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At traditional wholesale clubs like Costco and Sam's Club, the demographic skews older, with baby boomers and seniors making up the majority of members. MUST CREDIT: Daniel Acker, Bloomberg News
Will millennials kill Costco and Sam's Club?
January 19, 2018 - 3:53pm
January 18, 2018
Amazon narrows field for second headquarters location to 20
January 18, 2018 - 10:32am
January 16, 2018
Josh Krsnak, left with scissors, with Hempel Companies, and Shelly Buck, President of the Prairie Island Indian Community, cut the ribbon at the Treasure Island Center grand opening in St. Paul on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. John Autey / Pioneer Press
Downtown St. Paul reopens old Macy's for Minnesota Wild, others
January 16, 2018 - 9:54pm
January 15, 2018
Customers walk away from Sam's Club in Moorhead, Minn., after realizing the business is closed for the day on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. David Samson / The Forum
The closing of 63 Sam's Club stores has big implications for small business
January 15, 2018 - 12:36pm
January 11, 2018
Walmart to raise minimum wage, give $1K bonuses and offer paid parental leave
January 11, 2018 - 8:52am
January 3, 2018
Special to Forum Communications
Gander Outdoors to reopen five stores in Minn., but Fargo store won’t, CEO says
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
A FedEx truck in Laguna Niguel, Calif., April 3, 2017. Reports that Amazon was building a cargo hub in Kentucky sent stocks in both UPS and FedEx plunging in January, just one example of the long shadow cast by Amazon in 2017. (Eros Hoagland/The New York Times Copyright 2018)
UPS says it will handle a record 1.4 million returns on Wednesday
January 2, 2018 - 4:20pm
December 29, 2017
The company Petplan offers ideas for pet-friendly menu options, like this recipe for roasted turkey medallions. Special to Forum News Service
'Tis the season for crazy product pitches
December 29, 2017 - 3:15pm
December 26, 2017
Jennifer Gammell and her son Bryce Lee Garcia, 16, shop for Legos at a Target on Thanksgiving Day in Torrance, Calif., Nov. 23, 2017. More than 174 million Americans shopped from Thursday through Monday, the National Retail Federation said Tuesday, about 10 million more than it had forecast. (Carlos Gonzalez/The New York Times) Copyright 2017 New York Times
Retailers see biggest increase in holiday sales since 2011, report says
December 26, 2017 - 4:37pm
Marie Strinden checks out one of her best-seller items at her downtown Grand Forks business, Relax Event Studio and Fighting Sawks. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
'Terrible business idea' at top of worldwide Etsy sales
December 26, 2017 - 7:32am
December 25, 2017
Sandra Lazcano, left, shops for vacuum bags. Photo by Ariel Zambelich for The Washington Post
Will the rapidly-shrinking store save retail?
December 25, 2017 - 8:15am
December 18, 2017
Brian Cornell, the chief executive of Target, speaks to employees at the retail giant’s location in Jersey City, N.J., ahead of opening on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, 2015. (Shin Woong-jae/The New York Times) Copyright 2017 New York Times
How Target's CEO is facing down a retail apocalypse
December 18, 2017 - 1:31pm
December 14, 2017
President Donald Trump points to a "Merry Christmas" sign as he arrives to make remarks on tax reform at the St. Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, Mo., Nov. 29, 2017. (Doug Mills/The New York Times) Copyright 2017 New York Times
'Merry Christmas' greeting? Half of Americans don't care.
December 14, 2017 - 11:18am
December 13, 2017
Shoppers walk towards a Target store in the Brooklyn borough of New York, on July 19, 2017. Bloomberg photo by Mark Kauzlarich.
Target to buy Shipt for $550 million in bet on same-day delivery
December 13, 2017 - 10:59am
November 27, 2017
Anne-Marie Studer of Grand Forks, looks for Christmas presents Saturday morning on one of her stops to various small businesses in town. (Jesse Trelstad/Grand Forks Herald)
For towns around the country, Small Business Saturday was a big hit
November 27, 2017 - 11:27am