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Visit Small Towns To Uncover Retail Gems

Look in any retail design trade publication and you’re presented with glamorous photographs of exotic retail locations sprinkled across the world’s largest metro areas. From big chains to small boutiques, seemingly if you want to see where it’s at in terms of retail design you’d better head downtown, or hop on a plane. 1,113 more words

Retail Design

Eagan outlet mall: New take on an old concept

Shoppers in the Twin Cities metro area are excited for the upcoming opening of a new 100-store outlet mall in Eagan. It means they won’t have to drive an hour or more outside the metro to shop for designer merchandise at discount prices. 443 more words


Backpacks are Eyesores No More!

It struck us that backpacks are getting smaller and more attractive. OK, you got us, it’s been a little while since we were in school. We schlepped thick, heavy books in 5 feet of snow, uphill both ways… not like the kids these days with their lightweight iPads, but we digress. 360 more words

Retail Trends

Scarves: The Pesky Accessory

No store is safe. It is being reported by retailers that scarves are spontaneously multiplying with the onset of the fall fashion season. It’s not just apparel stores afflicted anymore. 490 more words

Retail Trends

Campbell: The business partnership for It's a Girl Thing is Simply Smashing! - San Jose Mercury News

It is nice when local business folks can come together to help each other out. We have some clients who host annual events with other retail stores, but this one tops it all. 17 more words


Target goes on YouTube to go after dorm dollars, campus cash

Going to college is expensive – and we’re not even talking about tuition. Last week, the National Retail Federation predicted the average dorm-bound student will fork over $916.48 on furniture, school supplies, electronics and other merchandise, an increase of 9.5 percent over last year. 270 more words