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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
March 7, 2014
MasterCard, Visa form group to enhance payment security
March 7, 2014 - 12:19pm
February 26, 2014
Woman in theft ring banned from Target for decade
February 26, 2014 - 3:04pm
The sign outside the Target store is seen in Arvada, Colorado January 10, 2014.
Credit: Reuters/Rick Wilking
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
February 26, 2014 - 7:53am
A woman checks her phone outside the entrance of a J.C. Penney store in New York August 14, 2013.
Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid
For J.C. Penney, e-commerce is no easy fix
February 26, 2014 - 7:50am
February 25, 2014
Macy's sticks to forecast despite slow Valentine's Day sales
February 25, 2014 - 10:50am
Home Depot profit tops estimates on cost cuts
February 25, 2014 - 7:03am
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