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Some Retailers To Start ‘Black Friday’ On Thanksgiving Day

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.

11/11/2014

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Target Eyeing Midway Location For Liquor Sales

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.

11/11/2014

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Best Buy To Open At 5 P.M. On Thanksgiving Day

Consumers looking to score deals at Best Buy this Thanksgiving might have to leave off doing the dishes until later.

11/11/2014

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Target To Open Doors Even Earlier Thanksgiving Day

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.

11/10/2014

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Target To Offer 3D-Printed Rings, Ornaments This Holiday

You can play the part of designer this holiday season, as Target has a new line of custom 3D printed products.

11/06/2014

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Target Names Chief Risk And Compliance Officer

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.

11/06/2014

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Target Will Close 11 Stores, Including One In Austin

Target will close 11 stores nationwide, including one in Austin, Minn., and one in Clinton, Iowa, the company announced Monday.

11/04/2014

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The Internet Loves Alex, And So Does Target

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.

11/03/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: Holiday Bargains Well Before Black Friday

When you think about deals to be had in November, you might think Black Friday. But great bargains can be found beginning the top of the month.

11/03/2014

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Stores Likely To Continue To Open Earlier On Thanksgiving

We’re about a month away from the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. Black Friday falls on Nov. 28 this year.

10/24/2014

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New Tracks For Cities 97 Sampler Vol. 26 Announced

The track list for one of the most anticipated albums of the year, in Minnesota at least, was announced Thursday. Cities 97 released the track listing for their Cities 97 Sampler volume 26.

10/23/2014

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Target Announces Free Holiday Shipping, Price Matching

Black Friday is still a month away, but Target is making a major move to win back consumers. The Minneapolis-based retailer has announced it’s offering free shipping on all online purchases starting Wednesday and going through Dec. 20.

10/22/2014

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Target Offers Free Shipping On All Holiday Items

Target Corp. is offering for the first time free holiday shipping on all items, including even $6 lipsticks, as the discounter throws itself in the ring to compete better with the likes of Amazon.

10/21/2014

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U Of M Hosts 4th Annual Cyber Security Summit

Cyber security experts are calling the last twelve months “the year of the large scale breach.” With companies like Target and Home Depot being hacked, leaders in the business and technology communities are teaming up to end cyber security crime.

10/21/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: 10-13-14 Dave Lee-The WCCO Morning News

Indigenous People’s Day was a busy one for Dave Lee. Click the link to listen back to some highlights from the show on THE PODCAST PAGE.

10/13/2014

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Dairy Queen Says Data Breached At Stores

Dairy Queen says that its payment systems were breached by hackers who may have gained access to customer names, credit and debit card numbers and expiration dates.

10/09/2014

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Stores Prepare To Fight Amazon For Christmas Business

In the past, brick and mortar stores like Target and Wal-Mart have chased Amazon.com’s low pricing. But according to Wells Fargo study, that changed in the last six months. University of St. Thomas Marketing Instructor Jon Seltzer says all three are stepping up, but in different ways.

10/07/2014

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Target Debuts Otsego Store With Full Liquor Selection

You can buy a lot at a Target store in Minnesota. But if you’re looking for alcohol, your selection is limited to just a few types of beer. That is unless you visit Target on 87th Avenue Northeast in Otsego, where a new pilot program is giving customers a new option to buy booze.

10/03/2014

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Is Amazon Building A Distribution Center In Minn.?

The world’s largest internet company could be building a distribution center in Minnesota. The Minneapolis/St Paul Business Journal says Amazon is looking to offer same day delivery in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.

09/23/2014

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Long Lines In Minn. As Apple Releases New iPhone

Today is the day tech geeks and Apple fans the world over have been waiting for. The latest iPhones, the iPhone 6 and 6 plus have hit stores.

09/19/2014

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Target’s New CEO: ‘We Need To Be Cool Again’

Target’s New CEO, Brian Cornell, says the Minneapolis company needs to be cool again.

09/12/2014

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Students Get Ready To Head Back To School

With Labor Day marking the end of summer, many kids will be heading back to school this week. “I’m kind of looking forward to getting back into the groove I guess,” University of St. Thomas junior Megan Nichols said.

09/01/2014

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‘The Nerdery’ Hosts Cyber-Security Conference In Bloomington

It’s estimated that more than a 1,000 U.S. businesses have been hit by a cyber attack — and don’t even know it. That’s according to the U.S. Secret Service. Such attacks that have hit Target and Supervalu were the inspiration behind a security conference in Bloomington Saturday.

08/23/2014

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Target Cuts Outlook As Breach Fallout Lingers

Target slashed its annual profit outlook as the retailer continues to reel from a massive data breach, a disappointing expansion in Canada and sluggish sales in the U.S. The nation’s third-largest retailer also said Wednesday that its second-quarter earnings dropped 61.7 percent.

08/20/2014

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Where Do You Like To Shop?

Would you rather shop at the Mall Of America or an Outlet Mall?

08/14/2014

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