Amid Low Unemployment, More Incentives Offered To Seasonal WorkersAnalysts cite low unemployment as one reason why retailers are struggling to find employees, causing companies to add incentives for people looking to make some extra money this holiday season.
JCPenney To Close 8 Minnesota Stores, 138 NationwideTexas-based retailer JCPenney has announced it plans to close hundreds of stores across the country.
Time Running Out For Last-Minute Holiday ShoppersWith 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.
Best Holiday Markets In MinnesotaRing in the holidays with fun, décor and gifts at these festive markets.
Some Retailers To Start 'Black Friday' On Thanksgiving DayThis 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.