Just a year after veteran pub owner Kieran Folliard introduced his wildly successful 2 Gingers Whiskey to the free market, the premium spirit is now carried in more than 2,100 drinking establishments all over the state and the brand has sold nearly 20,000 cases of it product, making 2 Gingers the fa ... More >>
A half-million cows were worth more dead than alive, and now we're all paying the price
Google announces purchase of Zagatâ€‹Google has just announced the purchase of Zagat, the longtime publisher of restaurant ratings, bringing the search giant into the food sector and threatening nascent rival Yelp. So, today, I'm thrilled that Google has acquired Zagat. Moving forward, Zagat wil ... More >>
Al Franken loses the Comcast-NBC merger fight.The Comcast-NBC Universal merger got an official green light today from the Federal Communications Commission, paving the way on a 4-1 vote for another major consolidation in the telecom industry. It's a merger that Al Franken has battled from th ... More >>
He brings with him two decades of media business experience at Time, Inc., as well as a more recent specialty: media mergers and acquisitions.
The hits keep coming at the Star Tribune. Editor Nancy Barnes said Monday that about 100 more staff positions would be cut, including 30 positions in the newsroom.
Justice Department cries monopoly, promotional giants arrange their hotels on Boardwalk.
Two hemorrhaging promotional heavyweights threaten to call truce, pass the medical expenses on to you.
How a small chain of once-struggling radio stations grew into a giant of the media/entertainment complex
The grim reaper visits the St. Paul Pioneer Press
The pay was low, but working for Ma Bell meant a worry-free retirement. Now Qwest is sending out the pension checks, and local retirees say they're getting the wrong number.
Connect people’s phones? Respond to customer complaints? Abide by state rules? Please. A brave new U S West can’t be bothered with trivial details.
Health-food heavyweight Whole Foods takes aim at the Uptown crowd
Consumer advocates say the merger of Norwest and Wells Fargo is a match made in hell
Strib Unions were gearing up to negotiate new contracts in the next year. But with Cowles up for sale, will the unions will be around then?
Should the state's huge nonprofit health-care groups, which work in an industry characterized by mergers, "strategic alliances," and for-profit subsidiaries, still be afforded the tax advantages of charitable organizations?
A newly rehabilitated--and temporarily stabilized--Northwest Airlines is poising itself for the next round of industry mergers and acquisitions.