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December 10, 2017
Municipal auditorium in downtown Cando, N.D., which features first-run movies and locally produced live theater. Blake Gumprecht / Forum News Service
Dollar General's push into ND creates worry in small towns
December 10, 2017 - 7:28am
November 23, 2017
BBB of Minnesota and North Dakota offers Black Friday tips
November 23, 2017 - 6:46am
November 22, 2017
Pixabay / Special to The Forum
Black Friday better for retailers, including small stores, than Small Business Saturday
November 22, 2017 - 8:04am
November 3, 2017
Shoppers at a Kmart in Hamilton Township, N.J., April 12, 2017.  (John Taggart/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Sears, Kmart plan to shutter 63 more locations in latest retrenchment
November 3, 2017 - 12:48pm
October 31, 2017
The Book World store at 15528 Edgewood Drive in Baxter, Minn.,  will be closing, along with the company’s other 44 locations in seven states. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Book World to close its six stores in Minn., ND
October 31, 2017 - 9:27pm
October 30, 2017
Cash Wise to build 4th store in Fargo-Moorhead metro at site of proposed outlet mall
October 30, 2017 - 5:31pm
October 19, 2017
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Target to remodel more stores as chain seeks edge over Wal-Mart
October 19, 2017 - 10:45am
October 4, 2017
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Here are the 33 stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving day in 2017
October 4, 2017 - 3:14pm
October 3, 2017
Americans are expected to spend an average of $1,189 this holiday season. MUST CREDIT: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg.
The era of holiday deals is dead, and so is Black Friday
October 3, 2017 - 3:57pm
September 11, 2017
Zumiez opened Friday, Sept. 1, in Fargo's West Acres Shopping Center, 3902 13th Ave. S. Ryan Johnson / Forum News Service
No worries for Zumiez, West Acres' newest store
September 11, 2017 - 4:23pm
August 23, 2017
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Naomi Olive, sustainable agriculture and food systems program associate for the University of Minnesota's Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships, looks over the produce offerings Tuesday at Island Market in Bird Island during a tour of the store.
Island Market shows viability of local ownership
August 23, 2017 - 9:45pm
July 13, 2017
Special to The Forum
Shopping habits are hurting American jobs, especially today
July 13, 2017 - 8:55am
June 8, 2017
The Maurices headquarters building in downtown Duluth. Maurices' parent company, Ascena Retail Group, reported a $1 billion quarterly loss. (Andrew Krueger / akrueger@duluthnews.com)play button
Maurices parent company posts big loss, announces store closures
June 8, 2017 - 8:22pm
June 6, 2017
Christine Forsell, left, and Jill Hanson have joined Elmquist Jewelers ownership.
Elmquist Jewelers adds to ownership
June 6, 2017 - 11:42am
May 15, 2017
A logo of Walmart. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril/File Photo
Workers say Wal-Mart discriminated against thousands of pregnant women
May 15, 2017 - 1:24pm