Amazon Offering 1-Hour Shipping For Twin Cities Last-Minute Holiday ShoppersThe holidays are a peak shopping time for Amazon and today it showed off its Prime Now hub in Minneapolis. Amazon says it's Prime home is a procrastinator's dream.
Need For Tech Workers Helps Bump Holiday Hiring NumbersBelieve it or not, Christmas is seven weeks away. That means a lot of businesses are busy hiring for the holidays. A new survey from the job website CareerBuilder shows 33 percent of companies plan to hire seasonal help this year -- up from 26 percent in 2014.
Best Buy Dropping Shipping Fees For The HolidaysBest Buy, the nation's largest consumer electronic chain, will drop all restrictions for free shipping for the holiday season, underscoring big changes in what customers have come to expect when they shop.
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.