THE NEW FORTY 'Tis the season...
The Christmas shopping rush has officially arrived. Now we have 23 more days of power shopping until we get to the other side of the holiday and after-Christmas sales. Things can get hectic this time ... Posted on 12/1/13 at 8:52 PM
DOING IT DOWNTOWN Bookstores in downtown Fargo persevere through digital age
Sary Switajewski, MSUM English and Mass Communications
While meandering downtown Fargo, its difficult to find a bookstore there is just a handful in the downtown area. It makes a bookworm wonder: ... Posted on 10/18/13 at 8:00 AM
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF NORTH DAKOTA How is my premium spent?
We know health care insurance isn't cheap - but do you know how your premium dollars are spent?
Suprised? Not? What do you think?
We're still listening.... Posted on 2/13/12 at 11:19 AM
SUNDOG Old Navy Acting Brand New
Clothing retailer Old Navy is acting anything but old.
Their new ad campaign partners with the song-identifying app Shazam to merge their television advertising with mobile and their website, with ve... Posted on 4/8/11 at 8:16 AM
ST. PAUL – Allowing liquor stores to open on Sundays remains a steep climb in the Minnesota Legislature, so its prime proponent is willing to accept “baby steps.” Sen. Roger Reinert, D-Duluth, has introduced seven bills that to varying degrees allow Sunday sales, including some that make minor changes in existing state law that bans liquor store sales.
NEW YORK - Target Corp, the U.S. retailer seeking to recover from a massive data breach late last year, plans to overhaul its information security practices and will seek to externally hire an interim chief information officer and others.
RadioShack Corp said it will close up to 1,100 U.S. stores after reporting a wider quarterly loss and huge drop in sales during the holidays that raised concerns about the longer-term prospects for the U.S. electronics chain.
Spokesman: No information yet that indicates a breach
BOSTON - Sears Holdings Corp said Friday it has launched an investigation to determine whether it was the victim of a security breach, following Target Corp's revelation at the end of last year that it had suffered an unprecedented cyber attack.
GRAND FORKS - The owner of the Columbia Mall claims that an international clothing retailer owes it more than $131,000 for unpaid maintenance fees. The claim came in GK Development’s response to a lawsuit from the Gap filed earlier this year in U.S. District Court.
John Hageman, Forum News Service
, February 11, 2014
WEDNESDAY - The Target Corp hackers managed to break into its payments network by first breaching a "data connection" between the U.S. retailer and its heating and ventilation systems contractor, a representative for the contractor said on Thursday.
January was a tough end to the most competitive holiday season in years for U.S. retailers. Retailers' sales results reported on Thursday showed shoppers continued to pinch pennies, seeking out bargains and paying fewer visits to stores in a month when consumers typically conclude their holiday shopping by redeeming gift cards.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - The U.S. Secret Service visited the office of a Pennsylvania-based refrigeration contractor, Fazio Mechanical Services, in connection with an investigation of the Target Corp consumer data breach, a spokesman for the agency said on Wednesday.
CVS Caremark Corp said on Wednesday that it would stop selling tobacco products at its 7,600 stores by October, becoming the first national drugstore chain in the United States to take cigarettes off the shelf.
WASHINGTON - A senior official at Target Corp told U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday the retailer was "deeply sorry" for the massive data breach it suffered over the holiday shopping period, and said it was determined to win back customers' trust.
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