On June 15, the Richfield-headquartered retailer will reopen more than 800 locations nationwide and bring back more than 9,000 employees.
But the changes may not be enough, and frustrations linger about the program’s forgiveness application.
As 3M’s Nick Gangestad retires, GE Healthcare’s Monish Patolawala will take over as the Minnesota manufacturer’s new CFO.
In response to the death of George Floyd while in police custody, the local law firm reexamines its own operations.
In the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, the Minnetonka health insurer has pledged funds and volunteer hours to the Twin Cities.
Local leaders weigh in on the business community’s role in driving change following George Floyd’s death.
The company says it’s the first mass retailer to place its products on Instagram Checkout.
The first wave of Paycheck Protection Program funding ran out in a few days, but there’s still money left in the second round. Many companies have lingering questions about loan forgiveness.
The consolidation was discussed pre-pandemic, but the current situation propelled the process.
Even with online sales up, the company’s revenue fell in the quarter.
Following the permanent closure of the St. Paul location, Izzy’s Ice Cream looks for a more affordable headquarters.
The retailer says it will continue providing increased benefits for frontline workers.
As people look toward summer, outdoor enhancements are hot sellers.
The pandemic has slowed mergers and acquisitions as companies grapple with uncertain debt markets.
The Minneapolis-based nonprofit has suspended its U.S. and international programs and annual benefit due to pandemic-induced restrictions.
The Minnesota Nurses Association plans to march to the capital, demanding equipment and higher safety standards.
Why the luxe steakhouse is clashing with the city of Minneapolis.
The bottom line for many businesses in the tourism industry is more about survival than profit. And it may be like that for some time.
The combined organization will have more than $3 billion in assets, leaders say.
With large-scale gatherings off the table for the foreseeable future, Gretchen Culver, founder and owner of Rocket Science Events, launches Minne Weddings to help couples keep tying the knot.
More than $175 billion has been approved nationally in the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program.
The bio-tech company has launched a high oleic soybean cooking oil on its new online store.
The state’s health care systems are preparing to meet the governor’s “moonshot” number of 20,000 Covid-19 tests per day.
At a Wednesday press conference, the governor voiced support for the move but emphasized the importance of worker safety.
The iconic ice cream shop expanded to statewide distribution out of its original Marshall Avenue location where it started 20 years ago.
The Minnesota recreational vehicle manufacturer reported a more than $5 million loss in its first quarter.
The Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild asks for permission to sell beer in 12- to 64-ounce containers. The group is also calling for suspension of regulatory fees.
Imprint Engine went from providing marketing solutions to personal protective equipment. Partner Zach Sussman discusses the logistical challenges a pandemic presents.
Community banks advise on best approaches to the application process, and how to get in the queue for the next bout of federal funding.
The Minnesota Retailers Association issues a step-by-step plan to reopen retail businesses. The owner of Patina explains the urgency.
With the Payroll Protection Program sending small businesses across the state to the bank, chief operating officer Mary Jayne Crocker explains how Bridgewater continues safely serving clients.
With a green light from the governor, boat dealers prepare for an influx of summer customers.
Entrepreneurial culture adapts to virtual communities as founders brace for a future slowing of venture capital funds.
With funding secured from philanthropic organizations and Kickstarter, the company looks toward FDA authorization.
As the economic impact of the pandemic deepens, the state’s breweries are scrambling to find new sources of revenue.
Nonprofit MN Mental Health Advocates has rolled out a free mental health program for the state’s health care workers.
A new type of powered air purifying respirator design developed by Ford and 3M will begin to be manufactured Tuesday.
While the zip lines remain out of commission during the stay-at-home order, Kerfoot Canopy owner Lee Kerfoot is using the time to plan for adventures after the pandemic passes.
The Minnesota manufacturer has filed a lawsuit against Performance Supply LLC for allegedly inflating the price of N95 respirators.
Health care, child care, and first responders are all included, but grocery store workers and others in high-risk jobs are not.
The Twin Cities staple vintage store closes the storefront in shutdown, but owner keeps it operational online.
The Pikup app was originally geared toward college students. Now, it’s being used to help cut down on grocery store trips.
Over the next three months, 3M will import millions N95 respirators in collaboration with the Trump administration.
Co-founder Liz Giorgi pivots to remote video shoots and ramps up online customer service.
Mayo leads efforts in developing convalescent plasma therapy as a treatment for Covid-19.
To mitigate the risk of in-person therapy sessions, clinics are using teletherapy to offer services to clients. But increased financial concerns act as barriers to the increased need for help.
For some companies, it’s a logical response to an uncertain financial future caused by Covid-19.
