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Hack your car? Minnesota-based entrepreneurs have a tool for you

“It lets you tinker with your car in a way that nothing has before. It’s really exciting.”
Josh Mickolio, product manager at Digi-Key Corp., on the Macchina M2, pictured above

Its roots are in a '97 Ford, but the M2 device is clearly aimed at the future.

Does your company have a healthy culture, or just 'bumper-sticker' values?

Both Uber and Wells Fargo have strong values on paper, but both companies are now facing legal challenges over the actions of employees and managers, actions that reflect a much different corporate culture than is often portrayed.

How to draft a summer flex schedule that makes sense

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Why kale is everywhere: How food trends are born

Developing cutting-edge food is part art, part science.

Ready to serve: Businesses find military vets are dedicated, capable

Employers praise work ethic, teamwork mentality of former service members

In addressing internet security issues, make sure to provide solutions

Buffalo Wild Wings and activist investor head for final showdown

Not since investor William Ackman angled for strategic control of Target Corp. in 2009 has the fate of a large, high-profile Minnesota company come down to a such a pivotal vote.


Neal St. Anthony: Family-owned Rosenthal Interiors took a chance on hip
Neal St. Anthony

Owner Rosie Lebewitz will celebrate a "grand opening" of what she's renamed Rosenthal Interiors next month. The first opening was by her great grandparents in…

CEO Kashkari has Minneapolis Fed reaching deep into the community
Neal St. Anthony

Neel Kashkari, president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank has not tread softly in his first 16 months on the job Kashkari, who was hired…


Minnesota resorts scrambling for summer help have extra hurdle

Tourism-based businesses across Minnesota are short on workers. It's likely to be an annual struggle, but a policy change on worker visas especially hurt this year.


Recent bankruptcy filings in Minneapolis and St. Paul

MINNEAPOLISProfessional Resource Network Inc., 2740 American Blvd. W., Bloomington; filed May 25, 17-41577; Chap. 11; no schedules filed. Charles L. Devolites, chief executive.HomeCare Resource LLC,…


Mergers and acquisitions involving Minnesota companies

Target AcquirerDate Location Location Description5/16 TechWorks LLC Vibrant Technologies Inc. Vibrant Technologies has acquired TechWorks, a networking Milwaukee Eden Prairie remarketer specializing in Cisco and…


Neal St. Anthony: Family-owned Rosenthal Interiors took a chance on hip

Owner Rosie Lebewitz will celebrate a "grand opening" of what she's renamed Rosenthal Interiors next month. The first opening was by her great grandparents in…


Harvey Mackay: Failure doesn't have to be fatal

Failure can become a weight or it can give you wings. That is the message I hear every spring when I attend the Horatio Alger…


Business calendar

BusinessWEDNESDAYPUBLIC AFFAIRS CHAMBER SERIES: "Government Ethics in 2017." Presented by the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $20-$30. Minnesota Public Radio,…


Jobs calendar

JobsTUESDAYJOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE: Help from Twin Cities Rise with your job search, filling out applications or writing ­résumés or cover letters. 3-5 p.m. Free.…


Small business calendar

Small BusinessWEDNESDAYENTREPRENEUR PRESENTATION AND FEEDBACK: Area entrepreneurs present their start-ups followed by audience feedback and questions. 1millioncups.com/stpaul. 9-10 a.m. Free. James J. Hill Center,…


Insider trading

Best Buy Co. Inc.Mathew Watson officerShares sold: 758 Price: $51.82Date: May 23 Directly holds: 19,172Capella Education Co.John Kevin Gilligan


Business people

Moving upLogic PD, Eden Prairie, named Ankur Tandon vice president of manufacturing. Tandon joined the company in 2015 and most recently was senior director of…