travel company Carlson on Sunday named Trudy Rautio as its new president and CEO. She’s the fifth CEO in the 74-year history of the family-owned company.

08/20/2012

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Crystal Sugar CEO Will Not Attend Union Meeting

American Crystal Sugar Co. officials say the company’s chief executive officer will not be attending a proposed meeting with locked-out union workers.

08/09/2012

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Best Buy Founder Offers To Buy Company, Take It Private

Best Buy’s founder said Monday that he wants to take the electronics retailer private by buying up all of its shares he doesn’t already own in a deal that values the company at as much as $8.84 billion.

08/06/2012

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Supervalu Fires CEO Herkert, Names Sales To Post

Supervalu is ousting CEO Craig Herkert as the grocery chain looks to right its business following disappointing quarterly results and plans to possibly put itself up for sale.

07/30/2012

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New Yahoo CEO Grew Up In Wisconsin

Yahoo has tapped another Wisconsin native to lead the Internet company. Thirty-seven-year-old Marissa Mayer was an executive at Google before she accepted the challenge of trying to turn Yahoo around.

07/17/2012

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Best Buy Committed To Change, CEO Says

Best Buy’s interim CEO said Thursday that the electronics seller is operating below its full potential but is committed to changing in fundamental ways.

06/21/2012

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Will Former Founder Schulze Take Best Buy Private?

Now that he’s resigned from the board, there’s speculation that Richard Schulze may try to take Best Buy private.

06/07/2012

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Best Buy Founder Resigns As Director, Effective Immediately

The founder and outgoing chairman of Best Buy announced his resignation from the board Thursday and said that he may sell off his 20.1 percent stake in the beleaguered electronics retailer.

06/07/2012

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Best Buy Founder Steps Down After CEO Probe

Best Buy founder Richard Schulze has announced he is stepping down. An internal investigation has confirmed a relationship between former CEO Brian Dunn and a female employee.

05/14/2012

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