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Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly
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April 15, 2019 - 7:41 am
Best Buy has named Corie Barry its new chief executive officer, the first woman to hold that post for the Richfield-based electronics retailer. Current CEO and board chairman Hubert Joly will become executive chairman of the board after stepping down June 11. The announcement came Monday. Barry has...
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April 04, 2019 - 9:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level since late 1969, a sign that employers are holding onto their workers despite signs of a slowing economy. The Labor Department says weekly applications for jobless aid fell 10,000 to a seasonally...
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Darin Kamnetz
Sloane Martin
March 08, 2019 - 2:58 pm
The coming snowstorm is a hassle for those waiting on spring, but for some businesses, it's hurting the bottom line. Cat Polivoda is owner of Cake Plus-Size Resale clothing shop in Minneapolis. She says not many people are out shopping during a snowstorm. "Last Friday was horrible. And then now...
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Shoes on sale
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February 15, 2019 - 8:07 am
It appears to be the end of the line for another big retailer. Reuters is reporting Friday that Payless ShoeSource is planning close its remaining stores when it files for a second bankruptcy later this month. According to the report there is a small chance the company could be saved, but for now...
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TCF Bank machine
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
January 28, 2019 - 6:53 am
Wayzata-based TCF Bank Monday announced plans to merge with Chemical Financial Corp. of Detroit, creating a financial institution with $45 billion in assets. The bank will be based in Michigan and will retain the TCF name and brand., It will continue to have what officials call "significant...
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Sheletta Brundidge
December 17, 2018 - 4:33 pm
You don’t have to wait until the new year to make a positive change in your life. One Twin Cities empowerment coach promises a new program will help you achieve your goals in just 30-days. Bestselling author Dr. Verna Price talked to Sheletta Brundidge and Lindy Vincent of the Two Haute Mamas...
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