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December 2, 2017
 I'm more of a touchy-feely type shopper. My favorite kind of Christmas shopping happens on the streets of Nisswa, Pequot Lakes, Crosslake and Pine River. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Vogt's Notes: Remember your hometown merchants this holiday season
December 2, 2017 - 10:00am
Now, in opposition to the big-box Black Friday promotions, we have Shop Small Saturday. In an effort to keep small businesses afloat, someone came up with the idea of turning the attention of the over-saturated consumer to spend a little cash at a local mom and pop business. PineandLakes.com Illustration
The Last Windrow: Here's a good idea: Shop small
December 2, 2017 - 8:00am
November 25, 2017
Shoppers arrive at T.J. Maxx in Baxter on the morning of Black Friday. This is the shopping center's first holiday season after opening this fall. Down the street, J.C. Penney sits empty on Black Friday for the first time in its long history in the lakes area after closing this year. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: Shoppers, mild temps combine for Black Friday
November 25, 2017 - 5:00am
November 23, 2017
Shoppers line up at the Baxer Target store for the Black Friday opening in 2016. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Black Friday shopping continues to evolve
November 23, 2017 - 9:00am
November 30, 2016
Bust your holiday budget already?
November 30, 2016 - 1:41pm
November 29, 2016
An employee scans a purchase during Black Friday sales at a Target store in Culver City, Calif., Nov. 25, 2016. REUTERS/David McNew
Wal-Mart, Best Buy winners as holiday shopping season kicks off
November 29, 2016 - 8:36am
November 24, 2016
Menards employee Mary Miller positions herself in a box of one of the Black Friday draws Wednesday, the Emoji Expressions Plus Pillows, at the Baxter store. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch Video and Gallery
Thanksgiving, Black Friday deals await shoppers
November 24, 2016 - 8:28am
November 10, 2016
The Wal-Mart company logo is seen outside a Wal-Mart Stores Inc company distribution center in Bentonville, Arkansas June 6, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
Wal-Mart boosts online holiday inventory for Black Friday
November 10, 2016 - 9:44am
November 20, 2015
A shopper buys a TV inside Best Buy as the store opens in Newport, New Jersey November 27, 2014. Best Buy opened on Thanksgiving evening at 5pm, ahead of many other Black Friday retailers. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
Gear up for holiday TV and Star Wars deals
November 20, 2015 - 1:20pm