Last month’s sudden — and somewhat mysterious — closing of Jerabek’s Bakery in Saint Paul apparently will be followed by a sudden — and equally mysterious — reopening. Read more →
Apparently, we have a failure to agree on whether college graduates are as ready to go to work as they think they are.
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Profits don’t mean jobs, anymore. That’s the reality of the economy in the 21st century.
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We seeing the beginning of the exit of some familiar voices from NPR as the public radio organization cuts 10 percent of its staff because of financial tough times. Read more →
An advertising campaign has just been released in the UK, to encourage people to give ex-cons a break. The campaign uses this online video to make the point about how quickly ex-cons can be dismissed. Read more →
If Thanksgiving is going to be just another day to go shopping, do we really need to have it off from work anymore? Read more →
Jerabek’s Bakery suddenly closed both of its Saint Paul locations yesterday. Owners Russell Spangler, Ronda Vincent and John Wills broke the news on Facebook. Read more →
About three dozen people in Duluth are being tossed out of work because the rest of us aren’t drinking enough milk. Kemps announced today it’s closing its Franklin Foods milk processing plant in the city next month. It’s not Obamacare. It’s not state taxes. It’s not the cows. It’s not, apparently, any of the things Read more →
Wired.com has noticed that Best Buy’s stock has tripled so far in 2013, suggesting that it’s back from its near-death experience. Read more →
Maybe if we loved our iconic places more when they’re still here, we wouldn’t have to mourn their demise. Read more →
We don’t cover the airline-formerly-known-as-Northwest much anymore, not since it got gobbled up by Delta and became the airline from Atlanta. Which is a shame because the airline from Atlanta is pretty much run by the former execs of the airline-formerly-known-as-Northwest. And, of course, it still provides plenty of jobs in flyover country. But this Read more →