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Duluth's new pop-up shops include an 'escape room' and hockey store

Downtown Duluth will have six new stores this holiday season, including boutiques, a hockey-themed store, a photography shop and an “escape room.” The Greater Downtown Council’s pop-up...

November 11, 2015

Best Buy is talking about its Thanksgiving and Black Friday plans now too

Best Buy will open at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving this year – the same time as 2014. The Richfield-based electronics retailer said Tuesday the stores will stay open until 1 a.m. that night, then close...

November 10, 2015


Twin Cities To Test Amazon Competitor Aimed At Local Stores

PriceLocal looks to even the e-commerce playing field with a service that allows consumers to price-match products with nearby retailers.

November 09, 2015

Mall of America's expansion takes shape as new entrance opens

The stream of buses, taxis, and shuttles that delivers tourists and other visitors to the Mall of America has a new route. On Monday the Bloomington mall opened a new front door that’s part...

November 09, 2015

Target will again open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving

Target will be open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving. The Minneapolis-based retailer said Monday it will be open “for the millions of families who make Black Friday in-store shopping part of their...

November 09, 2015

Target is still working on its fresh groceries revamp

The big shift with Target’s grocery section is chugging along, though not without some bumps in the road. On Wednesday, Reuters reported Target is looking at outside companies to help fix...

November 04, 2015


Stratasys Posts Stratospheric Losses In Q3

The commercial 3D printer manufacturer takes its heaviest hit to date with a $938 million loss in its third quarter.

November 04, 2015

Target closing 13 stores – including in Minnesota, Wisconsin communities

Target has announced another wave of store closures, with outlets in Minnesota and Wisconsin among them. The Minneapolis-based retailer wielded the axe on 13 stores Tuesday, with a spokesperson...

November 03, 2015

'Pillsbury's Best Flour' sign is relit in downtown Minneapolis

Call it a red letter day for the Minneapolis skyline. After a yearlong restoration project, the historic 30-foot-tall Pillsbury sign – the bright red glowing letters that spell “Pillsbury...

November 02, 2015

Motorsports bar closing to make way for new Hy-Vee

The American Motorsports Bar and Grill in Cottage Grove is closing at the end of this month, the South Washington County Bulletin reports. The owner of the “car bar,” as the paper...

November 02, 2015

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