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
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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
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
Some of us still consider a 50 inch television a big screen.
This year retailers, led by a couple of Minnesota companies, are making room in warehouses and showrooms for ever-larger TVs. 315 more words
Target is making eyes at customers seeking higher-end skin care products.
The Minneapolis-based retailer gave its beauty department a makeover this spring, with remodeled counters, trained personnel and the launch of its Premium Skin Care initiative. 332 more words
Wal-Mart is moving ahead with its first Minnesota distribution center, breaking ground on the massive $75 million project on a 150-acre site in Mankato.
The… 285 more words