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Farmington Man Sets Up Manly Garage Sale

For guys who go with their wives to garage sales, there’s usually not much there for them. That’s why Pat Meachem started having an “All Guy Stuff Sale” at his home in Farmington.

06/30/2012

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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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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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14 Charged For Selling Crack In Undercover Investigation

Fourteen people were charged Monday in connection with an alleged cocaine and crack ring in Minneapolis.

03/19/2012

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General Mills Cuts Fiscal 2012 Adj. Profit Outlook

General Mills Inc. is lowering is fiscal 2012 adjusted earnings forecast, saying it experienced softer volumes in the U.S. during December and January.

02/17/2012

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Wimpy Winter Forces ‘No Snow’ Sales

Our lack of snow could be a good thing if you’re looking for some cool winter deals.

02/13/2012

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Harder Than Ever For Teens To Illegally Buy Cigarettes

Minnesota had it best year yet when it comes to stopping sales of cigarettes to underage smokers.

02/03/2012

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Target’s Key Revenue Metric Rises 4.3 Pct

Target Corp. says its revenue at stores open at least a year rose 4.3 percent in January, easily topping Wall Street’s expectations.

02/02/2012

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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

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Supervalu Loss Widens, Shares Skid

Grocery store operator Supervalu Inc. said Wednesday that its fiscal third-quarter net loss widened due to costs related to a turnaround plan, continued high food prices and a cautious consumer.

01/11/2012

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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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Best Bets For Holiday Clearances

Since Black Friday many retail stores have been offering clearance pricing on select items, while the bulk of the good sales started on Dec. 26.

01/03/2012

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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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Good Question: Why Can’t Drugs Go Generic Right Away?

Lipitor’s patent protection just expired, and the Food and Drug Administration is allowing two companies to produce generics for the next six months. But why does it take so long for a generic to be allowed on the market?

12/01/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Black Friday Smackdown

If you are heading to the mall early Friday morning or late Thursday night, you don’t want to go in unprepared.

11/23/2011

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