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December 14, 2011
Pride of Dakota holiday showcases set record
BISMARCK (AP) -- The Pride of Dakota holiday showcases in North Dakota this year set a record for attendance. State Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring said more than 30,000 people took part in the events in Grand Forks, Fargo and Bismarck over the past month. That was an increase...
December 14, 2011 - 7:04am
November 26, 2011
Black Friday shoppers flock early
FARGO -- It might have still been Thanksgiving, but it was looking a lot like Christmas late Thursday night in southwest Fargo. Mild weather...
November 26, 2011 - 7:35am
Shoppers rush local stores
Black Friday marked the opening of the Christmas shopping season, leaving local retailers satisfied and some shoppers exhausted. "I've never...
November 26, 2011 - 6:55am
November 18, 2011
Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase set in Fargo
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota's largest city is hosting a Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase this weekend. Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says it's the biggest showcase ever in Fargo, with more than 160 booths filled with North Dakota merchandise, from foods to jewelry....
November 18, 2011 - 11:25am
November 12, 2011
Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase set in Minot
MINOT, N.D. (AP) -- Pride of Dakota is bringing its Holiday Showcase program to the State Fairgrounds in Minot this weekend. Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says the event in the State Fair Center on Saturday and Sunday will feature more than 130 booths with North Dakota...
November 12, 2011 - 11:35am
December 30, 2010
Letter to the editor: Jamestown needs more businesses for consumers
I want to thank a Jamestown businesswoman, Carol Nannenga, owner of Creative Mats, for her willingness to go over and beyond what she sells to help our community. She has picked up where Walmart dumped us: cross-stitching supplies. You can find every color thread for cross-stitching...
December 30, 2010 - 7:22am
December 27, 2010
That Santa feeling hasn't quite left shoppers yet
NEW YORK (AP) -- Forget the returns line. Americans hit the stores after Christmas to buy stuff, indulging the rediscovered retail appetite that may have made 2010's holiday shopping season the biggest ever. Revenue for the holiday season is on track to grow at its strongest rate...
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December 27, 2010 - 5:19pm
December 26, 2010
Retailers roll out sales as snow hits East Coast
ATLANTA (AP) -- An East Coast snowstorm put a damper on after-Christmas shopping Sunday. But shoppers across the rest of the country searched clearance racks and spent gift cards in the afterglow of the best holiday season for retailers since 2007. Blizzard warnings stretched from...
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December 26, 2010 - 6:00pm
December 22, 2010
Holiday shoppers sprint to end; retail revenue up
NEW YORK (AP) -- Holiday shoppers are racing to the end of the season at a more feverish pace this year, with retail revenue up 5.5 percent during the last weekend before Christmas. The figure, released by ShopperTrak on Wednesday, is a drastic improvement from the same weekend...
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December 22, 2010 - 6:29pm
December 2, 2010
Holiday shoppers came out to spend in November
NEW YORK (AP) -- Generous discounts lured American to stores for holiday gifts in November, providing cheer and robust sales gains for retailers. That raises hopes, already buoyed by reports of crowded malls over the crucial Thanksgiving weekend, for a strong holiday shopping season....
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December 2, 2010 - 9:37am
November 30, 2010
Letter to the editor: Support local businesses or else we'll lose them all
I write in response to Linda Brown's (not me) Nov. 13 letter about shopping out of town. Anyone who knows me would agree that I enjoy shopping more than most. In the 12-plus years I have made Jamestown my home, most of my purchases have been made here. I too enjoy variety and I shop...
November 30, 2010 - 7:22am
November 27, 2010
Fargo has hectic Black Friday
If you showed up at Best Buy at midnight Thursday in hopes of grabbing the best spot in line and the inside track on the hottest door-buster...
November 27, 2010 - 7:18am
Local shoppers get out early to hunt down deals
Shopping carts were in short supply in the early morning hours of Black Friday in Jamestown as people headed for the malls and stores in search...
November 27, 2010 - 6:44am
November 23, 2010
Letter to the editor; Show positive support for businesses in Jamestown
Shopping and entertainment choices have changed in Jamestown over the years, just like everything else. One thing hasn't changed -- our tendency to unfairly compare our unique and wonderful community to Fargo, Bismarck and other larger communities. Does Fargo have more shopping,...
November 23, 2010 - 7:28am
November 19, 2010
Letter to the editor: Unique gifts and shopping are available in Jamestown
I read the letter to the editor from Linda Brown justifying shopping outside of Jamestown. One of her reasons was there are no unique stores in Jamestown. Apparently she has never been to Attitudes 4 U, The Mustard Seed, The Garden Gate, Gifts from the Heart or Dakota Belts and...
November 19, 2010 - 7:25am