retail

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Fleet Farm will move into former Twin Cities Target store

The old Target building has been vacant for years, having closed back in 2018.

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Mall of America teases new clothing, retail shops opening soon

Five new tenants will open their doors in the near future.

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Target primes shoppers for holidays, announces another Deal Days event

The three-day sales bonanza will take place in October, with discounts offered online and in stores.

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In-store Disney shops coming to more than 100 Targets

There is currently just one Disney Store at Target in Minnesota.

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The MN schools, venues, organizations with a COVID vaccine requirement

Whether for the public or employees, here is a running list.

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MN businesses, organizations and events that require or recommend a face mask

Many places have changed their protocols due to the spread of the delta variant.

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Walmart to mandate COVID vaccine for some managers, corporate employees

The company will also reinstate mask mandates for employees in high-transmission areas.

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Off-price retail store Sierra will open a St. Cloud location

It is the brand's first Minnesota store outside the Twin Cities.

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Cabela's offers $750 bonus for new employees at 2 MN stores

The new hires will have to remain in good standing for a few months though.

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Target sales grew by $15B in 2020, more than past 11 years combined

The pandemic led to a historic year for the Minneapolis retailer.

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Costco will bump its minimum wage to $16 next week

The company, which has 12 stores in Minnesota, is pushing ahead of retailers Target and Amazon with its new minimum wage

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Best Buy confirms it has recently laid off 5,000 workers

The retailer has seen business boom since the pandemic started, particularly online.

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Best Buy reportedly cutting jobs, hours as pandemic hits stores

The Wall Street Journal reported this week that the Minnesota retailer is making cuts.

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Target reveals its first Black Friday deals; month-long discounts planned

The retailer is staggering its sales to make it easier to shoppers to plan amid COVID-19.

The notorious incomplete Target in Hollywood.

After nearly a decade, famously incomplete Hollywood Target finally opens

The "Target Husk" even had its own quirky social media presence.

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Lululemon opening this fall in Rosedale Center

Minnesota's third-most visited shopping mall has announced a few additions

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LARK Toys says couple ranted at staff over face mask requirement

The couple tried to claim a medical exemption at the famous Wabasha toy store.

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Mall of America owners facing opposition on request for tax aid

State legislators are divided on whether to help MOA.

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Gordman's to close locations across the country unless buyer found

The retailer currently has two locations in the Twin Cities.

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J. Crew files for bankruptcy protection, more expected to follow

The retail industry is being decimated by the coronavirus pandemic.