The Week's Top Business Stories


From the Editors of Twin Cities Business:

Cargill Plans To Buy Chocolate Business For $440M

The global food and agriculture products giant would buy six chocolate plants—three in North America and three in Europe—from Chicago company.

More Twin Cities IT Workers May Soon Be Unemployed

Thomson Reuters follows Cargill in deciding to outsource more IT jobs.

Eden Prairie's XRS Corp. To Sell For $178 Million

Within hours of the deal being announced, several law firms specializing in shareholder actions announced plans to “investigate” the proposed merger.

Code42 Adds Another Big Name To Its Leadership

Its board of directors now includes the president and COO of leading cloud computing firm Workday.

Twin Cities Among Top Metros In Attracting Foreign Students

A new Brookings report found that foreign college students paid more than $206 million in tuition and $144 million in living costs here between 2008 and 2012.

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