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Online Shopping

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Target, Other Retailers Take On Silicon Valley

Software engineers wearing jeans and flip flops test the latest smartphone apps. Walls and windows double as whiteboards where ideas are jotted down. And a mini basketball net is in the center of it all. At first glance, this workplace resembles any Silicon Valley startup.

11/15/2013

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Wish Lists For Christmas Are Going Digital

When it comes to letters to Santa, some are ditching the pen and paper and looking to their tablets and smartphones instead.

12/10/2012

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Record-Breaking Cyber Monday Sales Projected

If many of your co-workers seemed a little less productive today you might chalk it up to online shopping. Monday is affectionately known as Cyber Monday – when retailers put deals online that are simply too good to pass up.

11/26/2012

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Cyber Monday: Even More Businesses, Consumers Taking Part

This Cyber Monday, shoppers are expected to spend a spend $1.5 billion, which is hundreds of millions more than last year, according to Internet analytics firm comScore. Just like Black Friday, Cyber Monday is starting earlier than ever, with many retailers offering Cyber Weekend deals.

11/25/2012

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Protect Your Personal Information When Shopping Online

Online shopping doesn’t have to be risky. Here are a few tips to protect your credit/debit card information on the internet.

11/07/2012

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Minn. Businesses Step Up Push For Online Sales Tax

Representatives of Minnesota businesses large and small are ramping up pressure on state lawmakers to collect sales taxes on purchases made through online-only retailers.

04/12/2012

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Best Buy Cancels Some Online Orders

Best Buy says it won’t be able to fill some customers’ online orders, just days before Christmas.

12/22/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Free Shipping Day

Gifts are being bought and packages have begun showing up on doorsteps. So how much will it cost to get those presents to Aunt Mable’s house all the way across the country? Hopefully nothing!

12/07/2011

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Will Cyber Monday Eventually Disappear?

Bargain shoppers aren’t waiting until Cyber Monday to do their holiday shopping. At the stroke of midnight Friday shoppers began their buying marathon. But not everyone rushed into stores — instead, they jumped online.

11/27/2011

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Shopping Survey: Where We’ll Be Spending, How Much

Minnesotans will be spending more this holiday season than last year, according to a University of St. Thomas Professor.

11/16/2011

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Cyber Monday Leads To Cyber Week For Some Retailers

An estimated 106 million people will shop on-line Monday in what has become known as Cyber Monday.

11/29/2010

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Shop Smart This ‘Cyber Monday’

Online shopping will likely be at its peak today. Cyber Monday officially started at midnight, and a lot of stores are putting deep discounts on their websites.

11/29/2010

Good Question: Is Shopping Online At Work OK?

It’s the week before Thanksgiving. The holiday shopping season is about to begin. And certainly none of you people would ever spend valuable time on-the-clock at work shopping on the Internet.

11/23/2010

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Deblog: Do You Shop Online At Work?

We all take breaks during the work day. Some take 15 minutes to smoke. Some walk around talking to friends. Others, surf the internet.

11/23/2010