The Long Play: Why Stand Up! Records' Dan Schlissel Won't Stop Printing Comedy on Wax
The Long Play: Why Stand Up! Records' Dan Schlissel Won't Stop Printing Comedy on Wax

Stand Up! Records is sticking to comedy on vinyl, despite the challenges.

What Bon-Ton’s Liquidation Means for Minnesota Malls
What Bon-Ton’s Liquidation Means for Minnesota Malls

All 16 Herberger’s and Younkers stores will close around the state.

Minneapolis Downtown Council Wants to Attract Smaller, ‘Boutique’ Stores to Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis Downtown Council Wants to Attract Smaller, ‘Boutique’ Stores to Nicollet Mall

“Instead of larger department stores, we’re looking to engage companies to entertain smaller sized stores with a more boutique feel,” said Minneapolis Downtown Council spokesman Mark Remme.

An Unexpected Alliance: Best Buy and Amazon Team Up to Sell Smart TVs
An Unexpected Alliance: Best Buy and Amazon Team Up to Sell Smart TVs

Best Buy, which has long viewed Amazon as one of its chief competitors, is teaming up with the e-commerce giant to sell its new Alexa-connected Fire TV Edition televisions.

Top Beer Distributing Company’s MN Employees Strike Over Safety Concerns
Top Beer Distributing Company’s MN Employees Strike Over Safety Concerns

Ninety-five employees of J.J. Taylor Distribution Co. rejected a plan that asked one person to make solo deliveries of 175-pound kegs.

Target x Hunter Inventory Woes Raise Questions about Limited Edition Partnerships
Target x Hunter Inventory Woes Raise Questions about Limited Edition Partnerships

Coveted wellies delayed; marketing experts point to missteps

Minnesota Walmart Stores to Get $35M Makeover
Minnesota Walmart Stores to Get $35M Makeover

Changes include remodels and adding convenience-based pickup options for online orders.

Best Buy Turns to Utah for First New U.S. Store in 7 Years
Best Buy Turns to Utah for First New U.S. Store in 7 Years

Openings, closures and relocations are all a part of the big-box electronics company’s efforts to endure and continue growth in today’s retail landscape.

Last Resorts: The Slow Disappearance of a Northern Minnesota Tourism Institution
Last Resorts: The Slow Disappearance of a Northern Minnesota Tourism Institution

The number of resorts in Minnesota has dropped by nearly half since 1985.