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Minnesota State Fair

Good Question: What Do Vendors Pay To Be At The State Fair?

Everywhere you look at the Minnesota State Fair there’s another vendor, a booth, a stand. According to the fair, there are 1,200 to 1,300 licenses for businesses to operate for 12 days.

08/29/2012

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

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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3M Net Income Up In 2Q Despite Lower Sales

3M Co., the iconic maker of Post-Its and Scotch Tape, said Thursday it managed a slim increase in second-quarter earnings as cost-cutting offset a revenue shortfall.

07/26/2012

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Wild Selling Old Jerseys For Up To 75 Percent Off

Wild fans were lining up at the Xcel Energy Center this afternoon, this time they weren’t there for Zach Parise or Ryan Suter.

07/10/2012

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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

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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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

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

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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