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September 5, 2013

Target Corp. will follow the lead of several other retailers, including Walmart, and allow shoppers to pick up select goods ordered online in its stores, the Star Tribune reported.

New York -- Target Corp. will follow the lead of several other retailers, including Walmart, and allow shoppers to pick up select goods ordered online in its stores, the Star Tribune reported.

Target will introduce the service, referred to as Buy Online, Pick Up in Store (BOPS), in its hometown Minneapolis market and then expand it to all of its U.S. stores by Black Friday, according to the report.

March 11, 2013

Target Corp. is shuttering — at least for now — its “The Shops at Target” concept, which showcased exclusive goods from select independent boutique retailers within in-store shops in Target stores, the Star Tribune reported.

New York -- Target Corp. is shuttering — at least for now — its “The Shops at Target” concept, which showcased exclusive goods from select independent boutique retailers within in-store shops in Target stores, the Star Tribune reported.

“At this time, we don’t have plans for a future ‘flight’ of the Shops at Target, but we do have a number of collaborations planned for 2013 and beyond,” spokeswoman Katie Boylan said in the report.

January 11, 2011

Red Wing Shoe Co. plans to open 125 stores in the next five years, according to the Star Tribune.

New York City -- Red Wing Shoe Co. plans to open 125 stores in the next five years, according to the Star Tribune.

The stores, all independently owned, will open mostly in the Northeast, in cities such as Philadelphia, where the Minnesota retailer doesn't have a strong presence.

Red Wing has about 425 U.S. stores, and about 70% are independently owned and operated.

The push into new markets represents about a 20% jump in new store growth, the company said.