Target will join other retailers in letting shoppers get an even earlier crack at Black Friday bargains.
3M today lowered its annual sales growth target and pledged to boost spending on research and development.
Caterpillar is closing its plant in Owatonna, costing about 100 employees their jobs.
The campaign to pass an amendment that once had strong support suffered a remarkable reversal in the final few weeks.
The measure was advertised as a means of protecting election integrity. Opponents said it would disenfranchise voters by the thousands.
St. Jude Medical will cut about 500 positions as part of a reorganization plan.
Sales at Target stores open at least one year rose 2.4 percent in October, compared with the same month a year ago.
Twin Cities home prices continued to rise in August according to a prominent gauge of the housing market.
Leadership changes took place at Best Buy today, as the company warned sales continue to fall.
Oakdale-based Imation plans to reduce its workforce by one-fifth next year as it tries to respond to stagnating sales.
3M Co. is reducing its profit expectations for this year because of what it calls "current economic realities."
The sale price will be equal to the gross value of what cardholders owe Target. Currently, that's about $5.9 billion.
A central issues in the Minnesota Orchestra labor dispute is the use of endowment funds to pay for ongoing operations. The musicians question management's stance that the endowments cannot sustain the multimillion-dollar withdrawals of recent years.
Supervalu says several potential buyers are showing interest in the grocery chain's stores.
Shares of St. Jude Medical are down about 6 percent Wednesday following a disappointing earnings report and a heads-up from the company that federal health regulators may issue a warning letter about one of St. Jude's manufacturing facilities.