Business Matters - Archive
Business Matters takes you inside local businesses around the Northwest Metro. We’ll find out what makes the business work, what challenges they face, and what are some of the current business trends. It’s a look inside local businesses that you will not find anywhere else. Tune into each Monday for your Business Matters report.
Big B’s Bait & Tackle reels ‘em in
For more than two decades, Big B's Bait shop in Plymouth has been an
anchor for local anglers. But what are some of the challenges of
running a bait business?
August 14, 2017
Buffalo Wild Wings unveils refurbished Crystal restaurant
Buffalo Wild Wings in Crystal has a new look, just in time for football season. The bar and restaurant underwent an extensive makeover this past week.
Aug. 7, 2017
New campaign highlights Brooklyn Park businesses
This fall, a new ad campaign called, "Built in Brooklyn Park," will focus on manufacturing and products made in Brooklyn Park. Its intent is to encourage economic growth.
July 31, 2017
Daily Dose prepares for Brooklyn Park location
A popular Maple Grove coffee house is expanding into Brooklyn Park. In 2012, Daily Dose opened and quickly worked its way into the hearts of locals.
July 24, 2017
Maple Grove couple's game idea bounces into Target
In this week's Business Matters report, it's an update on a Maple Grove family we first told you about in December. They invented a game called PlingPong and now, the game is getting a big bounce into Target stores.
July 17, 2017
Reclaimed barnwood business expands in Brooklyn Park
Less than two years after opening, a Brooklyn Park business is expanding
its offerings to meet a growing demand. Behind the door at Rustic Revival
Barnwood, there's now a design center.
July 10, 2017
The Liberty part of Golden Valley building boom
There is a building boom underway in the city of Golden Valley. More
than 1,500 new rental apartments and townhomes are being added to the
June 26, 2017
After 25 years, Crystal aquarium business to close
Celebrating 25 years in business is an accomplishment by any measure.
It's a milestone reached last month by Aquatropics Aquarium Center in
Crystal, a small business that has now announced it's closing.
June 19, 2017