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The full-time, year-round positions are on top of 1,500 already at Shakopee facility.
Retailers and analysts say they have not seen consumers this enthusiastic about a toy since Tickle Me Elmo.
The Plymouth-based retailer said sales and profits are on an upswing; stock rises 22 percent.
Minnesotans spent $250 million online that day, up 17 percent from 2015.
Black Friday traffic, after Mall of America stayed closed on Thursday, broke records.
After closing on the holidays, lines formed to get the specials of the day.
While the final numbers on Thanksgiving Day traffic won't be in for days, some Twin Cities store managers said the crowds seemed larger.
The retailer hopes to make the sale both more profitable and without the online glitches of last year.
Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly delights in proving wrong the naysayers who thought Amazon would put Best Buy out of business. To the contrary, he says, there's room in the market for both to win.
The company's stock jumped sharply to its highest level in more than six years.
Executives are more optimistic for the year-end shopping boom after a strong back-to-school season.
Some skeptics wondered if the Mall of America would really stay closed on Thanksgiving after giving individual stores the option to stay open.Turns out, the…
The much-anticipated Spanish retailer should be big draw, along with selected designer brands.
The current interim leader hopes to expand flexible programs for students.
Although the Mall of America closing started a small movement to move Black Friday back to Friday, most big box retailers are still opening on the holiday.
Shekar Natarajan will fill a newly created senior vice president position.
Among those who will be cheering this week for the end of this highly contentious and emotionally draining election season are America's retailers, now itching for shoppers to get into the holiday spirit.
Preliminary results from the third quarter are a positive step, CEO says.
Dament was one of CEO Brian Cornell's first major hires.
More holiday advertising targeted at Hispanics is one example of the retailer's emphasis on attracting new customers.
The retailer's tagline for the year-end shopping season is "Holiday Gifting Made Easy."
The Minneapolis-based retailer hopes to revive seasonal sales with the campaign, which will focus more on promotions.
Move simplifies message, helps electronics retailer compete with Amazon.
Retailer's in-house creative team designs no-branding displays that grace the sky
The mall has started using virtual reality and robots and is exploring augmented reality to engage potential customers
Housed in the Maple Grove store, the training program trains lower-level managers about customer, employee skills.
Stumpf had resigned from the bank last week amid a scandal over the firm's sales practices.
Last year's $325 million expansion restored the MOA's bragging rights as the nation's biggest mall. But it is unlikely to end the ongoing pressure that malls feel to get bigger and glitzier.
The limited-edition dolls quickly sell out on Target.com.
The Mall of America's 520-plus stores will have the option to open on the holiday, but mall executives expect that most will decide to remain closed.
The Twin Cities area, with its 17 Fortune 500 companies, qualifies as "underserved," according to the Stanford effort. What's the catch?
New program offers manufacturing and marketing support.
The job will be split between Mike McNamara and Mark Tritton.
The area is becoming a hot spot for men's boutiques.
With fewer store openings, the company is looking to use its cash.
Six of 11 start-ups forge partnerships with the Minneapolis-based retailer.
Wal-Mart is launching the service on Wednesday in Cottage Grove, Oak Park Heights and Monticello, with Maple Grove to follow on Oct. 6.
14,000 red-clad employees hear sales pitches from executives at Target Center
Delivery options for time-strapped customers is becoming flush locally.
In choosing the products to stock, Mark Tritton controls the direction of the retailer's evolution.
Target's Techstar entrepreneurs are close to turning their ideas into fully formed firms
At Minnesota's biggest investment conference, analysts sort out the good, bad and the foolish.
Stock sees best one-day gain in decade after sales increase surprises analysts.
Display at MOA is part of the retail chain's 50th anniversary celebration.
The checkout lane at the mini-Target store in Dinkytown is lined with the holy trifecta of many college diets: mac & cheese, Ramen noodles and…
Sheets were labled as Egyptian cotton when they were not.
Bob Rosenblatt took over day-to-day operations in February.
The company's second-quarter results and forecast were yet more proof that consumer spending patterns have been changing.
Target Corp. will spend $20 million this year to add family restrooms to the rest of its stores to appease critics upset with its policy…
A number of start-ups have begun delivery service in the Twin Cities recently, but Amazon hopes to stand out by offering the deliveries free to its Prime members.
Owner HEI Hotels and Resorts said hackers installed malicious software on its systems
The company has also been looking to do more with stores it considers flagships, including the Nicollet Mall location.
Preston Mosier will become senior VP of fulfillment operations.
Sales of small sizes in men's line spurred Minnesota company to revive its vintage line for today's rugged fashionistas.
Amazon's Kindle readers and tablet are available online now, will be in stores in October.
It's new program follows Amazon's debut last week.
The retailer is closing some of its stores within a store, while expanding others.
Mike McNamara, who arrived last June from British-based grocer Tesco as one of the key outside appointments to the Target executive team, isn't done making changes yet.
For 27 years, Target's bull's-eye has been a triumphant fixture on the IndyCar scene, connected to more than 101 victories including four Indianapolis 500 wins.
Ridgedale Center is part of a pilot program using technology that shows how busy lots are.
The retailer is aiming for the stars with the launch of Cat & Jack children's apparel
Retailer joins national campaign run by Keep America Beautiful and the Ad Council.
The retailer said the space was needed for other functions.
As a young man, Donald “Bill” McMoore helped break down barriers as at times the only black member of the University of Minnesota’s football team.…
Under a pilot program, tech advisers come to customers' houses and consult on issues from internet speed to smart home products.
Rainbow-themed displays are popping up in big box and mom-and-pop stores alike.
The store will be the third in the U.S. from the Italian firm started by Alessandro Versace
Ten will send employees to be in Techstars' retail "accelerator" program.
Janitors and backers celebrated as the retailer agreed to use a "responsible" contractor.
The latest step: bringing in a nonprofit agency to assist workers struggling at the margins, including those who are homeless or nearly so.
The Seattle-based online giant said it will open a new technology development center in downtown Minneapolis and will hire about 100 software engineers and managers to fill it.
Comparable sales rose 6 percent from a rough period a year ago.
More than 80 people were waiting in line at 11 a.m. when it opened.
It shifts from different sites for different devices to one for all.
With upscale displays and added service, retailer honors its department store roots.
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