NRF: Holiday Retail Sales Up 4 Percent Over 2015The holidays truly were the season of giving in 2016 -- retail sales topped $650 billion, according to the National Retail Federation.
4 Things To Know: Gophers Protest, Portillo's Opening & MoreThey include a protest by the University of Minnesota Gophers football team, and a new restaurant chain making inroads in Minnesota.
4 Things To Know: Trump Clashes With Union Leader, Twinsfest & MoreFrom Donald Trump clashing with a union leader to Twinsfest tickets soon up for grabs, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, Dec. 8.
Best 2016 Holiday Restaurant Gift Card Deals In MinnesotaIt’s the perfect way to say “thank you” to coworkers, or your babysitter, or a great gift for family and friends.
Holiday Shopping Season Starts At Minneapolis Craft MarketThe Minneapolis Craft Market and the Linden Hills Farmers Market joined up to host more than 50 vendors selling holiday gifts on Sunday.
Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers Out In ForceYou made your list. You checked it twice -- but that does not mean all those holiday errands are finished. With Christmas Eve just hours away, shoppers hit Twin Cities' grocery stores and shopping malls all day.
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.
Survey: Holiday Shoppers To Spend More On ThemselvesForget the naughty or nice list. It appears more people are forgoing giving gifts this season, and instead buying them for themselves.
Best 2015 Holiday Restaurant Gift Card Deals In MinnesotaIt’s the best time of the year if you’re looking for a great deal on restaurant gift cards. Spend $100, get $20. Spend $100, get $25. Spend $25, get $5. It’s the perfect way to say “thank you” to coworkers, or your babysitter, or a great gift for family and friends.
Shoppers Keep It Local On 'Small Business Saturday'Managing a local business runs in the family for Angela Lessman. "I was around it my whole childhood," Lessman said. "I grew up in a store. My parents had a store for consignment for artists in Door County, Wisconsin."
MOA Entices Holiday Customers With Experience ShoppingMany malls are struggling for customers in the lead up to one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. Online sales and fast checkouts have people staying at home -- and that is why the Mall of America in Bloomington is trying something new to lure customers.
Best 2015 Holiday Restaurant Gift Card Deals In MinnesotaIt’s the best time of the year if you’re looking for a great deal on restaurant gift cards. Spend $100, get $20. Spend $100, get $25. Spend $25, get $5. It’s the perfect way to say “thank you” to coworkers, or your babysitter, or a great gift for family and friends.

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