Target has confirmed a massive data breach jeopardizing the credit card information of about 40 million shoppers who made in-store purchases between Black Friday and December 15."We have determined that the information involved in this incident included customer name, credit or debit card number, an ... More >>
On Thanksgiving, Walmart and Best Buy will open at 6 p.m., with Target opening a couple hours later.RELATED: Will Target match Walmart's great deal for Thanksgiving workers?But in a new commercial, Mills Fleet Farm trumpets the fact that its Black Friday sales won't begin until, you know, Black Frid ... More >>
Today, Walmart made its long-awaited announcement about its "Black Friday" hours. We put that in quotations because these days, major retailers are mostly opening on Thanksgiving itself, and Walmart is no exception -- both it and Best Buy are opening at 6 p.m. that day and staying open all night lon ... More >>
Last Thanksgiving, Target held off on opening its doors until the clock struck midnight and Black Friday began. Nonetheless, more than 200,000 people supported a petition asking Target to remain closed until later in the morning on Black Friday so workers could enjoy Thanksgiving with their families ... More >>
This weekend, Mai Village Vietnamese restaurant on University Avenue was the site of a ribbon-cutting ceremony that kicked off the citywide campaign to rebrand the eastern end of the Central Corridor light rail line as an East Asian business district called Little Mekong, reports MPR N ... More >>
With holiday shopping season in full swing, the folks behind the Minnesota Beatle Project, Vol. 3 album are releasing a series of music videos to keep their charity compilation at the very front of our minds. Last week we saw Solid Gold donning moustaches and Let It Be-era Beatles attire for thei ... More >>
Black Friday. Potentially the single most terrifying phrase in the English language, those two little words are a retailer's curse and a shopper's pipe dream come true. This year, if you somehow missed pitching your tent in the Best Buy parking lot in preparation for the sales, not to worry--there i ... More >>
This is not the super Thanksgiving employees had in mind.Target is facing a backlash from its own employees as the clock ticks down to the craziest shopping day of the year: Black Friday. In the escalating arms race to get as many crazed shoppers in the door as possible, Target announced it wou ... More >>
Turkeys from Ferndale Farms will be available for pre-order.Seward Co-op will be hosting a Holiday Warm-Up on November 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., where you'll be able to get a small taste of everything from free-range turkey from Ferndale Farms to holiday desserts from the Co-ops' own deli.
Menards mayhem: Great TV.The woman caught on tape going ballistic at a Wisconsin Menards on Black Friday is going to be a TV star. It also sounds like she's a person of interest to Grand Chute police, who expect to make an arrest in the case pretty soon. They haven't released her name.
Drinking makes holiday shopping more funDoes the thought of spending your Saturday navigating the parking ramp at MOA make your skin crawl? Fear not. Yes, you need to procure some holiday gifts. But you don't need to do it at the mall. Or sober, for that matter. Morgan Creek Vineyards is ... More >>
Before you spend, get a free breakfast. Hardcore holiday shoppers know they're going to be dropping the big bucks on Black Friday. But if they want to fuel up first, they can hit up a Blue Plate restaurant, where the early bird gets the free breakfast.
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Are you so addicted to shopping on Black Friday that you are willing to leave your family get together to go cuddle up at the Mall of Americ ... More >>
Minnesota's new celebrity shopper: Sen. Norm Coleman and Gov. Sarah Palin seem to have the same friends in high ... More >>
From today's online Star Tribune "Shopping for Dysfunctional Family Members Just Got Easier" Not kidding...
If you're a male "current resident" who received this guide, you might want to pass it on to your mom or aunt or any nearby female so they can be sure to pick up one of those space-age silver thingamabobs that plays games and movies and makes men's eyes look like they were soaked in cranberry juice.
Black Friday at the Mall of America: Wish you were here. Wait a minute, you are here.
According to the Yahoo! Buzz Index, the Legend of Dragoon may be found under quite a few Christmas trees this year.
It's been almost 100 years since Bertrand Russell said, "It is preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents men from living freely and nobly." So how is it that "Black Friday" became a national holiday?
According to C.J. and the Owatonna People's Press, rap group G-Unit went on a $6,000 shopping spree at Wal-Mart in June, apparently resulting in two employees being fired for giving 10 percent discounts on two items totaling less than $50. Questions: Couldn't they have gone someplace that doesn't tr ... More >>
The city says it won't try to bulldoze Hi-Lake for months, if at all. Shopping Center tenants aren't impressed.