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General Mills heads back to pet aisle with $8 billion purchase of Blue Buffalo

After Pillsbury, it's the second-biggest deal General Mills has ever made.


Thrivent board elects Bonnie Raquet to become its first chairwoman

Former Cargill executive becomes first woman to lead Thrivent's board.


First task at Buffalo Wild Wings, new leader says, is to not mess it up

Inspire CEO Paul Brown says Buffalo Wild Wings will remain distinct from Arby's.


What it was like being a Crew 52 volunteer for the Super Bowl

Our reporter tells all on being Minnesota Nice in the skyways.


Super moment arrives for U.S. Bank's marketing efforts

Its stadium name is the base for U.S. Bank's marketing push


Buffalo Wild Wings shareholders approve sale to Arby's

The $2.9B deal will close on Monday or Tuesday.


Super Bowl LII will bring in a lot of money 'fast and furiously'

Estimates of the economic impact — money that is added to the region that wouldn't be here otherwise — range from $220 million to $340 million.


Marketers lure Super Bowl fans with Nicollet Mall truck tower, Mississippi zipline

It looks like business jargon, but marketers say 'activation' has meaning.


New tax law takes a bite from Ameriprise's bottom line

But the Minneapolis investment management firm expects ongoing savings from a lower tax rate.


Why did Twin Cities miss out on first cut for 2nd Amazon HQ?

Minneapolis-St. Paul was one of 238 that tried to become the second home for the retail giant. Amazon said it expects to make a final selection later this year.