Jackie Crosby is a general assignment business reporter who also writes about workplace issues and aging. She has also covered health care, city government and sports. 

A native of Jacksonville, Fla., she has somehow figured out how to survive the Minnesota winters.

Herbivorous Butcher takes on Nestlé in David and Goliath trademark rift

The question is who can lay claim — if anyone — to the phrase "The Vegan Butcher."

From Electric Fetus to Target, battle for seasonal staff has begun

Retailers begin recruiting early and dangle incentives to fill temporary jobs for make-or-break holiday shopping season.

'Sober curious' drive sales of nonalcoholic beer for Minnesota's craft brewers, others

Minneapolis-based Hairless Dog Brewery is tapping into the growth of the NA beer market, inking a nationwide deal with Total Wine & More.

Ax throwing? Escape rooms? New era of corporate team building takes hold in Minnesota

Employers seek experiences to help workers bond.

First Amazon 'upskill' training class graduates at Shakopee

The online behemoth graduated its first class from its training program at Shakopee

Teens sense a slowing economy, pull back spending

Survey by Minneapolis-based Piper Jaffray takes the pulse of shifting moods of U.S. youths.

Henry Johnson, father figure to many in north Minneapolis, dies at 99

Though he never made it past seventh grade, Johnson proved himself to be an industrious worker and a man of great wisdom.

It has begun: Best Buy launches a Black Friday promotion

For the first time the retailer offers a price match guarantee to members of its loyalty program

Minneapolis entrepreneur's light therapy lamp lands $750K on 'Shark Tank'

Malaysian immigrant Amber Leong receives investment after appearing on the TV show, with Lori Greiner and Mark Cuban taking a stake in the company.

Piff, a favorite of Viking Stefon Diggs, draws fresh infusion of capital

Minneapolis urban streetwear boutique Piff rides wave of 'hype fashion.'