After offering curbside pickup and quarantine care packages, Mischief’s co-owner Dan Marshall closes shop following the governor’s stay-at-home order.
While coronavirus continues to take its toll on Minnesota, the medical technology sector makes strides to providing more testing and protection equipment.
Candyland president Brenda Lamb uses delivery and curbside pickup to continue selling sweets.
As governments around the country issue stay-at-home orders, BK&Co. Founder Betsey Kershaw helps clients communicate through the crisis.
Deemed an “essential” industry under Gov. Walz’s latest executive order, financial firms hunt for ways to keep working while maintaining data security.
Unsurprisingly, most applications came from workers in the food industry.
While many co-working spaces close their doors and seek ways to support members remotely, some still remain open.
As the pandemic deepens, the electronics retailer has prohibited customers from entering its stores.
Kori Bevis, owner of Tails Up Dog Training, refocuses her business as she stops group classes.
Founder and CEO Jill Miller finds creative solutions for a business centered around in-person contact.
As of Friday, Gov. Tim Walz has signed a dozen executive orders to address the pandemic, while Minnesota’s Fortune 500 companies ramp up production of much-needed medical supplies.
The organization says it can now process as many as 4,000 tests a day.
More people working and learning from home means a rush on equipment orders and repair requests. How this Maple Grove shop is meeting demand and keeping employees safe.
Scott Robinson on keeping the institution of Allies open while Downtown turns into ghost town.
The impact of COVID-19 deepens as the number of closures and confirmed cases continues to rise.
Gaps in broadband coverage may pose a problem for rural schools.
The state’s largest companies roll out initiatives to continue meeting consumer demands.
Rebounding from the $2.5 million blow of canceling the cross country ski event, Loppet Foundation sets its sights on bringing another race to Minnesota.
Minnesota sees the effects of coronavirus as St. Thomas ends in-person classes and sporting events are canceled.
The state program has distributed $344,000 to Minnesota startup companies.
The former Democratic presidential candidate has proposed new legislation that would narrow antitrust immunity and enable civil penalties.
City officials hope to bring high-frequency transit within a five-minute walk of 75 percent of residents.
The decision could leave more than 300 Minnesota employees without a job.
UCare, UnitedHealthcare, Blue CrossBlue Shield, Health Partners adjust coverage and advise use of remote health services to address the spread of coronavirus.
Health officials confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in Minnesota on Friday, a day after Vice President Mike Pence visited 3M.
The young start-up dramatically increased revenue from the previous year, but still saw a net loss of nearly $40 million for 2019.
Trucks, electric vehicles take center stage at the 2020 Twin Cities Auto Show.
The city will buy out the lease for over $9 million to raze the store that has been blocking traffic for years.
The Minneapolis-based salon chain has raised money for more than 170 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
Data report shows Hennepin County saw one third of the state’s house flips.
Several other schools have advised students to avoid international travel over spring break.
The state’s total exports fell 2 percent between 2018 and 2019.
Redbrick, a British Columbia-based software company, aims to build out its digital portfolio with the acquisition.
Fluence Media and Entercom Twin Cities partner with Rosedale to bring podcasting to the mall.
The 116-room hotel is slated to open March 11 in Columbus, Minnesota.
Both expenses and revenue ticked up last year.
The state awarded the funds to six organizations to help boost startup activity.
Aria CV Inc. plans to use the funds for an early feasibility study for a device aimed at treating pulmonary arterial hypertension.
New York City-based Pet Plate has raised $9 million in a funding round backed by 301 INC, General Mills’ venture capital arm.
Cargill has announced a new line of private label plant-based products slated to hit the shelves in early April.
It’s the first time the law firm will have a leader outside of Boston, where it was founded 142 years ago.
Some of the funding will be set aside for product development.
Employees say the emphasis on file sharing has made them complacent about data security, according to a new report from data security firm Code42.
The money will go toward remediating PFAS contamination in Michigan drinking water.
Sadler has been a supplier for Hormel for more than two decades.
Amid a national decline in MBA applications, the university cuts programs and restructures administration.
Duluth-based aircraft company tops total annual deliveries for fifth year running, hires over 10 percent more employees.
The two owners are alleged to have misused customers’ payments for 20 years.
Golden Gate School of Law professor Anthony Niedwiecki has been chosen to serve as president and dean of Mitchell Hamline.
The health plan provider says it issued the grants to help tackle health disparities across Minnesota.
From helping parents working from home with little ones to caring for essential workers' kids, Natalie Standridge, founder and CEO of Casa de Corazón, remains committed to helping families.