Martin Moylan

Martin Moylan

Reporter
Minnesota Public Radio
mmoylan@mpr.org

Martin Moylan is a business and economics reporter for MPR News. He has covered business in the Twin Cities for nearly 20 years. He joined Minnesota Public Radio in July 2006, after 16 years with the St. Paul Pioneer Press. At the Pioneer Press, his beats included financial services, technology, telecommunications and airlines. Before moving to Minnesota, he lived in China for two years, teaching English and freelancing for newspapers in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. He graduated from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and has completed post-graduate programs at Boston University and the University of Maryland. He's a Boston native but hardly ever drops an "r."

Martin Moylan Feature Archive

If its merger with Time Warner is OK'd, Comcast says a new firm will take over the cable giant's Minnesota operations. That makes some regional regulators nervous. (03/24/2015)
The minimum pay raise will begin next month, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. (03/18/2015)
Target worker
Stores will now give customers a year to return any Target-branded food, clothing, household or other product. (03/18/2015)
The nine-story, 300-room luxury hotel planned by Graves Hospitality for the Twin Cities airport would use glass that reflects river banks and lakes. (03/17/2015)
The retail giant announced 1,700 layoffs, mostly from its Minneapolis headquarters. It also permanently closed 1,400 open positions. (03/10/2015)
In laying out his vision for a restored Target to Wall Street analysts last week, CEO Brian Cornell promised that the retailer will focus on design, baby, kids and wellness. (03/09/2015)
The company that owns the Mall of America is developing plans for what it's calling "American Dream Miami," a project that promises to be an even grander shopping mecca. (03/05/2015)
Target CFO John Mulligan said the company has plans to reduce expenses by $2 billion, one-quarter of which they will try to accomplish on the supplier front. (03/04/2015)
Boston Scientific is buying American Medical Systems' men's and prostate health business, which has 275 Minnesota employees. (03/02/2015)
St. Jude Medical expects to pay about $14.5 million to settle litigation over Riata-brand wires that connect a defibrillator to the heart. The discontinued product is linked to 22 deaths. (02/26/2015)
The Minneapolis retail giant reported an overall net loss of $2.6 billion for the quarter ended Jan. 31 but said it was pleased by its sales numbers during the holiday shopping season. (02/25/2015)
To pay claims, forensic accountants will dig into the finances of the archdiocese, hunting for anything of significant value that may not have been already disclosed. (02/24/2015)
News of the settlement sent shares of Boston Scientific up nearly 12 percent in after-hours trading late Tuesday afternoon. (02/17/2015)
Starting in July, five Cheerios products, including the original and Honey Nut versions, will be free of the protein commonly found in wheat. (02/12/2015)
Target Corp. said it will cut about 350 positions in Minnesota immediately as it exits Canada. One analyst says future layoffs may be inevitable if earnings don't meet expectations. (02/11/2015)