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Medtronic Makes Second European Purchase This Week

The Fridley-based medical technology business announced a $350 million deal to purchase a privately held Italian company, one day after acquiring a Dutch business.

Dairy Queen Confirms Cyber Hack

The Edina-based company did not disclose how many customers or how many stores might be at risk.

Life Time Fitness May Spin Off Into Two Publicly Traded Cos.

The Chanhassen-based fitness chain says one of the companies would be a real estate investment trust for all of its properties.

Buffalo Wild Wings Acquires Majority Stake In Rusty Taco

The Golden Valley chain's latest move provides the rising king of chicken wings with its second ‘Fast Casual’ concept.

Best Buy Profits Despite Still-Sliding Sales

The Richfield-based electronics giant forecasted single-digit declines in sales for the year’s third and fourth quarters, citing industry trends.

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