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April 17, 2018
t4.10.18 Bob King -- 041818.N.DNT.JUULc2 -- Ross Nasca, general manager of the Smoke Shop and Ecigs in Duluth, displays a Juul. The package includes the battery charger (left) and the unit that holds the battery (right). Users have to purchase a separate Juul pod that holds the e-juice. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Are Juuls in your school? Popular e-cigarettes alarming health officials
April 17, 2018 - 9:14pm
February 11, 2018
Brandon Kaisersatt, vice president of operations for the Short Stop stations in Duluth, stands next to some of the flavored tobacco products for sale at the Short Stop in Duluth on Feb. 7 as he explains the impact removing the products will have on his business. Kaiseratt says tobacco products account for about 30 percent of his total retail sales. (Bob King / Forum News Service)
Sour taste: Duluth could tighten down on sales of flavored tobacco products
February 11, 2018 - 4:18pm
January 16, 2018
Josh Krsnak, left with scissors, with Hempel Companies, and Shelly Buck, President of the Prairie Island Indian Community, cut the ribbon at the Treasure Island Center grand opening in St. Paul on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. John Autey / Pioneer Press
Downtown St. Paul reopens old Macy's for Minnesota Wild, others
January 16, 2018 - 9:54pm
January 14, 2018
Duluth city councilors aim to restrict flavored tobacco sales, prevent new generation of smokers
January 14, 2018 - 7:48am
January 11, 2018
A sign posted in the  Sam's Club window shows the business is closed for the day on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. David Samson / Forum News Service
Western Minn. Sam's Club among 63 to close nationwide
January 11, 2018 - 6:33pm
December 26, 2017
Marie Strinden checks out one of her best-seller items at her downtown Grand Forks business, Relax Event Studio and Fighting Sawks. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
'Terrible business idea' at top of worldwide Etsy sales
December 26, 2017 - 7:32am
December 13, 2017
The Gander Mountain store located at 2121 43rd St. S. in Fargo is one of the stores that closed. David Samson / Forum News Service
Gander Outdoors to open first store in Minnesota
December 13, 2017 - 5:35pm
December 10, 2017
Municipal auditorium in downtown Cando, N.D., which features first-run movies and locally produced live theater. Blake Gumprecht / Forum News Service
Dollar General's push into ND creates worry in small towns
December 10, 2017 - 7:28am
November 23, 2017
BBB of Minnesota and North Dakota offers Black Friday tips
November 23, 2017 - 6:46am
November 22, 2017
Pixabay / Special to The Forum
Black Friday better for retailers, including small stores, than Small Business Saturday
November 22, 2017 - 8:04am
September 11, 2017
Zumiez opened Friday, Sept. 1, in Fargo's West Acres Shopping Center, 3902 13th Ave. S. Ryan Johnson / Forum News Service
No worries for Zumiez, West Acres' newest store
September 11, 2017 - 4:23pm
August 23, 2017
Eleven months after a group of investors formed an LLC to purchase and save a grocery store in Bird Island, they report that the store is seeing increased sales and enjoying local patronage. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Small town Minn. grocery store shares tips on how to remain viable
August 23, 2017 - 8:40pm
July 13, 2017
Special to The Forum
Shopping habits are hurting American jobs, especially today
July 13, 2017 - 8:55am
May 15, 2017
A logo of Walmart. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril/File Photo
Workers say Wal-Mart discriminated against thousands of pregnant women
May 15, 2017 - 1:24pm
May 9, 2017
The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics center. REUTERS/Pascal Rossigno
Amazon cuts free shipping minimum to $25
May 9, 2017 - 1:26pm