With only a pair of days still left until Christmas, analysts are already predicting a milestone shopping season for retailers. This past weekend alone added up to the biggest two-day sales period ever, totaling $42 billon. Of course many shoppers aren’t finished yet.
When a cashier went into work this weekend at the Monticello Target, she had no idea she’d be receiving a gift.
A federal judge has ruled that customers suing Target for last year’s data breach will be able to move forward with their claims. Target also reportedly faces lawsuits from banks hit by the data breach.
Our mailboxes and newspapers are stuffed these days with ads from stores showcasing what’s on sale. This week a Target ad features a toddler from Stillwater. Her name is Izzy.
Despite the recent success in raising Minnesota’s minimum wage, a new report paints a bleak outlook for the state’s lowest paid workers. The worker rights groups, Working America and Take Action Minnesota, say a lot more is still needed to lift 622,000 Minnesotans out of poverty.
Any parent knows how tough it to shop with young children. And every retailer knows how tough it is to lure shoppers into their brick-and-mortar stores. Target and Google have teamed up to create an in-store interactive video game that will attract shoppers with kids. That game is being rolled out Thursday in only four Target stores nationwide, including one in Roseville.
Some local kids got help with their holiday shopping from some special people–St. Paul police officers.
It was this time last year when we first learned about a data breach at Target stores nationwide.
The Mall Of America was open overnight for the Black Friday shopping rush.
The Target store in Roseville opens at 6 p.m. Thursday and shoppers were lined up ready to go. While there are a lot of stores opening early this Thanksgiving, there was one stop we found that had people lining up for days.
Several workers unions in the Twin Cities are planning to kick off a series of strikes and protests on Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of a Lakeville man who is accused in a strong of thefts from April to June in Dakota County. Nathan James Clark, 22, faces one felony count of theft and four counts of felony theft from a person for allegedly stealing four purses from people in Apple Valley and thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from Dakota County stores.
Black Friday isn’t the only day consumers are getting out to shop this holiday week. Retailers are trying to get consumers to shop every day, and they’re bringing out big deals to do it.
Music lovers bundled up and headed to stores early this morning to get a copy of the Cities 97 Sampler, volume 26. One of the reasons some of the fans get up so early is because there are only 35,000 copies available.
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Target reported a 3.1 percent gain in third-quarter profits to beat Wall Street expectations as its U.S. business rebounded from a massive data breach that occurred just before Christmas last year.
On Tuesday, Best Buy announced it is joining other stores in opening even earlier on Thanksgiving Day. The retailer announced this year stores will open at 5 p.m. This follows Target’s Monday announcement that it will open Thanksgiving Day at 6 p.m.
This year the Black Friday stampede will start earlier than ever. Best Buy , Toys “R” US and JCPenney have all announced they will open at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. Target is joining Sears, Kohl’s and Macy’s with 6 p.m. Thanksgiving openings. Last year those four stores opened at 8 p.m.
Target may be continuing its push to get into the liquor business, as officials with the retailer say they want to add a liquor store inside of its existing Super Target in St. Paul’s Midway area. The retailer reportedly also recently filed paperwork to open a liquor store at its St. Louis Park location.
Consumers looking to score deals at Best Buy this Thanksgiving might have to leave off doing the dishes until later.
Target announced Monday that its stores will open even earlier this Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving Day, Target will open its doors to customers at 6 p.m. for early access to its Black Friday deals.
You can play the part of designer this holiday season, as Target has a new line of custom 3D printed products.
Target Corp. has named a General Motors executive to be chief risk and compliance officer as the retailer continues to overhaul its security department in the wake of last year’s massive data breach.
Target will close 11 stores nationwide, including one in Austin, Minn., and one in Clinton, Iowa, the company announced Monday.
For no clear reason, a Target employee named Alex became an internet meme over the weekend, and the Minneapolis-based retailer acknowledged it on Monday via Twitter.