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Minnesota’s health insurance exchange failed to properly authorize over $925,000 in marketing work and didn’t update its contract with its vendor to cover it until after the job was done, Legislative Auditor James Nobles reported Tuesday.
In the past, brick and mortar stores like Target and Wal-Mart have chased Amazon.com’s low pricing. But according to Wells Fargo study, that changed in the last six months. University of St. Thomas Marketing Instructor Jon Seltzer says all three are stepping up, but in different ways.
Minnesota veterans are learning about owning and running their own businesses. The Association of the United States Army and U.S. Bank got together Wednesday to present a free symposium for veterans.
Minnesota’s health insurance exchange has named two firms to run its marketing for the next two years. MNsure said Friday that Grassroots Solutions and Clarity Coverdale Fury will handle the work, with a new marketing campaign to launch this fall.
More and more stores are announcing that they’ll be open on Thanksgiving, and some will even be opening earlier. It’s a phenomena some call the “Thanksgiving creep.” On Monday, Target announced they would open on 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving – an hour earlier than last year. Another hometown company, Best Buy, will open even earlier, at 6 p.m.
I laughed at the use of “possibly” and “try.” “My goal is to possibly try to get hired at a studio or a video production house,” Carolyn Draayer said. It was a preposterous statement, as the Gustavus junior’s knack for video production should inevitably have studios hustling to try and get her on board.
The leaders of MNsure unveiled a new marketing campaign featuring two Minnesota icons that will run for the next month. The campaign features folk hero Paul Bunyan and his faithful companion Babe in a series of unfortunate mishaps along with a twist on familiar slogan, “Minnesota: Land of 10,000 reasons to get health insurance.”
Victoria Secret has a new product that is likely not going to go over well with parents.
The wife of Mark Stoneberg, who has been missing off the coach of Puerto Vallarta since Tuesday when he went body surfing, says there’s renewed hope in the search.
If many of your co-workers seemed a little less productive today you might chalk it up to online shopping. Monday is affectionately known as Cyber Monday – when retailers put deals online that are simply too good to pass up.
For two decades, Stan Genedek has made buildings crumble across Minnesota. The man behind Mendota Heights-based Genedek Landscaping and Excavation is used to receiving job requests and questions from advice-seekers around the state every day.
Kids love sugary drinks, but an eye-opening new report, just released Monday morning, has some disturbing findings.
Target Corp.’s head of marketing is leaving the company, the retailer announced Monday.
An all-out marketing blitz online, in magazines and in the blogosphere had shoppers ready for the debut of the very high-end Missoni line at Target stores.