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Traffic is still not back to pre-pandemic levels at MOA, and retail as a whole is facing difficulties exacerbated by the pandemic economy.
The Minneapolis-based retailer joins other chains in dropping mask use in states and municipalities that allow it.
The value for collectible cards has soared over the past year, shaped by speculators who rush into stores to buy whole inventories and then resell the most in-demand cards online.
He cultivated the Galleria in Edina as an intimate mix of local and national brands.
Hubert Joly has a new book out, as he forges his next chapter after leading companies.
Target helps launch Twin Cities Asian Executive Leadership Conference, will highlight Asian-owned businesses on website.
The executive team is reshuffling to cover his duties.
Public safety officials described plans to take down barriers and boards, citing calmed tensions and decreased threats of civil unrest.
The site of George Floyd's death was transformed as he crowd heard the news. Hundreds trickled into the square to hear and celebrate. Some in the crowd wept and embraced.
Here are places that people can seek solace.
Twin Cities business owners hurt during last summer's riots prepare again for unrest
As the trial over George Floyd's death unfolds, many are hoping the case will prompt retailers to reassess how they treat Black and other minority customers.
Trial observers took to social media to voice their sympathy for Cup Foods clerk, saying he shouldn't have been put in that situation.
She teaches 10th grade English at Champlin Park High School.
The world took a front-row seat to the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on Monday.
Speakers at a prayer service on the eve of opening statements in the Derek Chauvin murder and manslaughter trial urged peace, unity and justice for…
Community groups focus on smoothing tensions in Minneapolis.
Last week's dismissal from the Chauvin jury pool of a Black man who said Blacks don't receive equal treatment under the justice system is renewing questions over how race and bias are handled in Minnesota's justice system.
Videos surfaced on social media Thursday showing the confrontation.
Woman whose son died in police encounter provides support, raises money for headstones.
At times, Chaunté Ford has to reconcile her profession and her cultural identity: "I am a Black woman, and I am a police officer."
About 150 people, many of them family members of Minnesotans who died during encounters with police, gathered outside of Gov. Tim Walz's St. Paul residence Saturday to demand more accountability.
Now the Minneapolis-based retailer plans to invest $4B a year to be ready for whatever the next disruption will be.
Some don't want to send a wrong message; others fear more damage could do them in.
The retailer has focused on store-centric fulfillment for years and it boosted growth during the pandemic.
The BCA is investigating the shooting that killed 37-year-old David Conwell.
The Minnesota Department of Commerce has doubled the amount of assistance families can qualify for to help cover the costs to heat their homes following…
The Richfield-based retailer reckons with online shopping but it expects sales to slow.
George Goldfarb has been CEO for a decade; he will be chairman emeritus of the company when he steps down.
How to save the aging Burnsville Center? New mall owner thinks the key is selling some buildings, land
City Council hosts a work session with stakeholders over the mall's future
Several within Target's top management are taking new roles.
Retailers large and small are seeing gradual increases in customers returning to stores.
The Richfield-based retailer says it must evolve its workforce as shoppers' habits change.
The retailer also will cover transportation for those wanting shots for COVID.
Target markets All in Motion as an affordable, high-quality activewear line for the entire family.
Individual traders have rocked the stock market in recent weeks as they helped push several share prices of struggling retailers to extraordinary heights.
The Minneapolis-based retailer's selection will include winner of first design contest for HBCU students.
The limited-edition items are available starting on Feb. 28.
The stores are continuing closing sales, with completion set for before the end of February.
Target front-line managers will qualify for higher awards.
Medtronic has expressed an interest in buying 1.5 million of shares being offered in the IPO of Compute Health Acquisition Corp.
After being closed since 2018, the Good Grocer is set to reopen on Nicollet Avenue.
The women's apparel chain said its sales plummeted during the pandemic.
Comparable sales — including a 4% increase in same-store sales and a doubling of online sales— jumped during the busy November and December months.
Higher sales likely to keep up into early part of year.
Mike Kohan sees new chances for the mall, which was regaining traffic before COVID.
The items have snaps that could come loose or break off and cause hazards, according to federal consumer watchdog group.
The mall's owner has worked out a deal that modified terms of the loan because of the pandemic.
United Kingdom company THG Holdings will be the new owner.
After founding support networks, Jessica Winnie now is showcasing products in MN Black Box.
Christmas crunch this year is not at stores but rather on doorsteps as giving gifts goes online during pandemic.
Results of the $99 tests are available the same day, often within 30 minutes.
The Richfield retailer has several ongoing fulfillment pilots including a handful of redesigned Twin Cities stores.
A 46-year-old man was identified as the victim of a fatal Rosemount fire.Gene A. Spurzem died Dec. 4, a couple of days after a house…
Struggling before the pandemic, the women's clothing chain might not be able to recover from the dip in sales this year.
The Mpls. retailer joins others in a federal action alleging inflating of prices.
Cyber Monday is expected to become the largest online shopping day in history as more consumers decide to digitally fill their holiday stockings this year…
With a rise in COVID-19 cases across the country, numerous big box stores like Twin Cities-based Target and Best Buy decided to close this Thanksgiving and offer their sales early online and in stores to discourage large crowds visiting stores on Black Friday.
Some Twin Cities Shipt workers were unable to schedule orders to fulfill.
Retailer's results benefited from holiday deals, but run may be temporary.
Twin Cities retail experts launch Urban Rooster, where shoppers can buy products from local small businesses.
Stores have spread out their holiday discounts to reduce crowds.
Analysts say pandemic may keep sales up in 4th quarter but growth isn't sustainable.
Thanks to COVID, kids can't sit on the jolly old elf's lap, but they can still get face time.
The arrangement widens the number of delivery options for shoppers.
The plan is to expand the mini shops to hundreds more, strengthening both brands.
The grocery-delivery company seeks to triple its workforce.
Retailers and stores are ramping up precautions ahead of the holiday season.
Many retailers focusing on distribution and delivery as online sales expected to surge.
Some of the downtown Minneapolis businesses taking precautions now were damaged in unrest in August.
The electronics retailer will open at 5 a.m. the day after the Thanksgiving holiday.
The shopping mall's owner has fallen behind on its mortgage payments. The auction does not include J.C. Penney, Macy's and the empty Sears.
Computer outlet never reopened after pandemic closure, damage from riots.
Shoppers may reserve line spots remotely, and more can drive up to pick up orders.
Some stores are making accommodations for social distancing, while others can't find enough workers to fill orders.