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Business
March 8
How to get free or reduced tickets to Twin Cities Auto Show and make $150, too

How to get free or reduced tickets to Twin Cities Auto Show and make $150, too

Sit in a monster truck, test drive electric vehicles, and talk to current and former Minnesota Viking greats, all at the Twin Cities Auto Show.
Business
February 28
Target announces limited edition Vineyard Vines collaboration

Target announces limited edition Vineyard Vines collaboration

The collection of 300 items will be available on May 18.
Business
February 21
Target adds new $9.99 wine, marketed as a 'premium' line

Target adds new $9.99 wine, marketed as a 'premium' line

The Collection debuts in stores March 3, marketed as a "premium" line compared to $5 California Roots.
Business
February 21
Best Buy hosting Pokémon card traders

Best Buy hosting Pokémon card traders

Events held nationwide as a strategy to draw enthusiasts to its stores.
Business
February 21

Eden Prairie shopping channel Evine hires Target exec

Theresa Schmidt will oversee fashion and accessories, after 12 years at Target.
Business
February 20
Why do retailers going out of business like Bibelot bring in new goods?

Why do retailers going out of business like Bibelot bring in new goods?

Bibelot retail shops coda: What's open, what's closed, what's new?
Business
February 15

Minnesota's first store dedicated to 'zero wasters' wants to keep trash out of landfills

Tare Market: a new store for zero-wasters that's not a co-op
Business
February 14
MOA community events take center stage

MOA community events take center stage

The mall hosts 400 events a year, raising cultural awareness and $12 million for the community.
Business
February 8
Weekend warehouse sales in Twin Cities range from frozen fish to furniture

Weekend warehouse sales in Twin Cities range from frozen fish to furniture

Coastal Seafoods and Blue Dot Outlet will attract shoppers this weekend.
Business
February 7
Aldi closing in on Cub for most number of supermarkets in Minnesota

Aldi closing in on Cub for most number of supermarkets in Minnesota

Aldi reaping big gains as it adds and remodels stores, according to new survey.
Celebrities
February 1
Sly Stallone crashes wife's new show on Eden Prairie's Evine Live

Sly Stallone crashes wife's new show on Eden Prairie's Evine Live

Jennifer Flavin Stallone's line of Serious Skincare debuted on Evine's channel and will broadcast out of the new LA studios.
Business
February 1
How to save more than $100 on car key fob replacements online

How to save more than $100 on car key fob replacements online

Car dealer wanted $200 to replace and program a new key fob. You can do it for $70 or less.
Business
January 29
Lunds & Byerlys closing early through Wed. due to cold

Lunds & Byerlys closing early through Wed. due to cold

Lunds & Byerlys closing early through Wed. due to cold
Minneapolis
January 25
Group seeks to woo more retail to the Minneapolis core

Group seeks to woo more retail to the Minneapolis core

With the rehab of Nicollet Mall and the Dayton's Project underway, a business group wants to energize the area with more stores.
Business
January 24
Caribou Coffee names former Target exec as new CEO

Caribou Coffee names former Target exec as new CEO

Current president and former Target exec John Butcher takes over.
Business
January 24
DIY-ers and home improvement rehabbers, this Saturday sale's for you

DIY-ers and home improvement rehabbers, this Saturday sale's for you

HGTV and "This Old House" fans, this Mpls. sale Saturday is for you
Business
January 18
Target's Cloud Island is expanding into essentials, including diapers, wipes, toiletries and feeding products.

Target expands brands again with baby products, swimwear, lighting

Target is expanding its Cloud Island baby brand, introducing its first private-label swimwear brand Kona Sol and partnering with designer Leanne Ford for a limited-edition lighting decor collection.
Business
January 18
A garage sale with frozen fish? Coastal Seafoods in Minneapolis says 'sounds fun'

A garage sale with frozen fish? Coastal Seafoods in Minneapolis says 'sounds fun'

Coastal Seafoods customers can save 30% on shrimp, salmon, crab
Minneapolis
January 10
Eric Dayton of Askov Finlayson.

North Loop shop Askov Finlayson will close for major redesign

The Dayton brothers plan a major change to their men's store, adding women's and dropping third party brands.
Business
January 4
Target beefs up offerings for Shipt same-day delivery

Target beefs up offerings for Shipt same-day delivery

Membership in service has tripled in the past year.
Business
January 4
Tips for Room & Board's ultra-popular clearance sale, starting Sat. in Edina

Tips for Room & Board's ultra-popular clearance sale, starting Sat. in Edina

Expect long lines at the annual sale, which moved to a new day this season.
Business
December 28, 2018
Retailers big and small deliver on holiday shipping promises

Retailers big and small deliver on holiday shipping promises

Survey finds 93 percent kept their promises to get orders delivered on time.
Business
December 28, 2018

Best Buy bones up on health care biz

Retailer makes internal moves at its corporate office and hires two board members with deep experience in health care
Business
December 21, 2018
It's Super Saturday for procrastinators

It's Super Saturday for procrastinators

Traffic at stores will be second-highest, after Black Friday.
Business
December 21, 2018

For Caribou customers, it's high alert post-breach

Cyber criminal expert suggests ditching the debit card, freezing credit reports.