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Insurers target seniors with shifting Medicare options

With a marketing blitz for products old and new, health insurers are pulling out all the stops in Minnesota to woo more than a quarter-million Medicare beneficiaries who must find new coverage for 2019. Open enrollment for people in Medicare starts Monday, and a Star Tribune analysis of federal data shows that...

 

Sears, the original everything store, nears a bankruptcy filing

Sears more than a century ago pioneered the strategy of selling everything to everyone. But it has long since given up that mantle as a retail innovator. It was overtaken first by big-box retailers like Walmart and Home Depot and then, by Amazon as the go-to shopping destinations for clothing, tools and appliances....

 

Stocks plunge again; Dow's two-day loss reaches 1,300 points

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks sank more than 2 percent Thursday, the second day of steep declines around the globe driven by concerns about rising interest rates and trade tensions that could slow economic growth. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 545 points after dropping 831 points Wednesday. The two-day loss of 5.3...

 

Cult fave LaCroix sparkling water faces cockroach killer lawsuit, fans rally in defense

Everyone’s favorite user of the word “pamplemousse” is having a bit of a week. (That means grapefruit, for you non-obsessive LaCroix drinkers.) LaCroix got slapped with a lawsuit Monday positing that the sparkling water’s “natural” flavorings are in fact synthetic. Moreover, the class-action lawsuit...

 

CEO Gary Holmes' Vision for the Next Phase of the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot Taking Shape

Minneapolis, Minnesota (October 11, 2018) – CSM Corporation today released construction updates and new renderings of the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot’s latest expansion. The 24,000 square foot event space expansion will transform a parking shed into a vaulted, glass-encased ballroom incorporating...

 

Las Vegas Paiutes to open second marijuana dispensary with drive-thru

A second Nevada tribal marijuana dispensary will soon be operating in the northwest valley, expected to open by early next year. The second Nuwu Cannabis Marketplace, owned by the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe, will be located on tribal land near the tribe’s golf resort in Centennial Hills, said Kevin Clock of Cascade...

 

Trade war draws a line between Minnesota soybean farmers, and a wide price gap appears

The trade war with China is falling hardest on soybean farmers west and northwest of the Twin Cities, who are being offered substantially less money than farmers in southern Minnesota this fall. A wide gap has opened in soybean prices around the state just as farmers are bringing in the 2018 harvest....

 

Restaurateur Ken Johnson Celebrates 40 Years of Business in the Heart of Edina Serving Comfort Classics

Edina, MN (October 3, 2018) -- An Edina treasure, The Hilltop announced today plans for a celebration of its 40th year of serving comfort foods in a friendly atmosphere. Opened in 1978 by founder Ken Johnson, The Hilltop has changed over the years but its dedication to...

 

Feds to return $505 million to consumers duped by Scott Tucker's payday loan scheme Read more here: https://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article219141220.html#storylink=cpy

Scores of consumers swindled by former race car driver Scott Tucker’s illegal payday loan businesses will receive refund checks worth a combined $505 million from federal agencies who investigated the disgraced Leawood businessman. The Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department announced Thursday that it is...

 

Warning goes out for beef sold at Target and Aldi tied to E. coli at Cargill plant

Target and Aldi shoppers are encouraged to throw out certain ground beef products purchased at these stores as they may be contaminated with E. coli traced back to a Cargill plant last week. The food safety division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Tuesday published an updated list of retailers that...

 

Winnebago Tribe doubles investment in solar energy on reservation

The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is continuing its march toward self-sustainability with a $728,000 investment that will fund installation of solar panels at nine new locations on the tribe’s northeast Nebraska reservation. The new installations will include the Blackhawk Community Center, Ho-Chunk Inc.’s...

 

Wells Fargo to cut 10 percent of workforce over next 3 years

NEW YORK — Wells Fargo plans to cut up to 10 percent of its workforce over the next three years, the bank announced on Thursday, which will result in thousands of job losses for employees of the nation's third-largest bank. Wells Fargo & Co. Chief Executive Tim Sloan made the announcement to employees on Thursday....

