Report: Amazon Sends Plans To Mpls. Concerning Food Delivery ServiceAnother big name is planning on jumping into the Twin Cities grocery market. The Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal reports Amazon has sent plans to Minneapolis city officials outlining their plans to start a food delivery service.
Amazon's Shakopee Location Could Change Twin Cities Shopping LandscapeBy next year's State Fair, marketing experts say the state of retail and grocery shopping in the Twin Cities could be dramatically changed. Amazon.com's massive distribution center in Shakopee is now under construction. When it's finished, it's expected to provide same day delivery of 200 million consumer products.
Good Question: What Motivates Employees To Perform?What motivates employees to perform? Good Question.
4 Things To Know: Caitlyn Jenner's Honor, 2 Big Sales & MoreHere are the four stories you need to know about for Tuesday, July 15. They include what two retailers hope will be your biggest shopping day of the year, and a great showing by a Minnesota Twin in the national spotlight.
Amazon 'Prime Day' Is Finally Here!Amazon is celebrating its 20th anniversary with exclusive sales to subscribers of its Prime services. The company says the one-day sale will be bigger than Black Friday, with the retailer offering more deals than it did on that shopping day.
Good Question: Where Do We Typically Shop?Starting at midnight Wednesday, Amazon will be offering huge discounts on 1,000 items to its Prime members. The online retailer has deemed Wednesday, July 15, Prime Day. Wal-Mart, the nation’s largest retailer, is responding with deals on 2,000 of its items.
Wal-Mart Announces Online Sale To Rival Amazon's 'Prime Day'Walmart announced Monday morning that it will hold a sale to rival Amazon's Prime Day on Wednesday.
Wisconsin Company Says It Will Stop Making Confederate FlagsA flag maker in the Milwaukee area says it will stop making and selling the Confederate flag, saying the decision was motivated by last week's shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina.
Champlin Residents Becoming Vigilant Over Package TheftsThe holiday shopping season is around the corner, and police have a warning: Don't get packages delivered to your house when you aren't there. Last Friday and Saturday in Champlin, police received two reports of packages stolen from doorways in the middle of the afternoon. But one of them happened at a house where a security camera was rolling, and the face of one of the thieves is clearly visible.
Target Offers Free Shipping On All Holiday ItemsTarget Corp. is offering for the first time free holiday shipping on all items, including even $6 lipsticks, as the discounter throws itself in the ring to compete better with the likes of Amazon.
Good Question: Could HBO Change How We Pay For TV?HBO just announced that, starting next year, it's cutting the cable cord. Fans of shows like "Veep" and "Game of Thrones" will no longer have to subscribe to the premium channel through their cable TV provider, but rather will be allowed to stream shows on the Internet.
Stores Prepare To Fight Amazon For Christmas BusinessIn the past, brick and mortar stores like Target and Wal-Mart have chased Amazon.com's low pricing. But according to Wells Fargo study, that changed in the last six months. University of St. Thomas Marketing Instructor Jon Seltzer says all three are stepping up, but in different ways.