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July 11, 2016
Wal-Mart rolls out special carts to improve fresh food offering
July 11, 2016 - 10:50am
April 26, 2016
Litchfield woman honored by Dollar General
April 26, 2016 - 8:20am
November 27, 2015
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Video: Shoppers brave cold morning temps as Black Friday bargains in Willmar
November 27, 2015 - 7:56am
October 5, 2015
Deals start early as retailers gear up for potentially difficult shopping season
October 5, 2015 - 11:31am
May 6, 2015
A&W Furniture is named Retailer of the Year
May 6, 2015 - 12:54am
Jeff Mills was studying auto mechanics at the Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis in 1979 when he realized his real passion was for working on bicycles. After more than three decades of living on the West Coast, he moved back to Montevideo and opened Bicycles and Beyond at 305 North First Street. He repairs, refurbishes and sells a wide variety of bicycles on consignment. (Tribune/Tom Cherveny)
Jeff Mills keeps wheels turning at Bicycles and Beyond
April 6, 2015 - 11:15pm
January 15, 2015
In surprise move, Target to pull out of Canada
January 15, 2015 - 12:44pm
November 30, 2014
TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton
Jeanie Ronneberg, left, talks with designer Katie Morgan while browsing at Interior Design Studio on Small Business Saturday in downtown Willmar. The National Retail Federation says spending over the holiday weekend in stores was down from last year, but a retail analysis firm said online sales rose Thursday and Friday. The National Retail Federation stuck to its forecast for retail sales overall to rise 4.1 percent this holiday season.
Holiday weekend store sales fall on early discounts, online growth
November 30, 2014 - 10:32pm
November 28, 2014
‘Shop small’: Locally owned businesses hope holiday shoppers keep buying today
November 28, 2014 - 11:44pm
November 27, 2014
TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton 
Programmable coffee makers, slow cookers, 10-speed blenders and deep fryers were “flying off the shelf” within minutes of the 5 p.m. Thursday opening at JCPenney in Willmar’s Kandi Mall.
Bargain hunters begin the hunt for deals Thanksgiving evening
November 27, 2014 - 11:17pm
November 20, 2014
Target U.S. sales beat expectations; Canada unit faces review due to losses
November 20, 2014 - 7:00am
November 11, 2014
Jay Reuss, a salesman at Motor Sports in Willmar, stands by some 2015 model snowmobiles on the display floor. Reuss said he was happy to see the early snow and the early start to the snowmobile season. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
There’s no business like snow business
November 11, 2014 - 11:49pm
Elmquist Jewelers in Willmar will hold a ground-breaking ceremony Wednesday at their future site at 101 28th Ave. S.E. The location just off First Street will provide greater visibility for the longtime retailer. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Elmquist Jewelers ready to build new store in Willmar
May 11, 2014 - 11:15pm
March 13, 2014
U.S. retail sales rebound from winter chill, jobless claims fall
March 13, 2014 - 11:28am
J.C. Penney turnaround faces big test with home goods relaunch
March 13, 2014 - 7:29am