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MN Group To Black Friday Shoppers: Visit Retailers Who Pay Living Wage

With Black Friday approaching, low prices may be your top priority, but a Minnesota group wants you to consider spending a little more at certain local shops.

11/24/2013

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Good Question: How Can Online Retailers Ship Same Day?

The one thing you can’t get when you shop online is instant gratification. Now the gratification is getting closer to instant.

10/09/2012

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Are Warehouse Retailer Memberships Worth It?

Warehouse retailers Sam’s Club and Costco offer low prices with an upfront membership fee that can cost up to $110 a year. According to a retail expert, the membership can be worth the cost, but shoppers have to use it often.

10/08/2012

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Area Retailers Already Hiring For The Holidays

The temperatures in the 90s Thursday may have made you look twice when seeing snow blower ads in the newspaper. But if you thought that was odd, then listen to this: Holiday hiring has already started for some major local retailers.

08/30/2012

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Best Buy December Sales Fall

Best Buy Co. says that weaker than expected traffic until the week before Christmas and low demand in Canada and Europe put a crimp in its December sales.

01/06/2012

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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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Retailers Hire Up As The Holiday Season Approaches

More jobs this year than last year: That’s the headline at several Minnesota department stores that say holiday hiring is already underway.

10/10/2011

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Good Question: What Toys Will Be Hot For The Holidays?

It’s not even October, but it’s the most wonderful time of the year for toy manufacturers and retailers. How do they decide which of the dancing robots and remote controlled cars to highlight?

09/20/2011

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Retailers Post Strong June Sales

Colossal sales enticed consumers to shop like it was 1999 last month. But higher prices ahead could cause the party to end.

07/07/2011

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Target’s 4Q Profit Rises 11 Percent On Solid Holiday

Solid holiday sales and improvements in its branded credit card business helped Target’s fourth-quarter profit rise almost 11 percent, but a company official cautioned Thursday that the economy is a “wild card.”

02/24/2011

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Retailers Break Tradition With Thanksgiving Sales

Stores are no longer waiting for Black Friday to offer great deals. A number of retailers opened Thanksgiving Day to get a jump start on the holiday shopping season.

11/25/2010