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Holiday Station Stores Sold To Canadian Firm
Holiday stations have a 90-year history with the state of Minnesota and the area, and now they will be owned by a Canada-based company.
According to a KSTP report, a company based in Montreal called Couche-Card has purchased Holiday Stationstores Inc...
Medford Losing Another Retailer
Teen clothing retailer rue21 is closing almost 400 of its stores nationwide, and one of them is the store in Medford. Two others in the area include Mankato and Eden Prairie.
For many years their niche was putting stores in smaller market areas that were not served by other major stores...
Several New Businesses Set To Build In Dundas
I told you recently that a new Aldi's store is a go in Dundas on Stafford Road. Construction is expected to get under way in the next week.
Two other businesses had their construction permits approved to occupy space in the former Kmart store -- MGM Wine and Spirits and Behr’s US…
Payless Shoes Files For Bankruptcy, 4 Minnesota Stores Closing
According to the publication Consumerist, Payless shoes has become the latest retailer to file for bankruptcy protection this year, joining Wet Seal, Aeropostale, American Apparel, The Limited, Eastern Outfitters, MC Sports, BCBG Max Azria, Gander Mountain, RadioShack, hhgregg and Gor…
Gordmans To Close All But 1 Minnesota Location
Last month I told you about the closing of Gordmans. The Omaha-based department store chain filed for bankruptcy protection and then it came out they they were going to probably begin just shutting down the company.
It came out on Monday that they are closing 48 Midwestern stores, including five of s…
Faribault JC Penney To Close
JC Penney announced in February that in an effort to get some growth going and for the longer term stability, that it was going to close 138 stores and one supply chain, affecting about 5,000 jobs nationwide.
Eight Minnesota stores are on the chopping block, including the one in the Faribo West Mall.…
A Piece Of Minnesota History Closes Sunday
The clock is counting down to 6PM Sunday when Macy's, formerly Dayton's, downtown Minneapolis closes its doors for good.
According to the Star Tribune, the sale to sell off the final merchandise as well as fixtures and figures from a long history of eighth floor auditorium displays got going in Janua…
Faribault Marketing Director on AM Minnesota
Faribault Marketing Director Nort Johnson stops by for our monthly visit the KDHL AM Minnesota program at 9:30AM today.
We have a lot to discuss.
Since we last visited, Johnson went before the City Council and gave a tourism report that included some increases in lodging tax money collected in Faribau…

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