Team Leader | Business

After jobs in Illinois and upstate New York in business and metro news as well as features, Roberts moved to Apple Valley at the end of 2014 with her journalist husband and their two sons and has enjoyed exploring Minnesota, from the giant ball of twine to Lake Pepin, Twin Cities landmarks, town baseball and the Twins. Find her on Instagram at @cathy_robertsstrib.


Workers changed during the pandemic, and Minnesota employers must, too

More workers want flexibility, and a culture that respects their views.


Workers will demand more flexibility. Minnesota company leaders need to figure it out

Those leaders will need to come up with ways to accommodate a new way of thinking.


Inflation, supply chain troubles catch up to Minnesota public companies

Companies ended 2021 on a strong note and were able to raise prices, but in the first quarter, firms from Polaris to Target took a hit on profits or operating margins.


Polaris sees challenging quarter, with profits down 48%

Profit margins were down as the company dealt with supply-chain disruptions that had it chasing presold orders and inflation.


Several Minnesotans make Forbes billionaire list

Glen Taylor, Stanley Hubbard, Richard Schulze and a dozen Cargill heirs are among the billionaires.


Nominate your company for 2022 Minnesota Top Workplaces

The Star Tribune, working with partner Energage, will again compile the state's Top Workplaces based on a surveying process.


Moving beyond devices: Medtronic at critical juncture as technology, competition evolve

A shift in culture is key to achieving ambitious strategic business goals.


Medtronic links new branding, 'Engineering the extraordinary,' to plans for growth

CEO Geoff Martha says company is positioned with money in the bank, global supply chain and tech talent to continue leading role in med-tech industry.


Famous Dave's owner buys California steakhouse chain

Tahoe Joe's is the second acquisition BBQ Holdings has made this year.


Best Buy bringing back some teams to Richfield headquarters for holidays

The move will serve as a pilot for the plan to bring the broader staff back to the office in early 2022.