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November 25, 2016
U.S. crowds pick up slightly on Black Friday, online sales jump
U.S. online sales surged on Black Friday, with Amazon.com Inc offering the steepest discounts among e-commerce sites as it set the agenda for...
November 25, 2016 - 6:00pm
Fargo developer explores massive outlet mall
FARGO — In preparation for North Dakota's first sizeable outlet center, earthmovers here have spent months reshaping land near the Timber...
November 25, 2016 - 6:41am
October 4, 2016
U.S. retail group expects pickup in holiday sales
CHICAGO - U.S. consumers, bolstered by growth in jobs and disposable income, are likely to loosen their wallets and push holiday sales up 3.6 percent, the leading retail industry group said on Tuesday. The National Retail Federation forecast sales of $655.8 billion for November and...
October 4, 2016 - 4:02pm
September 15, 2016
Weak U.S. retail sales dim Fed September rate hike prospects
WASHINGTON - U.S. retail sales fell more than expected in August amid weak purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods, pointing to cooling domestic demand that further diminishes expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate increase next week. Other data on Thursday...
September 15, 2016 - 10:26am
April 14, 2016
Reversing the statewide trend: Sales tax numbers up for Jamestown for fourth quarter of 2015
Jamestown retail sales activity jumped by 19.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015 when compared to the fourth quarter of 2014. “Retail has been our shining star,” said Connie Ova, CEO of the Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp. “The new stores and the quality of the existing...
April 14, 2016 - 7:40am
April 2, 2016
Former Wal-Mart executive Coughlin dies at 66
Tom Coughlin, a former No. 2 executive at retailing giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc and protege of founder Sam Walton, died on Friday, the company said. He was 66. Coughlin joined Wal-Mart in 1978 and was instrumental in helping build the company from its humble roots in Bentonville, Arkansas,...
April 2, 2016 - 1:00am
January 13, 2016
Kmart stores slated to close by April
VIRGINIA, Minn. — Three Kmart stores in northern Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan will close in mid-April, owner Sears Holdings announced Tuesday. The Kmarts in Superior, Wis., Virginia, Minn., and Ironwood, Mich., have been slated for closure. In Superior, the news comes as the...
January 13, 2016 - 7:52am
January 9, 2016
Retail sales beat statewide trend
Retailers in Jamestown were busy during the third quarter of 2015, according to information released by the North Dakota Office of State Tax...
January 9, 2016 - 7:36am
November 30, 2015
U.S. holiday sales on track amid online boost-NRF survey
U.S. holiday shopping is on track for a modest 3.7 percent rise this year after strong turnout during the Thanksgiving and Black Friday weekend and thanks to strong online sales, the National Retail Federation said on Sunday after releasing an annual consumer poll.The industry group's...
November 30, 2015 - 2:56am
August 1, 2015
Easter Seals Goodwill store under construction
Construction is underway for a new building for an established Jamestown thrift store, according to Chris Franz, marketing coordinator for Easter...
August 1, 2015 - 6:38am
December 16, 2014
Wal-Mart ordered to pay $188 million over reduced staff breaks
Dec 16 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said the Pennsylvania Supreme Court had ordered it to pay about $188 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by employees who claimed t
December 16, 2014 - 12:55pm
November 20, 2014
Major plans under development for Williston downtown
WILLISTON, N.D. -- With an influx of new stores, the growing Williston Downtowners Association has big plans. Two years ago, the association...
November 20, 2014 - 7:55am
October 15, 2014
Analysis: Department stores fight back from online challenge
PARIS - Department stores are starting to enjoy a renaissance after finding ways to attract a new generation of consumers in an age of global fashion chains and online shopping. Retail consultancy Verdict predicts the globa
October 15, 2014 - 10:00am
October 13, 2014
Texas discount chain Alco Stores files for bankruptcy
Texas-based discounter Alco Stores Inc filed for bankruptcy, joining the list of smaller U.S.
October 13, 2014 - 2:00pm
September 26, 2014
RadioShack shareholder says in talks to improve liquidity
Sept 26 (Reuters) - Hedge fund Standard General LP said it was in talks with RadioShack Corp to improve the troubled electronics retailer's liquidity ahead of the holiday season. RadioShack's shares were up 21 percent at 96 cents in morning trading on the New York Stock Exchange....
September 26, 2014 - 12:01pm