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August 9, 2017
The exterior of the Sears at Valley View Center, the first and last store in the mall, which is being demolished, in Dallas, May 26, 2017. Many malls across America have hit tough times, squeezed by changing demographics and competition from e-commerce, discount stores and newer malls with more diverse offerings. (Allison V. Smith/The New York Times)
If retail is dying, why is money pouring into malls?
August 9, 2017 - 11:52am
August 3, 2017
Back-to-school shoppers plan to do most of their buying in physical stores, according to a survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. (Special to The Forum)
For mall stores, back-to-school shopping can't come soon enough
August 3, 2017 - 11:16am
August 1, 2017
Kelly Falk and Marceia Andreasen operate the new Kindred People in downtown Fargo.David Samson / The Forum
Mother, daughter bring their vision of a boutique for everyone to downtown Fargo
August 1, 2017 - 2:31pm
July 31, 2017
Brandon Medenwald hopes to start collecting signatures in July 2017 to place the repeal of North Dakota's Sunday closing law on the ballot for the November 2018 election. Submitted photo.
Medenwald: Blue laws are arcane and unenforceable
July 31, 2017 - 1:35pm
July 21, 2017
Local artist Elizabeth Moore will open E. Moore Art Studio, 2551 45th St. S., Fargo, on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Elizabeth Moore / Special to The Forum
Fargo artist opening store to sell her work
July 21, 2017 - 3:23pm
July 14, 2017
An interior view of the recently redesigned Office Depot store, 4360 13th Ave. S., in Fargo. Office Depot / Special to The Forum
Office Depot reopening Fargo store with newly revamped design, smaller footprint
July 14, 2017 - 7:00pm
Vivie's Boutique, 716 Main Avenue, Fargo, as seen Oct. 11, 2016. The store recently changed its name to JessieBlue. Forum file photo
Vivie's Boutique changes name to JessieBlue
July 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
July 13, 2017
Special to The Forum
Shopping habits are hurting American jobs, especially today
July 13, 2017 - 8:55am
July 12, 2017
'A museum for stones': Lighting, design make A Cutting Edge's new jewelry store shine
July 12, 2017 - 3:00pm
July 6, 2017
Plato's Closet is located at 2551 45th St. S., Fargo.David Samson / The Forum
Fargo clothing store apologizes, takes down sign saying kids under 7 aren't allowed
July 6, 2017 - 3:16pm
June 30, 2017
July is a good time to buy jewelry. (Dreamstime)
Best and worst things to buy in July
June 30, 2017 - 9:30am
June 25, 2017
June 27 talk to offer tips on boosting retail foot traffic
June 25, 2017 - 8:13am
June 19, 2017
Erica Meech owns and operates Pink Luxe Boutique at 406 Broadway N. in downtown Fargo.David Samson / The Forum
A place of her own: Fargo women's boutique moves into new downtown storefront as business grows
June 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
June 8, 2017
The Maurices headquarters building in downtown Duluth. Maurices' parent company, Ascena Retail Group, reported a $1 billion quarterly loss. (Andrew Krueger / akrueger@duluthnews.com)play button
Maurices parent company posts big loss, announces store closures
June 8, 2017 - 8:22pm
Verna Kragnes, standing by a machine that winds yarn into balls, is the owner of Prairie Fiber Arts Center opening in Moorhead.
Dave Wallis / The Forum
Common thread: Prairie Yarns reopens with new owner, support of 200 members
June 8, 2017 - 3:00pm
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