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There are various reasons why your company may be considering a merger or acquisition soon. Shutdowns due to the pandemic have brought many companies to their financial knees in terms of survival. This economic downturn could create an opportunity for your company. Is it time for your business to consider the option of expanding through a...
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As a small business owner, your answer to this question usually has a direct correlation to if/when you’ll ever achieve substantial profitability and growth. One of the big differences between fast-growing, profitable small to medium-sized businesses and those that flounder is that the former typically has an owner that places a high value on accounting....
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New Year, New Business? Last year was a struggle for everyone. Stay-at-home orders, mandatory masks, and social distancing have caused even the most rugged of us to wish for it to all go away. Now that a vaccine is being administered, we are beginning to see a ray of hope. Maybe life will return to...
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Now more than ever, we depend on social media to drive business. Social media campaigns are vital in developing a strong customer base, driving sales, and increasing presence in the marketplace. If you are in the planning stages of getting your business onto social platforms, MRD Consulting can put your business on the social media...
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“To Business Plan or not to Plan…that is the question.” For those of you with a short attention span or those that are too impatient to thoroughly read articles, bottom line…develop a thorough business plan.  If you are considering starting a business, starting a new division, or starting a new product line I highly recommend...
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Growth: Acquisition vs. Organic The debate rages on regarding the merits of a business trying to achieve rapid growth via acquisition vs. growing organically (or internally within its existing infrastructure). The debate rages on due to the fact that both avenues have their merits, pitfalls, drawbacks, and positive attributes….The true answer lies in the specific...
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  • Cub opens wine and spirits shop in Roseville June 24, 2022
    Cub Foods has opened its latest wine and spirits shop near its grocery store at Roseville’s HarMar Mall.  The liquor store, located at 2100 Snelling Ave. N., officially opened Thursday. Click here to see more details about the shop’s opening events.  Last year, Stillwater-based Cub launched its liquor pickup and delivery service in Minnesota. The […]
    Naasir Akailvi
  • U.S. Solar adds energy 'hubs' with T-Mobile deal June 24, 2022
    U.S. Solar, a developer of solar energy generation and storage products, has announced an expanded partnership with T-Mobile U.S. Inc. that will result in 11 new solar hubs in Minnesota. The energy hubs, known as solar gardens, will provide the generated power to a mixture of residential, public entity, and commercial subscribers, by uploading the […]
    Naasir Akailvi
  • Lathrop GPM will move to offices within IDS Center, space reduction likely June 24, 2022
    One of the biggest firms in the Twin Cities is movin' on up — literally.
    Patrick Rehkamp
  • Sun Country offering 'buy now, pay later' option through Uplift June 24, 2022
    As the price of plane tickets remain sky-high, Sun Country Airlines has started to offer passengers the option of incrementally paying for flights over time. Sun Country (NASDAQ: SNCY) has partnered with Uplift, a self-described "buy now pay later solution" that spreads the cost of purchases over fixed monthly payments, the Minneapolis-based airline announced Thursday. At checkout, Sun […]
    Brianna Kelly
  • Life Time, Simon Property Group plan luxury apartment tower at Edina's Southdale Center June 24, 2022
    After hitting pause on developments during the Covid-19 pandemic, Life Time Inc. is moving ahead with plans for a 32-story, luxury apartment tower on the parking lot of the Southdale Center shopping mall in the Twin Cities.
    Kelly Busche