Retail

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Minnesota’s most generous clothier is opening its very own retail flagship in the heart of Minneapolis’s trendy Uptown district. Read More
The latest tech executive to be interviewed while being driven around in Jeff Martin’s Prius is Bala Subramanian, the chief technology officer for Best Buy. Read More
About a year ago, Amazon’s market capitalization surpassed Walmart’s for the first time, according to Fortune. Since then, the question dominating brick and mortar retailers’ boardrooms has been, “How can we be more like Amazon?” Read More


No industry survived the rise of the Internet unscathed, but few have been more dramatically — and fundamentally — affected than retail. Read More
“I had a love for the rediscovery of American manufacturing and all that it means for the people who are making these items and the consumers’ feelings of buying something of quality that has personal resonance,” says John Mooty, founder of Wilson & Willy’s, a North Loop neighborhood store that opened in January. Read More

Joe Pine

As the culture changes, so too does consumer behavior — and so must retailers. On Oct. 30 the University of Minnesota will present writer and business consultant B. Joseph Pine II, who will reveal what today’s consumers really want. Read More

Open for business: The Fashion Mobile

Ever think about starting your own food truck? Now you can ponder other truck-based businesses, too. In May, the St. Read More
Plenty of companies are flying high thanks to soaring demand for locally made products. But one is doing it at the airport. Bloomington-based St. Croix Promotions & Retail's new Uptown MN shop offers locally made products behind the security check at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Read More