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Deal is seen as a move to counter Amazon.
Retailer rolls option into smartphone app instead of joining Apple Pay.
Big-box retailers are concentrating on experiences to help fight the exodus to online shopping.
Online purchases spike 17 percent as holiday shopping season rolls on.
The action was greater at stores and malls that were closed on Thursday, but shopping all around was off to a strong start.
Even if the kickoff for holiday shopping has lost some of its frenzy, shoppers turned out in force. And it's become a bigger time for online sales.
It's show time for retailers, whose logistics will soon be tested by a crush of shoppers. Here's an inside look at Best Buy's preparations.
Retailers are looking for ways to boost flagging sales and to stop shoppers from flocking to the likes of Amazon.com.
Electronics retailer tempers expectations for holidays after robust summer and autumn.
Target continued to show sales growth for the second quarter in a row while its investments in lowering prices and store remodels took a toll on its bottom line as expected.
Twin Cities retailers set to report third-quarter results this week, displaying if their momentum continues.
Best Buy releases ad showing it will spread the discounts of one day across the entire month.
The stores have been underperforming, the Minneapolis-based retailer said.
It will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving night, then close at midnight.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos promotes retailer's use of voice assistant as holiday shopping season approaches.
Mall of America is part of a growing group of retailers to close on Thanksgiving.
After a disappointing 2016, the retailer is changing its strategy.
With updated stores paying off, Minneapolis retailer boosts how many it will redo.
Evine told group that company is not for sale.
It's one of the Minneapolis retailer's smaller format stores
Several already have pilot projects in place with Target
The Minneapolis-based retailer is hoping it will capture more online customers through the partnership.
The Minneapolis-born delivery service is now in 30 areas.
"Drive Up" service launches at 50 stores in the Twin Cities area.
The approach to invest in the physical seems counterintuitive at a time when the digital onslaught is leading other retailers to shutter hundreds of locations or go out of business.
New home and lifestyle brand will be called 'Hearth & Hand with Magnolia.'
Best Buy is closing two stores in the Twin Cities — one in Blaine and one in Inver Grove Heights.The Richfield-based retailer will not renew…
Reports of Kremlin ties led retailer to pull the product.
Jackie Rice, a former automotive industry executive, was one of the first people brought into the company by Brian Cornell.
Metro area is among 14 added to same-day delivery expansion.
Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly said the second-quarter results were driven by higher consumer demand for technology products and strong execution of its strategy.
Company was caught in crosshairs of reports of price gouging before and during the storm.
Ecolab, C.H. Robinson also among operations that are being assessed because of the storm.
CEO Brian Cornell said that the retailer plans to continue to innovate while focusing on its core business.
'I'm not walking into a troubled situation,' Jones said about leading the nation's biggest tax preparer.
The $10 million makeover of the Nicollet Mall Target is complete, giving a glimpse of the Minneapolis retailer's plan to retool its stores
But the higher costs to fulfill online orders and a broader price-cutting effort eroded Target's bottom line. Its second-quarter profit fell 1.2 percent.
But the higher costs to fulfill online orders and the company's efforts to lower prices eroded its bottom line. Target's net profit in the second quarter dropped 1.2 percent.
Big changes coming with third-party delivery firm, revamped grocery team.
Move from California put workplace app closer to venture capital, big firms.
Target is cutting back its after-hours shopping events for students who were bused in from campuses, and is trying different strategies.
The employees, most of whom work remotely, will be offered other positions in the company.
That's because many schools start here after Labor Day, retail experts say. We're also expected to spend less than the national average.
Customers will be able to try out products such as vacuums, $400 hair dryer.
Pushed to succeed, Corie Barry is doing just that amid Best Buy's surge.
Many are developing ways to bridge the digital and physical shopping experience
Minneapolis-based retailer says shifts in strategy are paying off.
The stores at Southdale Center, Burnsville Center, Eden Prairie Center and the Shoppes at Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove are part of the closing.
The retailer hopes to make the convenience available to the public in coming months.
Former Target exec is also named president in flurry of leadership changes.
The shopping mall faces an existential crisis as consumers grow increasingly accustomed to buying online and as young people, once the lifeblood of malls, socialize on Snapchat and Instagram.
The Nicollet Mall location opens its liquor store Friday, as state's new law kicks in this weekend.
Best Buy moves to command a corner of the market for voice-controlled devices.
As a result, the megamall, as it has in recent years, is putting its parental escort policy into place all weekend.
It becomes the latest in the Twin Cities to shut down, but Gordmans will reopen.
The fast-growing mattress company confirmed this week that Target was the lead investor in a $170 million round of funding.
The $13.7 billion deal is a direct challenge to Minnesota's biggest food retailers.
No reason was given; it's the latest change in a reshuffling of the company's management.
The store is slated to close on Aug. 13.
Employees are eligible for severance packages.
To boost sales, the retailer is trying to make it easier for customers to navigate.
Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly said Best Buy will roll out nationwide later this year an in-home advisors program it has been testing in a handful of markets for about a year.
The settlement is the largest of its kind to date.
Proposed rule could drive price increases for retailers.
The shift to online shopping once again took a toll on Minnesota's largest retailers last year.
The Eden Prairie-based upscale retailer is confident it will buck the trend of declining mall stores.
Sales and adjusted profit fell for the Minneapolis retail giant, but not as much as expected. And there are glimmers of strength for the rest of the year.
Casper brand products will be sold on the retailer's website beginning next month.
Como Zoo officials are crossing their fingers because Alice, a Western lowland gorilla, is pregnant again.
For 16 years, Arthur Valdez helped Amazon set the bar in retail for getting packages to customers at warp speed. Now he's doing the same at Target Corp.
Possibly as soon as next month, Target Corp. will start testing Target Restock, a program to deliver everyday household staples that is similar to Amazon's Pantry program for Prime members.
Vivint monitoring products will be in 400 stores by end of summer.
Compensation packages were adjusted for many executives as retailer tries to find footing.
Company's latest promotion uses carts and musics to create a store shopping experience that can't be replicated online.
An offer to buy Target's Food + Future lab surfaced at the last minute as the Minneapolis-based retailer was preparing to wind it down. But Target apparently couldn't come to terms with the buyer.
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