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Target Reports Flat 2Q Profits, But Sales Up

Target is reporting that net income for the second quarter was unchanged, with results dragged down by the retailer’s upcoming move into Canada. Yet customers are again spending money and the cheap chic discounter raised its earnings outlook.

08/15/2012

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Neiman Marcus: Latest Luxury Retailer Calling It Quits In MN

Neiman Marcus is the latest luxury retailer saying goodbye to Minnesota, and it might have a lot to do with how much Minnesotans are able to spend these days.

07/23/2012

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Target’s 1Q Profits Up 1.2 Percent

Target Corp. reported a 1.2 percent increase in first-quarter profit and raised its earnings forecast for the full year due to strong sales of its food and cheap chic fashions.

05/16/2012

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Group Pushes For Local Sales Tax For Web Retail

A group calling itself Main Street Fairness Coalition wants the Minnesota State legislature to immediately approve a bill this session that would force internet retailers to charge their customers local or state sales taxes.

04/12/2012

Target shopping carts sit in the parking lot outside of a Target store in Daly City, Calif. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Target March Sales Figure Up 7.3 Percent

Target Corp. said Thursday a key sales figure rose a better-than-expected 7.3 percent in March, helped by warm weather. The discounter, with headquarters in Minneapolis, boosted its first-quarter earnings outlook based on solid results.

04/05/2012

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Target Names New Chief Financial Officer

Target is promoting John Mulligan to chief financial officer. The move is effective April 1.

01/24/2012

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Target’s Jason Wu Line May Not Be ‘Missoni Mania’

Target has been selling designer stuff since Michael Graves back in 1999. But Missoni was the first one to crash the store’s website, and now we’re getting a look at Target’s next “limited time” collection.

01/11/2012

Target shopping carts sit in the parking lot outside of a Target store in Daly City, Calif. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Target Cuts Outlook After Dec. Misses Expectations

Target lowered its earnings expectations Thursday following a disappointing December, with consumers waiting until the last minute to shop as well as weak sales of electronics.

01/05/2012

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MSP Airport Wins 2 Awards For Concessions

Service at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is standing out by winning two awards off the tarmac and in the terminal.

12/06/2011

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Retailers Hope For Less Snow Than Last Year

Local businesses are hoping for calm weather this shopping season after a rough 2010.

12/01/2011

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Black Friday: Let The Deals Begin!

Two hours before Black Friday officially began, many shoppers were already waiting in lines, hoping to be the first one through the door.

11/24/2011

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Missoni fashions Rock Target On-line And In Stores

The Missoni fashion brand has never been hotter than yesterday, when Target stores were blitzed and on-line demand overloaded the retailer.

09/14/2011

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Shop Early And Save On School Supplies

You may not be thinking about back to school shopping yet, but retailers are: they expect to ring up more than $68 billion in sales this year. Though it seems early, getting a jump start on your supply shopping could mean bigger savings in the long run.

07/27/2011

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Target June Revenue Figure Beats Expectations

Target says revenue at stores open at least one year rose 4.5 percent in June as shoppers picked up groceries and seasonal merchandise.

07/07/2011

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Progress Toward A New Retail Complex In Brooklyn Center

Demolition of most of Brookdale Center could begin soon.

05/01/2011

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