Stores Making Shift To Accommodate Chip CardsStores are making the shift to take debit and credit cards equipped with EMV chips. Target, along with several major banks, have already starting issue customers the chip cards to try to help cut down on data fraud.
Cyber Monday Shopping TipsCarrie Rocha, the founder of PocketYourDollars.com, stopped by the studio to talk with Esme Murphy about how to make the most out of cyber Monday deals.
Shoppers Keep It Local On 'Small Business Saturday'Managing a local business runs in the family for Angela Lessman. "I was around it my whole childhood," Lessman said. "I grew up in a store. My parents had a store for consignment for artists in Door County, Wisconsin."
Black Friday: The Day Of Shopping Kicks OffBlack Friday is here and despite many stores opening last night, many are still up early this morning looking for great deals.
MNfusion: Macy's Celebrates The HolidaysWith temperatures in the 50s and green still showing on the ground, it's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is here. Even more so, it's hard to believe there's only a month until Christmas.
MOA Entices Holiday Customers With Experience ShoppingMany malls are struggling for customers in the lead up to one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. Online sales and fast checkouts have people staying at home -- and that is why the Mall of America in Bloomington is trying something new to lure customers.
Good Question: What's The Markup At Retailers?With Black Friday coming up, potential customers already starting to see some really good deals -- 30, 40, and even 50 percent off. So, do stores make money on these sales? What are the markups? Good Question.
Santaland Returns To Macy's In Downtown MinneapolisMacy's Santaland opened Saturday in downtown Minneapolis. Families can walk through the decorations on the store's eighth floor and explore how Santa's elves get so much done in the North Pole.
Best Buy Says 3Q Sales Were DisappointingBest Buy shares plunged Thursday after reporting disappointing quarterly sales and a cautious outlook for the key holiday shopping season as it faces price pressures and tougher competition from online stores. The electronics retailer said it expects "near flat" revenue in the fourth quarter — which includes key holiday shopping.
WATCH Group Releases List Of 10 Most Hazardous ToysFor those that are starting to think about holiday shopping, a new list is out that you may want to pay attention to. A consumer watchdog group just released its list of the 10 most dangerous toys. The Massachusetts-based World Against Toys Causing Harm, or WATCH, puts out this list each year.
Online Personal Shopping Services FlourishingWho wouldn't love to have their own personal shopper? Online personal shopping services have exploded in popularity in recent years. Clothes are picked out for users and then sent in the mail, saving them time and, some say, money.
MOA Store Helps You Give While Holiday ShoppingWith the season of giving almost here, many of us will be shopping for our loved ones while also supporting our favorite charities. A new store at the Mall of America allows you to do both at the same time.