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H&M Spring collection 2018

Photo courtesy of H&M

A bigger H&M will join its fast fashion rival in the largely empty new wing at Mall of America. Read more

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Local Motion storefront

Photo by George Heinrich

The secret to sustaining an indie boutique for 33 years, and what's next for retailer/designer Barbara Heinrich. Read more

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The new department is the retailer's strategy to compete against TJ Maxx and other off-price stores. Read more

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Love Your Melon Beanie

Photo courtesy of Love Your Melon

The philanthropic knitwear brand is taking the former Shinola space and plans to use it for more than retail. Read more

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RAAS Local Market at Mall of America

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Hands-on workshops, design demos, and food stations are part of the second collection, which hints at bigger things to come from this retail incubator. Read more

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Dayton's Project Rendering - Food Hall

Rendering courtesy Gensler Minneapolis

Terrazzo floors and marble fountains are being incorporated into the revitalization of the iconic downtown Minneapolis department store building. Read more

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Shinola storefront

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

After shining a national spotlight on the North Loop, the heritage-inspired brands are headed for the suburban comforts of Galleria. Read more

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The new "Stylist Steals" are $20 or less. Read more

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Post-Super Bowl, work on the retail/dining/office project in the former department store building on Nicollet Mall goes around the clock. Read more

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Which products and pop-ups caught fire, and what it all means for downtown Minneapolis retail. Read more

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North Loop's loss is South Minneapolis's gain. Read more

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J.Crew is closing at Southdale Center and Mall of America, and despite the ongoing struggles, it still stings. Read more

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Twenty-five brands including J.W. Hulme and Sven Clogs have signed on for North Local Market at City Center. Read more

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Champion of the North Eric Dayton plans to pay for his company's carbon footprint. Read more

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Work space. Yoga. Nursing rooms. ModernWell, a women's co-working community, opens in Minneapolis. Read more

Arts & Culture

Edina's Galleria grabs the bouquet where Macy's dropped it. Read more

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Can technology actually enhance a trip to the mall? Read more

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Talin's Winter Market is the complete opposite of every harried shopping experience you’re dreading this final week before Christmas. Read more

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When 5,500 people show up to shop for holiday gifts at a distillery, pop-ups are clearly not dead. Read more

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Mona Williams offers tips for buying and selling luxe bags. Read more

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Soft Surroundings, Alex and Ani, and DKNY are among the new stores coming soon to Twin Cities malls. Read more

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