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Minneapolis/St. Paul among top 10 metros for most profitable small businesses (gallery)

Small businesses in the Twin Cities metropolitan area are more likely to be successful compared with other U.S. metros, given its economic conditions and competitive landscape, according to a recent study by LendingTree. In analyzing data from the U.S. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2019

Milwaukee among top 10 metros for most profitable small businesses

Small businesses in the Milwaukee metropolitan area are more likely to be successful compared with other U.S. metros, given its economic conditions and competitive landscape, according to a recent study by LendingTree. In analyzing data from the U.S. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

Scenes from the 2019 Most Admired CEO awards (gallery)

Hundreds of people turned out to recognize some of Minnesota's top executives Thursday evening at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal's Most Admired CEOs Awards for 2019.  Business Journal photographer Nancy Kuehn recorded the event at Nico.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 20th, 2019

Best Places to Work 2019: Read the profiles of the extra small employers

For 21 years, the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has been recognizing great work environments in our annual Best Places to Work awards. We seek nominations each year in February and March, and we partner with research company Quantum Workplac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2019

Best Places to Work 2019: Read the top small-employer profiles

For 21 years, the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has been recognizing great work environments in our annual Best Places to Work awards. We seek nominations each year in February and March, and we partner with research company Quantum Workplace .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2019

Cincinnati ranks among metros with highest share of profitable businesses

Cincinnati ranks among the top U.S. cities when it comes to its share of profitable businesses, based on Census Bureau data. The Queen City ranks No. 14 out of 50 U.S. metro areas reporting the largest share of profitable businesses, according to a new r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 29th, 2019

MSPBJ announces 2019 Best Places to Work extra-small company honorees

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal is celebrating its 21st annual Best Places to Work awards — the Twin Cities longest-running awards program recognizing great workplaces. This year we are honoring 20 companies in the extra-small category.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 3rd, 2019

Washington banks are capitalizing on the sale of SBA loan guarantees

Financial institutions are finding a profitable way to help small businesses secure financing, and it’s the secondary market that makes small business lending particularly worthwhile......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2018

5 basics of managing cash flow for a small business

It is an unfortunate fact of life that small businesses experiencing cash flow problems often struggle to stay open. Your business may be profitable on paper, but that may not be enough to keep your company going. One of the goals is to create a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 4th, 2018

UPS Lays Out Plans for More-Profitable Shipping

UPS believes it has an answer for the flood of lower-margin packages it carries for large shippers like Amazon.com Inc.: small businesses and health care......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 13th, 2018

Public transit use down in most cities, but not Minneapolis/St. Paul (slideshow)

Public transit ridership in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area is up 0.7 percent over the past five years. That may be a small increase, but it's notable since 15 of the country's 20 largest metro areas have experienced a decrease over that same time.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2018

3 Things That All Profitable Small Businesses Have In Common

Running a profitable small business is often hard, and most startups never even get to last one year after inception. Eight out of ten startups shut their doo.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 2nd, 2018

2018: A year in Business Journal pictures (gallery)

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal photographer Nancy Kuehn crisscrossed the Twin Cities capturing the year's top business stories in images. Here's a sample of her best work......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 26th, 2018

Second round of 2019 40 Under 40 honorees include leaders at Polaris, Frauenshuh, Bite Squad (Gallery)

Today, the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal reveals its second round of 40 Under 40 honorees for 2019, recognizing young business and community leaders from across industries and the Twin Cities. We'll release more honoree names tomorrow. Each year.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 23rd, 2019

Finalists named for CIO Awards (gallery)

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal and TwinCitiesCIO have named the 2019 finalists for our second annual Twin Cities CIO of the Year Orbie Awards. Finalists were announced during a Tuesday afternoon reception at Target Field in six categorie.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2019

Seeking an edge over geopolitical rivals, Pentagon exploits an obscure regulatory workaround

The Pentagon's use of an arcane procurement regulation called "Other Transaction Authority" has exploded in recent years. The program was originally intended to help small businesses, but defense giants are reaping benefits......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 18th, 2019

The most profitable investment for businesses? Happy employees

Companies with miserable workers lag their peers in financial markets, a new study shows......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 17th, 2019

Developer seeks deal with Miramar to build affordable housing

The deal would require the developer to tap local small businesses for 15% of the project......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2019

Life Time’s Bahram Akradi is the Business Journal"s 2020 Executive of the Year

Bahram Akradi, who founded Life Time in 1992 and continues to lead the Chanhassen-based fitness company as CEO and chairman, has been named Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s 2020 Executive of the Year.  Akradi is the 44th winner of the awa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 14th, 2019

MEDA names three winners in second-annual Million Dollar Challenge

Editor's note: This story came from our online sister publication, Minne Inno, which focuses on the Twin Cities startup scene. Want more stories about tech and innovation in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area? Subscribe to the Beat by Minne Inno, a free.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2019

Finnovation Lab announces two new national partnerships

Editor's note: This story came from our online sister publication, Minne Inno, which focuses on the Twin Cities startup scene. Want more stories about tech and innovation in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area? Subscribe to the Beat by Minne Inno, a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2019