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Weak Electronics Sales Pressure Best Buy

Is America’s love affair with gadgets fading? Best Buy and Sears on Thursday both blamed their weak quarterly results on the fact that shoppers aren’t shelling out for consumer electronics.

05/22/2014

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Travel Sites Offering ‘Layaway Travel’ Deals

After last week’s deep freeze, Dori Schlampp is doing something many of us have been dreaming about: Escaping the cold for a week in beautiful Belize. Schlampp is taking a luxury trip to an exotic location, but even a modest family vacation can quickly add up to $4,000 or more, which is why some travel sites are now promoting layaway plans.

01/13/2014

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Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.

11/05/2013

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Sears’ Photography Studios Close Down

The Sears family portraits that many of us have taken are no more.

04/07/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Best Store For Black Friday

Where’s your favorite store for Black Friday?

11/23/2012

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Good Question: Thanksgiving Now – Will Stores Open Christmas Day Next?

Three years ago, virtually no stores were open on Thanksgiving Day. This year, Walmart, Sears, Kmart, and Toys ‘R’ Us will open at 8 p.m. Target will open an hour later at 9 p.m.

11/19/2012

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4 Minnesota Kmart Stores Slated To Close

A partial list shows four Minnesota Kmart stores are set to close as part of the store closings announced this week by the parent company of Sears and Kmart.

12/29/2011

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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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The Good Life For Less: Deals Round-Up 05/26

I can imagine that some of you are already getting out of town or celebrating our service members over this long holiday weekend. Start your weekend early by escaping with some of these deals in this week’s deal’s round up!

05/26/2011