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August 26, 2014

Best Buy Co. earned $146 million in the second quarter, down from $266 million in the year-ago period, topping analysts earnings estimates even as its revenue fell short.

July 31, 2014

Target Corp. on Thursday named retail and consumer products veteran Brian Cornell as its new CEO and chairman of the board, effective Aug. 12.

July 25, 2014

Target Corp. has pulled back the curtain on its new small-format store, TargetExpress, in the “Dinkeytown” section of downtown Minneapolis.

July 25, 2014

Target Corp. has pulled back the curtain on its new small-format store, TargetExpress, in the “Dinkeytown” section of downtown Minneapolis.

July 23, 2014

Target Corp. on Sunday, July 27, will unveil its small-store format, TargetExpress, in Minneapolis.

July 23, 2014

Target Corp. on Sunday, July 27, will unveil its small-store format, TargetExpress, in Minneapolis.

July 21, 2014

Target Corp. is launching a new image-recognition mobile app, called In a Snap, aimed at back-to-college shoppers.

July 9, 2014

The Opus Group announced plans to build three 52,000-sq.-ft. retail buildings for St. Paul, Minnesota-based Gander Mountain.

June 12, 2014

Target Corp. is introducing a new policy by imposing new rules on the cleaning companies it hires to clean its stores in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, Businessweek reported.

June 12, 2014

Target Corp. is introducing a new policy by imposing new rules on the cleaning companies it hires to clean its stores in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, Businessweek reported.

May 22, 2014

Best Buy Co. Inc. swung to a net profit in the first quarter of fiscal 2015 from a net loss in the same period a year earlier, but missed estimates with a drop in sales.

May 20, 2014

In a management shakeup, Target Corp. has replaced Tony Fisher, president of its troubled Canadian operations, with 15-year company veteran Mark Schindele, effective immediately.

May 7, 2014

Grocery retailer Roundy’s said it had entered into definitive agreements to sell 18 Rainbow stores in the Minneapolis-St. Paul market to a group of local grocers, including Supervalu.

May 6, 2014

One topic that’s been on my mind lately is the growing Hispanic market in the U.S., and what its clout and purchasing power will mean for retailers — and, subsequently, for retail real estate — in the years ahead. “Emerging” is probably too mild of a word to describe the Hispanic market — exploding might be more accurate.

May 5, 2014

Target Corp. announced on Monday that CEO and president Gregg Steinhafel, a 35-year-company-veteran, had resigned, effective immediately.

May 2, 2014

PizzaRev opened a concept test kitchen in Los Angeles in April 2012. Today, it has nine company-owned restaurants with 19 more company and franchised stores on the way.

“This isn’t just about our growth, but also growth in the fast casual pizza space,” said Irv Zuckerman, co-CEO of PizzaRev. In fact, the fast casual pizza space is much bigger than it was two years ago when PizzaRev opened its first concept. New concepts from well-known brands, such as Chipotle’s Pizzeria Locale, have opened up within the last year.

April 17, 2014

Target has increased the number of goods it offers for sale via online subscription by adding more than 1,600 items, according to the Associated Press.

April 8, 2014

Twin Cities’ fashion retailer “Len” has renewed its lease at Minneapolis City Center with a seven-year commitment.

April 8, 2014

Twin Cities’ fashion retailer “Len” has renewed its lease at Minneapolis City Center with a seven-year commitment.

April 4, 2014

All lawsuits relating to the 2013 data breach at Target Corp. will be consolidated before a single court in Minnesota.

March 24, 2014

The distribution of digital coupons on retailers’ websites exploded in 2013, increasing 39.5% over the previous year, according to data released by Marx, a Kantar Media company.

March 18, 2014

Target Corp. will reportedly promote items for sale during an episode of the TV show “Cougar Town” the evening of Tuesday, March 18, with viewers having the option of directly purchasing them via second screen.

February 26, 2014

Target Corp. saw dramatic year-over-year declines in its net earnings for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013, as the negative impact of its massive data breach and damages from its Canadian operations took effect.

February 21, 2014

Tile Shop Holdings Inc. swung from a net loss to profit during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013, but still reported a net loss for the full fiscal year.

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