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January 16, 2018
Josh Krsnak, left with scissors, with Hempel Companies, and Shelly Buck, President of the Prairie Island Indian Community, cut the ribbon at the Treasure Island Center grand opening in St. Paul on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. John Autey / Pioneer Press
Downtown St. Paul reopens old Macy's for Minnesota Wild, others
January 16, 2018 - 9:54pm
January 14, 2018
Duluth city councilors aim to restrict flavored tobacco sales, prevent new generation of smokers
January 14, 2018 - 7:48am
January 11, 2018
A worker moves a stray shopping cart outside a Wal-Mart location in Louisville, Kentucky, on May 15, 2015. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett
Walmart said it's giving its employees a raise. And then it closed 63 stores.
January 11, 2018 - 8:06pm
A sign posted in the  Sam's Club window shows the business is closed for the day on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. David Samson / Forum News Service
Western Minn. Sam's Club among 63 to close nationwide
January 11, 2018 - 6:33pm
January 1, 2018
A customer prepares to pump fuel at a Go Mart Inc. gas station in Rockbridge, Ohio, on Feb. 6, 2016. Bloomberg photo by Ty Wright.
What a weak dollar means in 2018: staycations and local shopping
January 1, 2018 - 9:40am
December 26, 2017
Marie Strinden checks out one of her best-seller items at her downtown Grand Forks business, Relax Event Studio and Fighting Sawks. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
'Terrible business idea' at top of worldwide Etsy sales
December 26, 2017 - 7:32am
December 23, 2017
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune

The retail space that once housed Best Buy on South First Street in Willmar will soon be the home of PetSmart. Demolition work has already begun inside the space.
PetSmart comes to Willmar
December 23, 2017 - 7:31am
December 15, 2017
Letter: Support your local businesses this season
December 15, 2017 - 5:46am
December 13, 2017
The Gander Mountain store located at 2121 43rd St. S. in Fargo is one of the stores that closed. David Samson / Forum News Service
Gander Outdoors to open first store in Minnesota
December 13, 2017 - 5:35pm
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
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