Martin Moylan Feature Archive

Target's first-quarter profits fell 29 percent, as cool spring weather and worries about the economy curbed shoppers' spending. (05/22/2013)
Best Buy Co. on Tuesday reported a loss in its fiscal first quarter as it sold its stake in Best Buy Europe and works on a turnaround plan that includes cutting costs and closing some stores. (05/21/2013)
Imagine you're accused of illegally downloading a pornographic video. Whether you actually did or not, you now face a demand to pay several thousand dollars to settle the matter. Or you could pay the legal costs of a court battle and have the allegations made public. (05/20/2013)
Target is testing a video streaming service called Target Ticket. The service's website says it provides 15,000 titles, including new releases, classic movies and next-day TV shows. (05/17/2013)
A detention hearing has been postponed again for a man accused in what the FBI has called a thwarted terror plot in western Minnesota. (05/16/2013)
A new lawyer for Tom Petters said the disgraced businessman's prison sentence should be shortened because the original defense lawyer never told Petters about a plea bargain offer. (05/10/2013)
The FBI believes "a terror attack was disrupted" when authorities arrested a man after they converged on a mobile home in western Minnesota that contained Molotov cocktails, suspected pipe bombs and firearms, the agency said Monday. (05/06/2013)
3M is spinning off two businesses that are highly respected by fly fishing fans. (05/01/2013)
Target is offering customers some shopping guidance for electronics from the editors of "Wired" magazine. (04/30/2013)
Ecolab announced plans to cut some 500 jobs nationwide, related to the company's recently finalized $2.2 billion acquisition of Champion Technologies. (04/30/2013)
Shares of Best Buy rose 7 percent Tuesday, following an announcement the retailer is selling its share of a European joint venture to its partner, Carphone Warehouse Group. (04/30/2013)
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Monday said she's optimistic a tax on medical devices will be overturned. (04/29/2013)
A high-tech lightbulb from 3M has won a national Edison award, which recognizes innovation. (04/29/2013)
Several law enforcement agencies in the metro area will be collecting unwanted prescription drugs. (04/27/2013)
First-quarter profits for Maplewood-based 3M barely rose, as the company posted net income of $1.1 billion. Sales for the first three months of the year grew two percent to $7.6 billion. (04/25/2013)