March 11, 2015

Target Corp. laid off 1,700 mostly headquarters employees on Tuesday and is eliminating 1,400 open positions.

March 3, 2015

Strong sales of high-margin consumer electronics and TVs during the holiday season, as well as declining expenses, helped Best Buy Inc. beat Wall Street expectations for profit in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015.

February 25, 2015

Target closed out a “year of transition” and is now looking to the future as it sharpens its focus on key priorities, including digital, smaller formats and wellness.

February 18, 2015

Target Corp. is reportedly localizing the assortments at its smaller-footprint Target Express stores to a high degree.

February 13, 2015

Although 550 Target Canada headquarters employees are being laid off as Target Corp. prepares to shut down its Canadian venture, the number one person will remain employed.

February 10, 2015

Shorenstein Properties LLC announced Sports Authority signed a lease for 21,877 sq. ft. at Minneapolis City Center.

February 10, 2015

Shorenstein Properties LLC announced Sports Authority signed a lease for 21,877 sq. ft. at Minneapolis City Center.

February 2, 2015

Target Corp. is opening 15 stores this year, with an emphasis on its smaller-sized TargetExpress format as it looks to further reach guests in urban centers.

January 27, 2015

Shorenstein Properties LLC and Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th announced that Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th has signed a lease for 40,321 sq. ft. in the retail portion of Minneapolis City Center, continuing the fashion retailer’s 25-year presence in downtown Minneapolis.

January 15, 2015

Target is calling it quits in Canada. The retailer said is closing down its money-losing Target Canada business. The chain previously indicated it would review its Canadian subsidiary, which launched with great fanfare in March 2013, after the 2014 holiday season.

December 3, 2014

Target Corp. has reportedly failed in its attempt to dismiss a lawsuit filed by banks in federal court in Minneapolis.

November 10, 2014

The competition for the holiday shopper continues with the news that Target Corp. is kicking off the holiday season extra early this year, with plans to offer early access to Black Friday deals for one-day only on Nov. 10, a pre-sale on Nov. 26, and a 6 p.m. store opening on Thanksgiving evening.

October 22, 2014

Target Corp. on Wednesday fired the first retail salvo of the holiday season, announcing that, for the first time ever, it is offering free shipping on all online purchases—no matter the amount—from Oct. 22 through Dec. 20.

October 2, 2014

Christopher & Banks announced the Oct. 6 grand opening of 37 stores that reflect the company’s updated retail strategy of bringing its plus-sized CJ Banks brand under the Christopher & Banks banner.

September 24, 2014

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and global sustainability non-profit Forum for the Future have launched a project to empower sustainability initiatives, Retail Horizons.

September 24, 2014

Dunkin’ Donuts is recruiting franchisees in Minnesota with an emphasis on Minneapolis and Mankato.

September 5, 2014

Target Corp. is expanding out of its Minneapolis home base with its new, small-format TargetExpress concept.

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.