A Wisconsin man suspected of pointing his gun at an off-duty police officer while shoplifting from a St. Paul Walmart has been charged with carrying an illegal firearm.
Here are the four stories you need to know about for Tuesday, July 15. They include what two retailers hope will be your biggest shopping day of the year, and a great showing by a Minnesota Twin in the national spotlight.
Starting at midnight Wednesday, Amazon will be offering huge discounts on 1,000 items to its Prime members. The online retailer has deemed Wednesday, July 15, Prime Day. Wal-Mart, the nation’s largest retailer, is responding with deals on 2,000 of its items.
Here are the four stories that you should know about for Monday, July 13, 2015.
Walmart announced Monday morning that it will hold a sale to rival Amazon’s Prime Day on Wednesday.
A flag maker in the Milwaukee area says it will stop making and selling the Confederate flag, saying the decision was motivated by last week’s shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina.
Police in northern Minnesota say they’ve arrested an Indiana man accused of killing another man at his estranged wife’s house and then forcing her and three children to flee with him.
A 34-year-old Wisconsin man and convicted felon faces three new felonies, according to court documents filed in Ramsey County, after he allegedly pointed a gun Sunday at an off-duty police officer and fled police.
The St. Paul Police Department is looking for a suspect who allegedly walked out of a Wal-Mart store with a large television.
The Wal-Mart store in Grand Forks where a U.S. airman killed one worker and injured another before killing himself has reopened after being closed for two days.
Memorial services have been scheduled for a Grand Forks man killed when another man walked into a Wal-Mart store and started shooting. Dahl Funeral Home says visitation and a prayer service for 70-year-old Gregory Weiland is Friday night at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Grand Forks, and Weiland’s funeral is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
An active duty service member stationed at the Grand Forks Air Force Base has been identified as the gunman in Tuesday’s shooting at a Grand Forks Wal-Mart.
Target has sliced its minimum online purchase to qualify for free shipping in half to $25 as the Internet becomes a bigger and bigger sales hub for retailers.
On Thursday, Walmart announced it’s giving raises to 500,000 of its lowest-paid workers. Starting in April, employees will make $9 per hour, which is $1.75 more per hour than the federal minimum wage.
Fargo police are looking for a shoplifter who pulled a gun on a store employee.
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.
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.
Target is having an identity crisis. The nation’s third largest retailer was once high-flying, but now it’s struggling to find its place in the minds of American shoppers. Once known for its cheap chic fashions, Target faces competition from trendy chains like H&M.
Federal officials filed a formal complaint Wednesday charging that Wal-Mart violated the rights of workers who took part in protests and strikes against the company.
The 29-year-old Fridley man who pled guilty to groping an 11-year-old at a Wal-Mart, was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years of supervised probation.
IBM is moving hundreds of its manufacturing jobs out of its Rochester plant and into Mexico, and New York.
Wal-Mart plans to construct a distribution center in Mankato, employing about 300, and helping serve those in the Upper Midwest, the company said on Tuesday.
A 29-year-old man Fridley man charged with criminal sexual conduct for allegedly groping an 11-year-old girl at Fridley Wal-Mart has entered a petition for a guilty plea on Tuesday.
Starting on Veteran’s Day, an American retailer says it will hire more than 100,000 returning veterans in the next five years.
Target Corp. said Tuesday that its pledge to match prices of select online rivals this past holiday season is now a year-round promise.