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Target reports strong first-quarter sales as shoppers embrace e-commerce
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Target reports strong first-quarter sales as shoppers embrace e-commerce

Shares of Target Corp. were up nearly 10% in midday trading after the retailer smashed sales and profit expectations in the spring quarter. The...

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Key takeaways from Target's surprisingly strong spring
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Key takeaways from Target's surprisingly strong spring

Digital growth skyrockets: Sales from Target.com and mobile apps grew 42% during the first quarter compared to last year. Shoppers say "I want it...

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Target's expanded online services drive 1Q sales
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Target's expanded online services drive 1Q sales

MINNEAPOLIS - An aggressive campaign at Target to let customers do more online is paying off. The retailer on Wednesday exceeded first quarter...

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Department stores troubles rise on Penney's, Kohl's results
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Department stores troubles rise on Penney's, Kohl's results

NEW YORK - The outlook for department stores got murkier Tuesday after J. C. Penney and Kohl's reported fiscal first quarter results that showed...

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California Senate OKs bill creating special pot banks
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California Senate OKs bill creating special pot banks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Shut out of the traditional banking system by federal laws, the country's largest legal marijuana market in California could...

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CoreLogic closing Bloomington office, affecting 184 jobs
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CoreLogic closing Bloomington office, affecting 184 jobs

CoreLogic will close its Bloomington office and up to 184 employees will be laid off. The Irvine, Calif.-based provider of real estate property...

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Life Time Living apartments to launch in several cities
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Life Time Living apartments to launch in several cities

From the gym to the office and now to the home, Life Time wants to make its healthy mark on all aspects of peoples' lives, including where and how...

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Silicon Valley getting its own version of NYC's Hudson Yards
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Silicon Valley getting its own version of NYC's Hudson Yards

The developer of New York's Hudson Yards is ready to build another massive office, housing and retail complex - this time about 3,000 miles to the...

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Minnesota agency gives environmental clean bill of health to Ford site in St. Paul
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Minnesota agency gives environmental clean bill of health to Ford site in St. Paul

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has determined that the site of St. Paul's former Ford plant is clean enough for redevelopment. In a May 15...

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Wisconsin homeowner worried about looming solar development
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Wisconsin homeowner worried about looming solar development

DARIEN, Wis. - A tattered American flag waved in Roger Millard's front lawn amid sprawling Walworth County farmland. For 28 years, Millard, 67, has...

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Major U.S. retailers have high hopes for CBD sales in oils, creams and gummies
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Major U.S. retailers have high hopes for CBD sales in oils, creams and gummies

Retailer Nothing But Hemp's newest store opened on Grand Avenue in St. Paul in April. The market for gummy bears, creams, oils and drinks made with...

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Retailers have high hopes for CBD sales in oils, creams and gummies
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Retailers have high hopes for CBD sales in oils, creams and gummies

Retailer Nothing But Hemp's newest store opened on Grand Avenue in St. Paul in April. The market for gummy bears, creams, oils and drinks made with...

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Construction on Minneapolis' new Gateway skyscraper expected to begin soon
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Construction on Minneapolis' new Gateway skyscraper expected to begin soon

The Minneapolis skyline has been mostly untouched for nearly 20 years. By the end of June, the city is expected to finalize the sale of the former...

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A glance at US mortgage rates down slightly this week
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A glance at US mortgage rates down slightly this week

Long-term U. S. mortgage rates fell slightly this week, marking a third straight week of declines as a continued inducement to home purchasers....

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Macy's customers could start to feel impact of trade war
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Macy's customers could start to feel impact of trade war

NEW YORK - Macy's customers may finally start to feel the impact of President Donald Trump's trade war with China. Like many department stores and...

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Walmart's robot zips along in tech revolution that's raising big questions for workers
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Walmart's robot zips along in tech revolution that's raising big questions for workers

BONNEY LAKE, Wash. - When an autonomous floor scrubber was rolled out in Walmart's Bonney Lake store last month, shoppers mistook the teal blue...

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Amnesty International: China-owned NYC building denies lease
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Amnesty International: China-owned NYC building denies lease

NEW YORK - A giant shipping conglomerate owned by the Chinese government has declined to lease space in a building it owns in lower Manhattan to...

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Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping
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Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping

NEW YORK - Walmart is rolling out next-day delivery on its most popular items, increasing the stakes in the retail shipping wars. The nation's...

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U.S.-China trade war is about to pack bigger price punch
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U.S.-China trade war is about to pack bigger price punch

The more President Donald Trump escalates his trade war with China, the more U. S. shoppers will notice higher prices in their favorite grocery...

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Minnesota needs to leverage its minority businesses
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Minnesota needs to leverage its minority businesses

Minnesota's economy has a competitive advantage - its fast-growing minority business community. Our state already has more than 47,000 minority...

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A glance at US mortgage rates
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A glance at US mortgage rates

Long-term U. S. mortgage rates declined this week for a second straight week, reversing the upward trend in April. A glance at US mortgage rates

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Corporate veterans establishing foothold in wholesale CBD business
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Corporate veterans establishing foothold in wholesale CBD business

The Minnesota hemp industry is growing. From farmer associations to a North Loop store called Stigma Hemp, millions of dollars are being invested...

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Scheherazade Jewelers reopens in Galleria Edina for bankruptcy sale
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Scheherazade Jewelers reopens in Galleria Edina for bankruptcy sale

After closing abruptly in March, Scheherazade Jewelers in the Galleria in Edina has reopened, but only for another 30 to 60 days. Scheherazade...

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NYC closing Kushner loophole landlords use to dodge scrutiny
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NYC closing Kushner loophole landlords use to dodge scrutiny

NEW YORK - New York City lawmakers voted Wednesday to close the "Kushner loophole" that critics say encourages landlords to file false paperwork...

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The Latest: Amazon opens cash store as San Francisco votes
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The Latest: Amazon opens cash store as San Francisco votes

SAN FRANCISCO - The Latest on San Francisco vote on making retailers take cash (all times local): Amazon Go has opened its first cash-taking...

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North Loop project flips from apartments to condos
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North Loop project flips from apartments to condos

When the developers of a mixed-use development in the North Loop neighborhood in Minneapolis first announced plans for the project in 2016, they...

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Amazon to open first Go store that accepts cash
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Amazon to open first Go store that accepts cash

NEW YORK - Amazon launched its high-tech Go convenience store a year ago, where shoppers can pull items off the shelf and walk out. Now it's adding...

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Incoming chief executive at Minneapolis Area Realtors talks about goals for the organization
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Incoming chief executive at Minneapolis Area Realtors talks about goals for the organization

Carrie Chang, the new chief executive of the Minneapolis Area Realtors (MAR), is the association's ninth leader and the first female and person of...

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Minneapolis office towers attract new buyers, as property sales boom
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Minneapolis office towers attract new buyers, as property sales boom

Some of the most recognizable skyscrapers in downtown Minneapolis have recently been snatched up by deep-pocketed companies, including offshore...

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Tim Hortons doughnut shops in Minnesota have begun to close amid dispute
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Tim Hortons doughnut shops in Minnesota have begun to close amid dispute

Half of the Tim Hortons coffee and doughnut shops in the Twin Cities have closed with more set to shutter by the end of Friday due to poor...

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