Target has unveiled its new marketing campaign called "Shops," which takes entrepreneurs from around the country and plops them inside the larger Target retail box. Forbes says that Target is "uncharacteristically behind the curve on this concept, which commercial real estate developers have already seized upon to counter shopping mall blandness."
Emaciated Great Danes rescued after being found living in minivan
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2 years since George Floyd's killing, Biden signs exec order on policing
The signing comes on the second anniversary of Floyd's murder by police in south Minneapolis.
Mayo Clinic, CDC address concerns over monkeypox in the US
The CDC does not currently think there is a significant threat to the general public.
Charges: Man killed brother, left body in homemade camper for 7 months
James Robert Hess, 48, faces second-degree murder charges for the death of his 52-year-old brother, William Harold Hess Jr.
Minnesota forecast: Hot, humid and severe storm chances
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Minnesota's biggest Thai festival to be hosted in front of State Capitol
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Reservation holders at Gavin Kaysen's new restaurant asked to rebook after mishap
Mara opens next month in the Four Seasons Hotel Minneapolis.
Man dies after being shot in the head in St. Cloud
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Uvalde school massacre: MN Democrats call for action, Republicans prayers
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St. Cloud man fires shot at police in hours-long standoff, surrenders
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MSP Mag: The Shops at Target, round two
Four new “shops” make their Target debut on Sunday, Sept. 9. This is the second installment of a program that garnered a huge amount of buzz for the forward-thinking retailer last spring. The basic concept: now that everyone has copied Target’s successful formula of partnering with designers, move on the next thing, and partner with cool boutiques around the country—bringing their vibe to the wide aisles of the big box store.
MSP Magazine: The Shops at Target
Beware the Target bill this week. The Shops at Target debuts Sunday, May 6 with fresh, affordable products Target has co-created with five stand-out specialty stores from around the country. There are nearly 400 items in all, ranging from $1 for a nail file to $159.99 for a pouf for the home.
Target teaming up with specialty shops
The Associated Press reports the retailer is partnering with owners of specialty shops to stock affordable, limited edition merchandise. Target says it will feature products from five shops starting in early May. The shops will be open for six weeks, then Target will rotate in a slew of other shops in the fall.
Mall of America to follow Target's example
Two shopping staples in Minnesota have decided to adjust Black Friday hours to meet customer demand. Target Corp. announced Friday their intent to open at midnight Thanksgiving Day, staying open 23-straight hours. Mall of America quickly followed the retailer's lead.
Police raid Duluth head shop for designer drugs
Over a dozen officers stormed the shop -- going through files and boxing up items. One person was arrested. The shop's owner says he's not selling any substances officially listed as banned in the state -- but acknowledged he operates in a gray area.
MSP Magazine: Discovering the ASI Museum Shop
It’s been there for years–tucked inside the American Swedish Institute‘s historic Turnblad Mansion on Park Avenue in Minneapolis. The ASI Museum Shop catered to its members, with traditional Swedish gifts, books, and traditions and a huge selection of ornaments at holiday time. But no one else knew about it–or more importantly, thought to shop there.
Target confirms stores will open Thanksgiving night
Following reports on Friday, Target Corp. is officially joining several other major retailers, including its Arkansas-based rival Wal-Mart Stores Inc., that are kicking off the holiday shopping season on Thanksgiving, the Star Tribune reports. Minneapolis-based Target stores will open its doors at 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22 -- three hours earlier than a year ago.
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