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December 25, 2017
Sandra Lazcano, left, shops for vacuum bags. Photo by Ariel Zambelich for The Washington Post
Will the rapidly-shrinking store save retail?
December 25, 2017 - 8:15am
December 24, 2017
David Sobie, a co-founder of Happy Returns, stands at a "return bar" for customers who wish to return online purchases at Santa Monica Place in Santa Monica, Calif. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
There's money to be made in returning e-commerce orders
December 24, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 12, 2017
A UPS truck makes deliveries in Manhattan, Dec. 7, 2017.  (Emon Hassan/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
UPS and others warn that holiday deliveries are already falling behind
December 12, 2017 - 8:17am
December 10, 2017
Don't let the holiday season stress you out. Stock image
How to stay sane during craziness of holiday season
December 10, 2017 - 8:46am
December 3, 2017
People shop at the holiday market at Glensheen featuring local merchants Saturday. Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com
PHOTOS: Holiday shoppers line up at Glensheen
December 3, 2017 - 10:31am
November 27, 2017
Anne-Marie Studer of Grand Forks, looks for Christmas presents Saturday morning on one of her stops to various small businesses in town. (Jesse Trelstad/Grand Forks Herald)
For towns around the country, Small Business Saturday was a big hit
November 27, 2017 - 11:27am
November 24, 2017
Eric Nordgren of Duluth shops at Trailfitters at Fitger’s Brewery Complex in Duluth in 2014. Since 2010, small businesses have encouraged shoppers to do holiday shopping with them on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. File / News Tribune
Duluth shopping districts celebrate as Small Business Saturday gets bigger
November 24, 2017 - 1:44pm
November 22, 2017
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Black Friday better for retailers, including small stores, than Small Business Saturday
November 22, 2017 - 8:04am
November 19, 2017
Visual merchandiser Marya Kovala of Duluth arranges a holiday display at the Miller Hill Mall Maurices location Thursday afternoon. Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com
Maurices stays on its toes: New in-store, online initiatives help Duluth-based retailer compete
November 19, 2017 - 8:39pm
November 3, 2017
The Mall of America will be closed on Thanksgiving and will offer holiday pay on Black Friday to those it directly employs. (Aaron Lavinsky/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Mall of America will be closed Thanksgiving, pay OT on Black Friday
November 3, 2017 - 3:12pm
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
Runner passes an Under Armour store in downtown Chicago. Bloomberg photo by Christopher Dilts
Under Armour's terrible year just got worse
October 31, 2017 - 3:27pm
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
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