Macy's Makes Room For Best Buy In Some Of Its StoresMacy's will soon open Best Buy shops within some of its department stores as a way to test selling consumer electronics.
Macy's Says It Will Close 35 To 40 Stores In Early 2016Macy's says it will close 35 to 40 stores in early 2016, or as much as 5 percent of its namesake department stores.
Target Plans More 'Express' Stores, Including 1 In Highland ParkTarget announced they're planning a number of new locations for their new micro-sized TargetExpress stores, including one set for the Highland Park neighborhood in St. Paul. Target field-tested the smaller format store in Dinkytown, opening up a 20,000-square-foot store last summer.
More Stores Tracking Your Cell Phone To Offer DealsHow much of your personal information are you willing to give up, to get a deal? It's a question worth asking as more and more stores tap into technology to track our cell phones.
Eagan Outlet Center Nearly Fully Committed With TenantsThe Eagan Outlet Center is nearly complete -- with tenants, that is. Paragon Outlet Partners, the retail real estate development firm working on the project, announced Thursday that tenant space is now 90 percent complete.
The Wedge To Open Eat Street LocationFans of The Wedge co-op will have reason to celebrate, as plans to open another location in Minneapolis have been announced. The 15,500-square-foot space will be the first phase of a multi-year expansion project for The Wedge.
Final Holiday Shopping Weekend Attracts Bargain Hunters, ProcrastinatorsWith weather not posing a problem, shoppers flocked to their neighborhood malls and stores on Saturday to finish or, in many cases, begin their holiday shopping. According to retail analysts, Saturday is expected to be the busiest shopping day in the shortened season. And with just three days remaining until Christmas Day, many are finding deep discounts as retailers try to trim inventories. And it's not just people getting presents under the tree. Leah Goldade of Lulu and Luigi's Pet Boutique says business is brisk.
Target 3Q Results Mixed, Cuts 2013 Profit OutlookTarget Corp.'s third-quarter net income dropped 47 percent, stung by costs related to its expansion into Canada. Its adjusted profit beat analysts' estimates, but revenue fell short. The department store operator also lowered its full-year adjusted earnings forecast.
More Outlet Retailers Announced For Eagan MallNineteen new shops have been announced for the 409,000-square-foot outlet shopping center coming soon to Eagan, Minn.
St. Paul Police Form Unit To Fight Organized ShopliftingSt. Paul police say half of the shoplifting in their city is due to organized crime, but a first-of-its-kind unit is targeting those thieves. The department has formed an organized retail crime unit that will go after the people who steal household items.
Good Question: Why Aren't Some Big Chains In Minnesota?It may be the most recognizable donut and coffee chain in America. But it seems like Dunkin' Donuts is everywhere but here. So, why are some big chains absent from Minnesota?
As Obama Calls For New Laws, MN Gun Stores Stay BusyJust weeks after a school massacre shocked the nation, the president of the United States called for the most sweeping new gun laws in a generation.