8 Women To Be Honored In Minn. Women Business Owners Hall Of FameIt's the most prestigious awards recognition for Minnesota's female entrepreneurs – the Minnesota Women Business Owners Hall of Fame.
Target To Shutter Last Of Canadian Stores By April 12Target will close the last of its 133 Canadian stores by April 12, a little more than two years after the U.S. retailer crossed the border on its first international expansion.
Mpls. Mayor Asks Fire Dept. To Cancel Indiana Travel PlansThe Minneapolis Fire Department has canceled their plans to travel to Indiana for a conference at the request of Mayor Betsy Hodges. Minneapolis' mayor asked the fire department to not attend the conference as a response to Indiana's recent adoption of the religious freedom restoration act.
Small Downtown Business Braces For Impact Following Target LayoffsThe massive layoffs at Target headquarters will be felt throughout downtown Minneapolis after 1,700 people lost their jobs on Tuesday.
With Target Layoffs Looming, Psychologist Offers AdviceOn 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.
Furniture Megastore Opens Saturday In Little CanadaThe Dock 86 store in Little Canada will soon be joined by HOM Furniture and Gabberts in the space that used to serve as the warehouse for Dock 86. All three stores will be attached, and they will open at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
Little O's, Yellow Box: A Look Back At 74 Years Of Cheerios At General MillsGeneral Mills launched the cheerios brand back in 1941 as Cheeri Oats. The name was changed a few years later to what it is today, Cheerios. Seventy four years later, it is still the bestselling brand of ready-to-eat cereal on American breakfast tables.
Twin Cities Rents Drop Amid Nationwide SpikeRent prices around the country are spiking, but renters in the Twin Cities saw a slight drop last month, according to a new report by the real estate website Zillow.
Sen. Franken Introduces Bill Mandating Paid Sick Leave For All WorkersA new proposal from Sen. Al Franken would allow all workers to earn sick time if they or a family member are under the weather. Sen. Franken says 43 million workers don’t have paid sick days, and many are forced to come to work when they don’t feel well.
Study: Composting In Minnesota Good For Economy, EnvironmentComposting has become more than just a growing trend, it's generating millions of dollars for Minnesota's economy. The Minnesota Composting Council recently did the first-ever statewide study of the Minnesota composting industry.
3M Tops Net Income Rises 7 Percent As Sales Jump Broadly3M Co. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $1.18 billion. The St. Paul, Minnesota-based company said it had profit of $1.81 per share.
Post Holdings To Pay $1.15B For Malt-O-Meal Cereal MakerPost Holdings will spend $1.15 billion to bulk up its presence in the market for bagged and hot cereals by buying the privately held MOM Brands Co., maker of Malt-O-Meal cereals. Post said Monday it will pay $1.05 billion in cash and give MOM Brands owners nearly 2.5 million shares of stock for the acquisition, which is expected to be completed in the third quarter.
Best Buy Reports Surprise Sales Gain In 3QBest Buy says its revenue edged up in the third quarter, a positive sign for the electronics retailer as the holiday season kicks off.
Target Rebounds In 3Q On Solid Sales Target reported a 3.1 percent gain in third-quarter profits to beat Wall Street expectations as its U.S. business rebounded from a massive data breach that occurred just before Christmas last year.
Minnesota 9th Among Best Business StatesForbes magazine's latest rankings of business-friendly states list Minnesota as ninth overall. Forbes rates the states on 36 factors, including labor supply, economic climate and business costs.