February 2, 2021

Hy-Vee adding two full-service Twin Cities stores this year

After a pause in 2020, Hy-Vee will open two full-line stores in the Twin Cities this year in Maplewood and Spring Lake Park. The Spring […]
February 2, 2021

Tesla to fix touch screens, ending spat with US regulators

DETROIT — After initially refusing a request from U.S. safety regulators, Tesla has now agreed to recall about 135,000 vehicles because the large touch screens […]
February 2, 2021

Online shopping surge delivers record revenue for UPS

NEW YORK — A surge in online shopping helped UPS post record revenue during the last three months of 2020. Shares of United Parcel Service […]
February 2, 2021

Ulta Beauty to invest more on measures to improve inclusion

NEW YORK — Cosmetics retailer Ulta Beauty said Tuesday that it’s investing more than $25 million this year to improve diversity of its product mix […]
February 2, 2021

UK report urges need for nature to be at heart of economics

LONDON — A report commissioned by the British government is urging a radical transformation in the way that countries around the world assess the state […]
February 2, 2021

AP PHOTOS: Virus uncertainty for China's Year of Ox vendors

WUHAN, China — Vibrant red lanterns line an alley in Wuhan, China, but customers only trickle in. Around the corner, Gong Linhua recalled earlier years […]
February 2, 2021

Gov: Fraudster raised money pitching Giuliani as firm's face

NEW YORK — A fraudster facing sentencing next week lured one investor by bragging that Rudy Giuliani had agreed to be the face of a […]
February 2, 2021

LuLaRoe to pay $4.75M to settle pyramid scheme lawsuit

SEATTLE — The California-based multi-level marketing business LuLaRoe is paying $4.75 million to settle allegations from the Washington state Attorney General’s Office that it operated […]
February 2, 2021

Google antes up $2.6M to settle pay, job discrimination case

SAN RAMON, Calif. — Google will pay $2.6 million to more than 5,500 employees and past job applicants to resolve allegations that the internet giant […]
February 2, 2021

Walz to iron mining companies: Work together to expand, keep mines open

DULUTH – With uncertainty hanging over the long-term future of the two largest Iron Range taconite operations, Gov. Tim Walz is urging the companies that […]