From the editors of Twin Cities Business:
Wireless Ronin Technologies, a publicly traded company based in Minnetonka, said it will merge with Creative Realities and sell about 59 percent of its shares to the owner of the fellow marketing technology firm.
After shareholders elected several board members nominated by activist investor the Clinton Group, ValueVision, which operates the ShopHQ brand, said it has also appointed Mark Bozek as its new chief executive.
Capital Safety, which makes body harnesses, hoists, and other equipment to protect workers from falls, said it will add 100 new jobs after receiving some government support.
An owner of many patents (with a history of suing big retailers) is accusing Target's online subscription service of patent infringement.
CoCo Fargo marks the organization's fourth location, and it will occupy 6,000 square feet in the city's downtown.