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Long lines formed as Saturday shopping outings slowed to a snail's pace. Even after the retailer said the problem was fixed, shoppers reported delays.
Shoppers can now use the website to place orders.
St. Cloud grocery chain admits no wrongdoing in settling with the U.S. Attorney's Office.
She becomes the fifth CEO in Best Buy history, and one of three women to lead a Minnesota Fortune 500 company.
The move comes as U.S. retailers seek to attract employees in a difficult market for hiring.
When the University of Minnesota’s world-renowned aging expert Robert Kane died unexpectedly in March 2017, he was heavily involved in state and federal projects to…
A fellowship by the Ballard Spahr law firm and Piper Jaffray aims to attract more women and minorities to the legal ranks
Convenience may be winning out over price in the retail world. Consumers want to walk the aisles and fill their own carts. But they also…
A $21M loss in the first quarter has the company changing its name and cutting positions.
Six resorts are changing hands in a megadeal that includes some of Minnesota's most popular vacation spots.
With a new e-commerce center, along with its stores and traditional distribution centers, Best Buy says it can now provide next-day delivery to most of its customers.
Sales of high-margin appliances along with wearables and tablets helped buoy sales during the first quarter.
The company and consumers handled tariffs so far, but another test lies ahead.
Digital growth skyrockets: Sales from Target.com and mobile apps grew 42% during the first quarter compared to last year. Shoppers say “I want…
Gains in online, mobile came from shoppers using pickup or delivery services.
Target exec calls its latest fashion partnership 'one of the most successful in history.'
Purchase of GreatCall expands retailer's connection to seniors
Kevin Krier's first love was stage acting, which became the perfect bedrock for a career producing fashion shows and galas for some of the world's…
Now called Roundel, the goal is to become a more-aggressive player.
The stock deal grants vendor two new seats on the board, with new CEO Tim Peterman.
Everspring cleaning supplies and paper products hit shelves on Monday.
The specialty women's retail chain failed to meet minimum market cap of $15 million.
Everyday objects used to build connection for dementia patients.
The service will be available at 6,000 stores.
Survey about shopping preferences for first time asks Gen Z about gender identification, interest in social issues.
Local makers of Drymate Mats now sell seven products to Walmart.
The Minneapolis retailer has pledged to pay all workers at least $15 an hour by the end of 2020.
Retailer took steps after a newspaper report faulted the online platform for failing to fully vet day care providers.
Home shopping network tumbled deep into the red during the holiday period.
Equity firm will pay $300M for majority stake in Duluth-based retailer.
Remodels spiff up aisles and backroom operations to meet modern shopping trends.
Family-owned operation launched in 1957, had recently been under financial strain.
As interest in heritage brands grows among urban fashionistas, the 110-year-old Minnesota brand makes its first inroads into the big city.
Over the years, the ambitious couple turned their property on Coon Lake into a verdant playground.
As one of two women on the board of management of Germany-based Allianz SE, she calls increasing diversity her "personal crusade."
Wages are ticking up. The labor market is robust. But consumers are giving the kind of mixed messages that drive economists and retail executives batty. Will they or won't they spend in 2019?
In an interview, ex-CEO of the embattled chain reveals strategy to confront the competition.
Store traffic hurt by bad weather, but investments in e-commerce will pay off in year ahead, execs say.
He's among 126 people from across the globe selected for a five-year program aimed at helping recipients gain knowledge and contacts to expand their ideas and make a difference in their communities.
Target Corp. has promised to hit that level for all workers by the end of 2020.
The Minneapolis-based retailer gains market share in every major category and now offers at least seven ways to shop.
Two years in, Target's huge gamble to invest $7B in stores and technology is paying off. The question now is, can the momentum continue?
The nation's largest consumer electronics saw sales rise 3 percent, beating Wall Street estimates.
Bruce Sorrells seemed to know just the right approach to helping a kid get through a rough patch.He grew up fatherless, which explained part of…
The new brands' marketing strategy focuses on diversity across size, race and culture.
Breach tied to point-of-sale system from Bemidji-based North Country.
New owners of local pharmacy hope to fill a niche in health care landscape.
Michael Sullivan Jr. will oversee 175 lawyers across offices in the Twin Cities, Washington, D.C., St. Cloud and Fargo.
Best Buy's sustainability efforts earned it a top spot on Barron's ranking.
Four years ago, a group of Target employees persuaded the retailer to try a test during Black History Month that would gauge customers’ interest in…
Shelley Kendrick, who will take over as chief executive of Ecumen, has spent nearly three decades working in health care and senior services.
Shuttering is cost-cutting move for retailer facing double-digit sales declines.
Fourth-quarter sales increased in all segments and all global regions.
After an early-onset Alzheimer's diagnosis, Jerry Parks' family bought land in Plymouth and found a partner to run a 36-resident home.
Evine Live has until July 15 to get its stock price up.
CEO Hubert Joly is intensifying the company's focus on helping customers make the most of complicated technology.
Target's performance stood out from sales weakness at other big retailers as investors hammered retail stocks today. Target also announced job changes involving senior executives.
Current second-in-command Shelly Kendrick will replace Kathryn Roberts, who will stay on in a part-time role.
Peter Taunton will be strategic adviser as he shifts more time to a scholarship charity.
Fairview Health will roll out new service to businesses after testing it on its own employees
Sears announced today it plans to close the store at the Mall of America in late March as part of an 80-store bankruptcy liquidation, signaling the end of an era for a store that once dominated the nation's retail landscape. The company also said it will shutter the Kmart in Rochester, Minn.
Mastercard analysis shows that this year shoppers spent 5.1 percent more between Nov. 1 and Christmas than they did in 2017.
Snow, rain, ice headed to metro before temps plummet Friday; heaviest snow will hit north, west and central.
Retailer turns down offer from firm that is reviving Herberger's as "not in best interest of stockholders."
The retailer said 265 company-owned stores were tied to the breach.
Cabby Lolmaugh, the current COO, has been with the retailer 17 years.
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.
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