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

Sun Country plane
The pilots say the demonstration will bring attention to their ongoing wage dispute. A walkout, they say, is not imminent. (04/23/2015)
Shoppers
In Target's latest attempt to bring fashion to the masses, online shoppers briefly overwhelmed the retailer's website. But analysts see the collaboration as a success. (04/20/2015)
Shoppers at Target in Minneapolis
Target plans to create an internal center for data analysis that would yield more personalized email marketing, more tailored promotions and personalized offers delivered through the company's Cartwheel smartphone app. (04/20/2015)
Victims who don't file claims during the bankruptcy could be prevented from getting compensation. (04/16/2015)
A demonstration at the University of Minnesota drew an estimated 1,000 people. The protests were part of a nationwide attempt to pressure policy makers and employers to hike wages. (04/16/2015)
Some worry that online venting could reach unprecedented heights with the debut of a new Internet domain. Ralph Nader is featured in a promotional video for the .sucks domain. (04/03/2015)
Authorities alleged Medtronic violated federal rules when it sold the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments spinal and other products made in China and Malaysia. (04/02/2015)
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)
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)