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Best Buy Wants To Help Tech Innovators Become Store Ready

In a message to innovators, Best Buy writes on its Ignite page: “Your product vision could be the spark of genius we’re looking for.”

September 26, 2016

Target gets rid of tiny carts after complaints of kids ramming carts, bruising ankles

Target’s tiny carts are done. The Minneapolis-based retailer introduced shopping carts for kids to push around the store last month, but after getting a lot of negative feedback – including a...

September 22, 2016

It's the most wonderful time to get seasonal work at Macy's

First it was Target, now Macy’s has revealed its hiring plans for the holiday season, with more than 1,000 seasonal jobs available in the region. Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s...

September 21, 2016

2 Minnesota Kmart stores are closing, and liquidation sales start this week

Two of Minnesota’s Kmart stores will be closing. The stores in Moorhead and West St. Paul will shut down later this year, Howard Riefs of Sears Holdings (which owns Sears and Kmart) confirmed...

September 20, 2016

Tommy Hilfiger Among New EVINE Investors

Company touts $10 million “strategic investment” from designer, others.

September 15, 2016

Best Buy's new paper gift card is better for the environment

Best Buy is going greener with recyclable paper gift cards. The company, which is headquartered in Minnesota, says its new “Go Green” gift card will be significantly better for the...

September 13, 2016

Target is taking on 70,000 more workers for the holiday season

If you’re looking to pick up some new – or extra – work this holiday season, check Target. The Minneapolis-based retailer is taking on an extra 70,000 seasonal workers to help deal with the...

September 12, 2016

Fire burns businesses, apartments on Main Street in Melrose

A central Minnesota town will be cleaning up the ashes this weekend after the second major fire of the year in Melrose. According to WJON firefighters spent hours battling the blaze at 4th Ave. and...

September 08, 2016

After weeks of being sold out, the Oregon Trail card game treks back into Target

The Oregon Trail card game is making its way back on to Target’s shelves. The card game based on the Minnesota-made computer classic sold out within the Twin Cities area less than two days...

September 05, 2016


Primped For Success

A Minneapolis-based retailer targets small markets for big growth.

August 31, 2016

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