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Finding better ways to support older adults in their homes will become a critical challenge for Minnesota and the nation in coming years, as society copes with the aging of the baby boom generation.
The Bloomington mall is the first to use L.A. company Vntana's "mixed reality" technology in a retail setting. Powered by a 3-D gaming engine, it gives people the sense that they're talking to the character in real time.
Shoppers are expected to pony up $30 billion this year on gift cards, which remain No. 1 on people's wish lists.
Carroll, who belted out formidable bass lines with the competitive a cappella women's barbershop group, lived in Crystal.
Sales and traffic were down from last year over five-day weekend, according to the NRF, but retailers still on record-setting pace.
Some items in a line of clothing, health and nutrition products and workout equipment for women over 50 will be available starting this spring.
E-commerce sales reached $7.9 billion, an increase of 19 percent.
The thrill of the pre-dawn Black Friday shopping tradition shows no sign of fading among the faithful.
An estimated 164 million consumers are expected to do some shopping through Monday.
Survey finds Twin Cities shoppers expect to spend about 20 percent more this holiday season.
Target and Best Buy post strong Q3 sales while market is topsy-turvy
CEO Hubert Joly says company is energized going into holiday season.
Investments in operations to improve shipping and digital sales pressured profits.
As holiday shopping shifts online, Target, others look for way to capture traffic.
Discount chains, department stores and independent mom-and-pop shops vie for $3 billion in toy sales now up for grabs.
Target, Kohl's to open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving, but Mall of America will again close for the holiday.
After "years of decreasing profitability," final day of business will be Feb. 2.
The company has made a big competitive move on the holiday front, removing restrictions on the shipping offer.
Retailers are entering the all-important holiday season with strong momentum and customers wanting to spend.
Retailers offer perks, better pay to entice seasonal workers.
Bankruptcy filing expected to especially help Best Buy's growing push into appliances.
Lawmakers direct $300,000 to establish advisory council in bipartisan effort to support family caregivers.
Sam centered his life around guiding everyday people through tough times.
Paul Grangaard's online custom clothier will help Minnesota United look natty.
"Oversight" replaced some words in book details.
Target lands Teigen kitchen line, boosts holiday hiring.
Serena Williams spoke to 3,000 employees at annual meeting in Minneapolis.
Lopsided vote came from second Long Island store to reject representation.
A recent merger between the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) locals in Brooklyn Center and Worthington, Minn., has created one of the state’s largest…
The action is rare among front-line workers at Target Corp., where none of the retailer's more than 1,800 stores are unionized.
The company now expects same-store sales to rise 3.5 to 4.5 percent.
Company raises profit outlook for the year, predicting a strong holiday season.
Hom Furniture is seeking approval to double the retail floor space surrounding its flagship Hom store on Interstate 494 in Bloomington, a project that potentially…
Stress-relieving assistance systems unequal, study finds.
Retailer buys GreatCall, one of the nation's largest providers of health and personal emergency response calls.
Separately, mall launches service so Chinese tourists can use mobile payments.
Minneapolis-based restaurant meals delivery company continues rapid growth through acquisition and organic growth.
He now moves into a new post as executive chairman of the board, where he hopes to serve as an adviser and sounding board for the new CEO.
Proud to be a journalist, she also found humor in everyday moments that helped feed her online posts.
Getting doctors and insurance companies involved turns out to be "the secret sauce."
He takes the helm from Inge Thulin at a time of expected growth.
At least 600,000 Minnesotans care for an older parent, spouse, neighbor or friend. Research by AARP shows that almost half do medical tasks —…
Target, Best Buy and others have long criticized the lack of online sales tax.
It is inspired by the "slow flower" movement, which aims to build a more robust market for U.S.-grown plants that focuses on seasonality and avoids chemical use.
The region's strength may lie in the wide variety of Twin Cities firms
More than 1,200 people signed postcards and petitions, emphasizing economic benefits of the project.
More than two-thirds of those caring for their loved ones suffer job-related difficulties, but the U.S. is one of the few industrialized nations that doesn't guarantee workers paid leave to care for family members, and it's a rare employee perk.
More Americans face the challenge of caring for an aging parent or other loved one, a burden that will skyrocket as 76 million baby boomers move into their 80s. Meanwhile, family sizes are shrinking and demand for health care workers is growing.
As reporter Jackie Crosby cared for her parents, her friends and colleagues were facing the same complex, taxing work — and with little support.
Chris Policinski led the global dairy cooperative to explosive growth during his tenure.
Project on Winona waterfront expected to begin in late 2019.
The development is the first under the Del Webb brand in Minnesota.
The deal allows public access to thousands of past 'Prairie Home Companion' shows. MPR will pay Keillor $275,000 for money owed through past contracts. In return, Keillor agreed not to take legal action.
The home improvement chain is accusing ThyssenKrupp Elevator of breach of contract and failing to defend pending injury cases.
For more than two decades, Virginia Hyvarinen worked for the Duluth Public Library.
The company's employee stock ownership plan has lost $850 million since 2015. The company, now being sold to Shutterfly, said it can't discuss the lawsuit.
Move is one of biggest network expansions in company history.
The company's profits fell due to bonuses and costs associated with new U.S. tax law.
The food company's quarterly profits rose nearly 30 percent.
Layoffs begin immediately, with workers given "preferable access" to reapply as soon as Wednesday.
As labor market tightens, some are finding ways to keep older workers on job.
New owner Pilgrim's Pride moving duties to chicken company's other locations.
A mathematics professor for 33 years, Walczak used weather reports, music or everyday statistics to make numbers come alive.
General Mills division will pledge at least $2.5 million to benefit national parks.
Cargill is partnering with an Irish startup whose facial-recognition software and analytics can help dairy farmers lower their costs, increase production and take better care of their animals.
Many workers have taken their bosses up on their offers to telecommute or have switched from their cars to public transit.
In-kind contributions from employees across the Twin Cities provide an opportunity to meld business boosterism with civic pride.
Service from Boston and Philadelphia and back for the weekend are boosted.
The bipartisan RAISE Family Caregivers Act calls for a strategy to support family caregivers as the population ages.
Lineup of its new products includes a Lucky Charms frosted cornflakes mix.
Net earnings drop 6 percent, but global demand for key crops continues to grow.
Minneapolis startup Upsie is an independent alternative to getting warranties directly from big-box stores and online
The incident included health data, but no personal financial info.
After 16 years as a captain on Northwest Airlines 747s, Steve Bowen retired in 2005 and has since flown to many places around the world…
Delta's 747 fleet is rooted in the Minnesota airline it bought nine years ago