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How Magnetic Poetry Went Head-To-Head With Amazon Resellers (And Won)

To save its business, the Minneapolis-based fridge magnet phenomenon cut out a large portion of its sales to defend brick and mortar stores and the future value of its product.

November 30, 2015

Target Website

Cyber Monday Traffic Crashes Target's Website

The company's website is down on one of the busiest online shopping days of the year.

November 30, 2015


Candyland Stays In The Sweet Spot

Rising prices put pressure on a store that relies on volume, not margins.

November 25, 2015


Extended Play: How Music Exclusives Drive CD Sales At Retailers

Physical media is still a big business for Target and Best Buy.

November 25, 2015

Nicollet Mall

Is The Nicollet Mall Bus Detour A Bust Or Boon For Business?

The results are mixed.

November 25, 2015


MSP: A Meetings Mecca

The Twin Cities are enjoying a strong run for meetings and events, which are powering the hospitality industry to robust health.

November 25, 2015

Shop Your Values

Business Group Pushes Paid Sick Leave In Minneapolis With "Shop Your Values" Campaign

Small business owners affiliated with the group Main Street Alliance are asking the public to patronize places run by those who support the proposed policy.

November 25, 2015

Red Wing Pottery closing downtown showroom; owners cite harassment

The owners of Red Wing Pottery surprised the town Tuesday by announcing they’re closing the company’s showroom after decades on Main Street. Bruce and Irene Johnson, who saved the...

November 24, 2015

GQ names North Loop clothier one of America's best independent stores

The sons of Gov. Mark Dayton are getting some national recognition – but not for the reasons politicians’ kids usually make headlines. Eric and Andrew Dayton are the owners and proprietors of...

November 23, 2015


Target Announces Cyber Monday Deals As Holiday Shopping Kicks Off

The company is moving aggressively to improve online sales during a key shopping period.

November 23, 2015

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