 

Target, consumers could be closer to feeling pain from tariffs

Washington – Target’s tariff troubles just got real. With his latest protective tariffs on Chinese imports, President Donald Trump hit dozens of products in the Minneapolis-based retailer’s inventory. Whether it is furniture, carpets, handbags, belts, sports gear, luggage or a host of other items Target buys in...

 

Minnesota seniors brace for seismic Medicare shift

Anxiety, frustration and hints of exasperation are all in the mix as more than a quarter-million Minnesota seniors face the prospect of selecting new Medicare health plans in the coming months. An estimated 320,000 Minnesotans with Medicare Cost health plans must switch to a new policy because a federal law is...

 

Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2 billion charitable fund

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday that he is giving $2 billion to start a fund that will open preschools in low-income neighborhoods and give money to nonprofits that helps homeless families. Bezos, whose stake in Amazon is worth about $160 billion, says that he'll call it the Bezos Day...

 

It's the end of Rainbow in Minnesota, with the last store closing Monday

At the end of this Rainbow, there are empty shelves and a lot of parking spaces. The last Rainbow food store, a name that not long ago was one of the largest grocery chains in Minnesota, will close on Monday. The store, at 2501 White Bear Av. in Maplewood's Maple Ridge Center, opened in 1986. http:/...

 

Restaurateur Ken Johnson Celebrates 40 Years of Business in the Heart of Edina Serving Comfort Classics

Edina, MN (September 12, 2018) -- An Edina treasure, The Hilltop announced today plans for a celebration of its 40th year of serving comfort foods in a friendly atmosphere. Opened in 1978 by founder Ken Johnson, The Hilltop has changed over the years but its dedication...

 

State regulators postpone Enbridge meetings after protests erupt

State regulators on Tuesday postponed a meeting on Enbridge's controversial new $2.6 billion oil pipeline project after protests erupted in the hearing room. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) was evaluating whether Enbridge met conditions imposed by the panel in June in regard to the pipeline project,...

 

A Louisiana mayor banned city booster clubs from buying Nike products

Nike’s sales are up 31 percent after the brand revealed a new “Just Do It” campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers player who created the “take a knee” movement to protest police brutality. Despite the increase in sales, though, not everyone is happy about the new ads. Some people...

 

Klein Tools Acquires Ergodyne in St. Paul, Minnesota

Sept. 5, 2018 (Lincolnshire, IL.) – Klein Tools, Inc. and Tenacious Holdings, Inc. (the parent company of Ergodyne, “Ergodyne”) have announced today that Klein Tools has acquired Ergodyne. Ergodyne will be operated as a separate business unit in St. Paul, Minnesota, at its current headquarters. Tom Votel will...

 

Mayo Clinic spending $800 million to expand in Arizona and Florida

Mayo Clinic will spend $800 million to expand in Arizona and Florida in an effort to increase its patient surgery, treatment and parking accommodations. Rochester-based Mayo said Wednesday it plans to nearly double the size of its Phoenix campus with a $648 million project dictated by patient growth and the success of...

 

38,000-plus Blue Cross enrollees receive termination notices by mistake

More than 38,000 Medicare beneficiaries with health plans from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota are wrongly receiving termination notices, prompting the Eagan-based insurer to begin calling subscribers to explain the mistake. The letters are related to the elimination of Medicare Cost health plans at the end of...

 

Colin Kaepernick's Nike deal prompts flurry of debate

An endorsement deal between Nike and Colin Kaepernick prompted a flood of debate Tuesday as sports fans reacted to the apparel giant backing an athlete known mainly for starting a wave of protests among NFL players of police brutality, racial inequality and other social issues. The deal unveiled by Nike and the former...

 

Amazon is 2nd US company to reach $1 trillion market value

NEW YORK — Amazon on Tuesday became the second publicly traded company to reach $1 trillion in market value, hot on the heels of iPhone maker Apple. The milestone is another sign of Amazon's swift rise from an online bookseller to a behemoth that sells toilet paper, TVs and just about anything. In its two decades,...

 

Hard lessons breathe new life into retail stores

Malls are being hollowed out. Shops are closing by the thousands. Retailers are going bankrupt. But it may be too early to declare the death of retail. Americans have started shopping more — in stores. http://www.startribune.com/hard-lessons-breathe-new-life-into-retail-stores/492339041/...

 

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