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Move over consoles, retro toys are making a comeback this Christmas

Retro is very much back in fashion among Minnesota’s toy retailers, who have reported big demand for classic toys and games this Christmas.

Etch-a-Sketch, Yahtzee, Twister and even the humble old Jack-in-the-Box are proving popular among parents who want to introduce their own children to their old favorites,  285 more words


Getting Ready for 2015? 3 Essential Trends for Retailers to Strategize!

As a retail store, are you supplementing your target audience with engaging content online, giving them ways to connect with you? Are you sweeping them off their feet? 767 more words


Shopping small: Minnesotans support local retailers on Small Business Saturday

It’s become a nice contrast to the frenzied atmosphere of Black Friday holiday shopping – Small Business Saturday, which encourages shoppers to patronize the stores that are owned by local people in their own communities. 351 more words


Get a job: Competition running high for holiday hiring

The all-important holiday shopping season is ramping up, and so is hiring for retailers, who typically expect to make a significant portion of their profits during the fourth quarter of the year. 297 more words


You'll probably spend $868 on holiday gifts this year (according to one survey)

People in the Twin Cities are embracing the spirit of giving this holiday season. Or at the very least, the spirit of buying things.

The annual… 436 more words


Let it grow: Shoppers spend big on 'Frozen', beauty products to boost Target sales

Target has beauty products, back-to-school gear, the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and “Frozen” to thank for a surprise profits boost that is helping the company rebound from a year of sagging sales. 343 more words


How can fuels retailers remain competitive?

by Zahra Bahroloumi

Retail trends are consistently pointing toward consumers’ hunger for a consistent, relevant and convenient customer experience. The time-constrained and tech-savvy social media-tuned consumer is driving consumption patterns in line with their lifestyle and daily working routines. 308 more words