Nearly 20 retailers, including Target and Walmart, have unveiled a plan for improving worker safety in Bangladeshi garment factories.
A proposed flour milling joint venture of Cargill, CHS and ConAgra is drawing attention from the federal government.
Best Buy shares jumped up 9 percent today to nearly $30.
A key economic measure from Creighton University indicates manufacturers in Minnesota continue to expect growth in coming months, but perhaps more slowly than last year.
Travel experts say a big fine levied on Delta Air Lines shows that consumers should be familiar with airline bumping rules to protect themselves. Federal regulators recently fined Delta $750,000 for involuntarily bumping passengers from overbooked flights.
The fallout builds from revelations that the Southern celebrity chef used racial slurs in the past. Diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk also joined the companies distancing themselves from her.
General Mills' is reporting that quarterly earnings rose 13 percent to $366 million. But the food company lowered its earnings forecast slightly for its coming fiscal year, citing higher costs.
Medtronic is warning patients and doctors about several problems with the company's SynchroMed implantable medication pumps.
Doctors are reporting a major step toward an "artificial pancreas," a device made by Medtronic that would constantly monitor blood sugar in people with diabetes and automatically supply insulin as needed.
A Twin Cities firm that is also a leader in the 3-D printing industry is buying a major competitor.
Minnesota has one of the fastest-growing economies in the country, says a study by the U.S Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Medtronic's Infuse bone-grafting product has long been beset by controversy. Questions have been raised about its effectiveness, as well as the integrity of Medtronic-funded scientific studies evaluating the product. Reviews of Medtronic's Infuse product have found it provides little to no benefit compared with more typical treatments.
Loyalty is mutually rewarding for Target and its most-dedicated shoppers, thanks to store-branded credit and debit cards that provide discounts on virtually everything the chain sells. Target's unique REDcard program is helping the retailer trump rivals in the war to convince shoppers where to find the lowest prices.
Shakopee expects to gain as many as 500 jobs over the next five years, as a new engineering and manufacturing plant gets up and running in the city.
Federal regulators have accused US Bank of mishandling funds from a failed brokerage firm.