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December 26, 2018
Packages move along a conveyor belt at the Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey on June 7. Bloomberg photo by Bess Adler.
Amazon's record holiday shows consumers still have appetite for spending
December 26, 2018 - 1:02pm
December 15, 2018
Branson Reasor shows off his Burberry coat, which has a price tag of around $1,000, that he found on sale for about $200. David Samson / Forum News Service
Drops instead of shops: The rise of streetwear, a growing trend in fashion
December 15, 2018 - 6:45am
November 30, 2018
Dent, Minn., hosted independent vendors at their Christmas Market for Small Business Saturday. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Pinke: Shop small, shop intentional, shop often
November 30, 2018 - 6:00am
November 23, 2018
Juanita Russell of Pillager scores a Crock Pot for $10 at Target in Baxter while shopping on Thanksgiving with her daughter-in-law on Thursday, Nov. 22. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Sales lure the lakes area to step away from the holiday turkey
November 23, 2018 - 2:11pm
November 21, 2018
A float with a prospector theme carries through the city of Aitkin during a past incarnation of The World Famous Fish House Parade. The 28-year-old parade keeps the town bustling on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Friday's parade starts at 1 p.m. Photo submitted by the Aitkin Area  Chamber of Commerce
Annual Fish House Parade keeps holiday revelers close to home in Aitkin
November 21, 2018 - 3:47pm
What's open and closed for Thanksgiving
November 21, 2018 - 10:30am
November 9, 2018
Bazaars, craft shows and bake sales planned for lakes area
November 9, 2018 - 9:00am
September 15, 2018
OfferUp offers up about 40 specific categories of goods, making it easy for users to find exactly what they want. Screenshot
Tech Savvy: Online buying and selling 101
September 15, 2018 - 9:00am
September 7, 2018
This Herberger's location at West Acres Mall in Fargo, N.D. closed on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. David Samson / The Forum
Destined for digital? Herberger's parent company Bon-Ton bought by online tech company
September 7, 2018 - 2:54pm
August 31, 2018
Courtesy / Herbergers.com
Back in business? Herberger’s announces comeback days after closing all stores nationwide
August 31, 2018 - 1:59pm
August 6, 2018
Mackenzie Cold Pack Lunch Bag  Photo credit Pottery Barn Kids
Back to school: What's new for lunchboxes? Pixels and sequins and bright colors.
August 6, 2018 - 1:02pm
July 30, 2018
A young girl plays with a Mattel Barbie doll in Tiskilwa, Ill., on July 1, 2015.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Barbie is on a roll: The good news from Mattel's dismal quarter
July 30, 2018 - 9:30am
May 7, 2018
Ray Szmanda. Courtesy / Charles Szmanda, Facebookplay button
Ray Szmanda, longtime pitchman for Menards, dead at 91
May 7, 2018 - 3:38pm
April 14, 2018
Customers enter the Walmart store in Baxter. The store will be part of a $35 million investment in 10 Minnesota stores to offer upgrades and consumer innovations, such as online grocery orders available for curbside pickup. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Walmart plans major store renovation, consumer upgrades
April 14, 2018 - 6:00am
March 20, 2018
A pedestrian passes in front of a Toys R US store in New York on March 15, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Christopher Lee.
Amazon said to consider buying some Toys 'R' Us stores
March 20, 2018 - 2:55pm
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