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OPINION: Holiday shopping shift
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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
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
Several downtown businesses hosted sales and special offers for Small Business Saturday this weekend, including the Little Red Hen where this sign was located. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic)
Small Business Saturday draws praise from shoppers, local store owners
November 27, 2017 - 8:00am
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 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
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