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.
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.
Local businesses are hoping for calm weather this shopping season after a rough 2010.
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?
If you are heading to the mall early Friday morning or late Thursday night, you don’t want to go in unprepared.
Each year, stores seem to open up earlier and earlier to offer “Black Friday” deals.
Medtronic Inc. says a panel advising the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has concluded that an experimental catheter from the medical device maker poses a potential health risk that outweighs its benefit to patients.
People were lining up across the country for a chance to buy the new IPhone 4s.
Target Corp. said Thursday that sales of groceries, beauty products and clothing helped fuel a 5.3 percent September rise in revenue at stores open at least a year.
Just days after one of the biggest Wisconsin sports weekends in years, the state Legislature is looking to make it easier for sports fans to buy booze for their tailgate parties.
It appears vinyl is not the only old school media making a comeback. The sale of cassette tapes is on the rise.
Earlier this week we talked about clothes swapping and friends and family discounts to save money on back to school clothes. Here are a few more ideas to help your kids’ closets and your wallet.
Target Corp.’s revenue at stores open at least a year climbed 4.1 percent in August, driven by back-to-school shopping. The results announced Thursday topped Wall Street’s forecast.
Target says a key sales figure rose 4.1 percent in July as shoppers picked up more groceries and health and beauty products.
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.
Lottery ticket sales are now back to normal after the government shutdown, but so far sales haven’t picked up dramatically.
Colossal sales enticed consumers to shop like it was 1999 last month. But higher prices ahead could cause the party to end.
Target says revenue at stores open at least one year rose 4.5 percent in June as shoppers picked up groceries and seasonal merchandise.
Target Corp. said Thursday that its May revenue at stores open at least a year climbed 2.8 percent, but shoppers remained cautious and the figure fell short of Wall Street’s forecast.
Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill making changes to state liquor laws that will allow Minnesota breweries to sell pints of beer on-site.
Home and real estate website Zillow.com is reporting that 46 percent of all homeowners in the Twin Cities are underwater. That’s an increase of about 10 percent from last year. However, that news isn’t deterring everyone.
Target Corp.’s April revenue increased 13.1 percent at stores open at least a year, as customers flocked there for basics like groceries and clothing.
3M Co. is raising its earnings expectations for the year, saying higher sales around the globe will offset the disruption to its business in Japan from the earthquake there.
The ice is barely off the lakes, fresh snow is on its way, yet spring fever is in the air.
As the grass greens up, anyone with a green thumb is itching to get outside — and inside Minnesota’s greenhouses. For those looking to also save a little green this year, there’s good news.