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December 26, 2018
Amazon's record holiday shows consumers still have appetite for spending
Amazon.com reported a record-breaking holiday season as shoppers loaded their online baskets with items from Echo speakers to Calvin Klein clothes,...
December 26, 2018 - 1:02pm
December 15, 2018
Drops instead of shops: The rise of streetwear, a growing trend in fashion
FARGO — It’s Saturday morning. Your alarm goes off, ensuring you’re ready by 9. But you’re not leaving the house — rather, you’re...
December 15, 2018 - 6:45am
November 30, 2018
Pinke: Shop small, shop intentional, shop often
Online shopping is easy. I can shop in my pajamas, using my phone in the comfort of my bed, when my house is quiet and everyone — even the...
November 30, 2018 - 6:00am
November 23, 2018
Sales lure the lakes area to step away from the holiday turkey
Ready, set, shop! Americans celebrating Thanksgiving stepped away from the table and stopped stuffing themselves momentarily to save a few bucks...
November 23, 2018 - 2:11pm
November 21, 2018
Annual Fish House Parade keeps holiday revelers close to home in Aitkin
AITKIN, Minn. — The year was 1991. Civic and business leaders in the city of Aitkin were tired of living in a ghost town on the day after Thanksgiving....
November 21, 2018 - 3:47pm
What's open and closed for Thanksgiving
The Brainerd Dispatch business office is closed Thursday, Nov. 22, but the newspaper will be published Thanksgiving as well as Friday. Post offices are closed Thanksgiving but postal services will resume Friday. Most banks will be closed Thanksgiving and will reopen Friday. Local...
November 21, 2018 - 10:30am
November 9, 2018
Bazaars, craft shows and bake sales planned for lakes area
For those looking to get an early start on holiday shopping, get a bite to eat, or just take home some baked goods, this coming weekend offers...
November 9, 2018 - 9:00am
September 15, 2018
Tech Savvy: Online buying and selling 101
I am so happy the last few weeks are over. I've just completed the dreaded task that no one (at least that I've met) likes to do; I just moved....
September 15, 2018 - 9:00am
September 7, 2018
Destined for digital? Herberger's parent company Bon-Ton bought by online tech company
Indiana-based technology firm CSC Generation was named the successful bidder in acquiring the intellectual property of Bon-Ton, court documents...
September 7, 2018 - 2:54pm
August 31, 2018
Back in business? Herberger’s announces comeback days after closing all stores nationwide
Well, that didn’t take long. Just days after former retail giant Herberger’s shuttered all of its locations for good nationwide, a greeting...
August 31, 2018 - 1:59pm
August 6, 2018
Back to school: What's new for lunchboxes? Pixels and sequins and bright colors.
Lunchboxes take a lot of punishment. They get smashed into backpacks. Their zippers get yanked. Their insides are leaked on and speckled with...
August 6, 2018 - 1:02pm
July 30, 2018
Barbie is on a roll: The good news from Mattel's dismal quarter
Hidden within Mattel's announcement of plunging sales and massive layoffs were two bright spots that may be the key to the toymaker's turnaround...
July 30, 2018 - 9:30am
May 7, 2018
Ray Szmanda, longtime pitchman for Menards, dead at 91
ANTIGO, Wis. - Raymond Jack “Ray” Szmanda, known by many Midwesterners as “the Menards guy,” has died, according to his family. He was...
May 7, 2018 - 3:38pm
April 14, 2018
Walmart plans major store renovation, consumer upgrades
Walmart plans to spend an estimated $35 million over the next year in Minnesota in upgrades and consumer innovations, including the store in...
April 14, 2018 - 6:00am
March 20, 2018
Amazon said to consider buying some Toys 'R' Us stores
Amazon.com has looked at the possibility of expanding its retail footprint by acquiring some locations from bankrupt Toys "R" Us Inc., according...
March 20, 2018 - 2:55pm