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Good Question: What's The Markup At Retailers?With Black Friday coming up, potential customers already starting to see some really good deals -- 30, 40, and even 50 percent off. So, do stores make money on these sales? What are the markups? Good Question.
Good Question: Where Does Money From Government Fines Go?Takata Corporation copped to mishandling a defect</a> that killed at least eight people and left others -- including a Minnesota woman -- blind. The government hands out billions in fines every year, but where does that money go?
Good Question: Why Are There Sales On Holidays Like Labor Day?All week long, television ads have declared “incredible Labor Day weekend events,” otherwise known as sales.
Target Considers Adding Grocery Delivery ServiceOfficials with Target announced Wednesday morning they will soon be implementing grocery delivery. Chief Marketing Officer Jeff Jones announced the move to marketing partners Wednesday morning.
'The Atlantic' Magazine: American Dream Still Alive In Mpls.Add "The Atlantic" magazine to the list of national publications that are in love with the Twin Cities. While we've heard the accolades before: We're smart! We're financially stable! There's a lot to do here! An upcoming article in the March 2015 issue of "The Atlantic" explores how the hearty stew of all of those factors makes the Twin Cities a model for others. The authors go so far as to call it "The Miracle of Minneapolis."
U Of M Study: Hungry Shopping Can Influence Nonfood Purchases, TooA recent University of Minnesota study has revealed that being hungry while shopping not only influences our desire to buy food, but other nonfood objects.
PODCAST 2-4-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave LeeBreaking News from overnight and Sid and Mike comment on SIGNING DAY at the U of M. Click the link above to listen!
Podcast Page: 1-28-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave LeeHump Day version of the WCCO Morning News...Click the link above to listen to things you may have missed.
Podcast Page: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 1-21-15John Kline reacts to the State Of the Union address and other highlights from a HUMP DAY can be found by clicking the link above.
Podcast Page! 1-14-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave LeeA hump day version of the WCCO Morning News. Click the link above to hear the highlights.
Good Question: Why Do We Still Have Fuel Surcharges?Twice a month, CitySprint, a courier company based in Edina, adjusts its fuel surcharge. It generally adjusts down one percent for every 10 cent drop in gas. Larger delivery companies, like UPS, have also reduced their fuel surcharge.
Talking Points: Will Gas Prices Continue To Fall?Sticker shock at the pump continues in the Twin Cities and around the nation. And for motorists filling up, it's the good kind of shock.
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