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Former Rainbow site in south Minneapolis to be redeveloped

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One or multiple tenants could soon occupy the empty Rainbow Foods store in the Longfellow neighborhood.

Companies turn to 'reverse mentoring' to tap millennials' knowledge

"One senior leader said, 'That's so simple. Why aren't we doing this?' "Amanda Daeges, an attorney at U.S. Bank in Minneapolis, recalling her presentation to senior executives.

Programs help meet business goals and keep employees.

Builder to replace substandard lumber in Twin Cities apartment projects

Framing was lifted last week to the top level of Hello Apartments, a project under dispute in Golden Valley.

Union prevails in dispute over extensive use of framing wood suspected of being below code.

Buffalo Wild Wings stock rises with new stakeholder disclosure

Marcato Capital says it wants a say in the company's strategy to boost its slumping shares.

With Paris-based Sodexo's pledge, move to cage-free eggs goes global

Solve wins Ad Age's Midwest Small Agency of the Year Award

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The Minneapolis agency was recognized by Advertising Age.

Fox News ousts 2 more executives

Four days after the ouster of Roger Ailes as Fox News chief, two more executives at the network have been laid off.


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Solve wins Ad Age's Midwest Small Agency of the Year Award

The Minneapolis agency was recognized by Advertising Age.

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Former Rainbow site in south Minneapolis to be redeveloped

One or multiple tenants could soon occupy the empty Rainbow Foods store in the Longfellow neighborhood.


The death of a king may create strife in fractured Thailand

As the king's death nears, society is deeply divided.


Wagner SprayTech Corp. to expand in Plymouth

The $8.4 million addition will get some help from state of Minnesota.


Keeping pace with ever-changing language

Changes in language rules, both big and small, are perplexing. “Hey, Doc. Why so blue? It’s a gorgeous spring day.” I lift my fingers from…


Starbucks shuffles management; new role for Americas head

Starbucks is shuffling its management, including a new role for the executive who headed its flagship Americas unit for eight years.


How to win the global manufacturing race

You may not be able to hear it, feel it or smell it, but manufacturing has changed — the mood has swung. After a long…


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Mergers-and-acquisitions business slowed in 1st half of '16

It's a trend locally and nationally, but analysts aren't worried after two "really good years."


Duane Rouse grew ABRA fast through acquisitions

Duane Rouse has been a road warrior in the merger-and-acquisition wave of the past several years. Rouse, 55, is CEO of Brooklyn Park-based ABRA Auto…


Google, Facebook and Apple draw hordes of tech tourists

– Move over, Alcatraz; clear some way, cable cars; and back off, Mickey: Silicon Valley is giving San Francisco and other Golden…


Rumors of the period's death have been greatly exaggerated

"Say it ain't so, Joe," read the headline in the Chicago Daily News referring to Shoeless Joe Jackson's alleged involvement in the 1919 World Series…