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October 14, 2017
Distressed styles, including torn and tattered patterns, are popular in sweaters this season. Photo courtesy Kindred People / Special to The Forum
Hello sweater weather: October brings 5 cozy trends
October 14, 2017 - 10:03am
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 13, 2017
Chip and Joanna Gaines of the HGTV hit show "Fixer Upper." Courtesy / Target Corp.
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
September 13, 2017 - 2:08pm
August 23, 2017
Walmart and Google announced Aug. 23, 2017, Google would start offering Walmart products to people who shop on Google Express, the company’s online shopping mall, making the first time the world’s biggest retailer has made its products available online in the United States outside of its own website.(Google Express via The New York Times)
Walmart and Google are plotting to change your shopping habits
August 23, 2017 - 3:56pm
August 3, 2017
Lavinia Johnson -- with her children 6th grader Micah Blanks, 11, and 4th grader Brooklyn Banks, 10 -- shop for back to school supplies on Tuesday July 25, 2017 at Walmart in Chicago, Ill. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Making back-to-school shopping chaos easier on parents
August 3, 2017 - 4:00am
July 13, 2017
A man with a Macy's bag walks past the J.C. Penney's store in New York, April 11, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo
J.C. Penney to add toy sections in all stores
July 13, 2017 - 1:41pm
July 11, 2017
Amazon boxes are seen stacked for delivery in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S. January 29, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo
Amazon.com on pace to break sales record for 'Prime Day'
July 11, 2017 - 8:13pm
May 17, 2017
Deer caught looking for deals at Minnesota Wal-Mart
May 17, 2017 - 8:12am
May 9, 2017
The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics center. REUTERS/Pascal Rossigno
Amazon cuts free shipping minimum to $25
May 9, 2017 - 1:26pm
February 10, 2017
A buyer receives items from thredUP six to eight days after the order is placed online. April Knutson / Special to The Forum
Rise of resale: Buyer and seller platforms provide more secondhand options
February 10, 2017 - 12:12pm
November 26, 2016
Briana Sanchez / Tribune 
Shoppers line up at an additional cash register outside of Herberger's Home Store on Black Friday at the Kandi Mall in Willmar.
U.S. retailers see more Black Friday shoppers move online
November 26, 2016 - 7:00am
November 22, 2016
The daytime mailroom crew from West Central Industries works Monday on preparing insert packages for The West Central Tribune's holiday edition for Wednesday. The inserts are not public until that time, and this photo was digitally altered to disguise their content.

Tom Cherveny / Tribune
Tribune's 2016 holiday edition is scheduled for Wednesday
November 22, 2016 - 2:01pm
The daytime mailroom crew from West Central Industries works Monday on preparing insert packages for The West Central Tribune's holiday edition for Wednesday. The inserts are not public until that time, and this photo was digitally altered to disguise their content.

Tom Cherveny / Tribune
Tribune's holiday edition is scheduled for Wednesday
November 22, 2016 - 2:01pm
November 20, 2016
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Downtown Willmar hosts annual Holidaze parade
November 20, 2016 - 7:02pm