Yesterday, janitors who clean Target stores announced a two-day strike motivated by what they regard as inadequate pay and benefits, especially in comparison with what janitors who clean Target's corporate headquarters receive.SEE ALSO: Black Friday strike at St. Paul Walmart: "If I lose my job it d ... More >>
It appears the Mall of America isn't immune to economic malaise. Cincinnati-based Macy's announced today that it is closing the Bloomingdale's store at the MoA after a 20-year run.
Frantic action and delightful songs make up for flat characters
This is ghetto?The marketers who name Halloween costumes apparently slept through the cultural sensitivity part of their job training. Yet another major retailer is in hot water for an un-PC costume. Kohl's has pulled a Halloween wig from its website after outrage broke out on the store's Fa ... More >>
Image by Heidi Panelli on FlickrHeidi Panelli says Kohl's definitely does NOT rockYou'd think a company as big and rich as Kohl's Corp. could be smart enough to come up with original T-shirt designs. Nope, says Heidi Panelli, a Fridley-based graphic designer. She filed a lawsuit Friday in U.S. Di ... More >>
A new production of 'Richard III' paints an intimate portrait of Shakespeare's famous villain
The University of Michigan released their American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) on Tuesday for the fourth quarter of 2006. So, how did our hometown corporations fare?
Venus Hottentot and the anatomy of racism
Black Friday at the Mall of America: Wish you were here. Wait a minute, you are here.
Baxterization, beaten paths, and the great riparian land rush of northern Minnesota
Taste-testing the best real dry-aged steaks for sale locally reveals a lucky, lucky, steaky, steaky metropolitan area
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Movie theaters used to have majestic screens, rocking chairs, and real butter. Some still do.