Retail

New NDSU Student and Retail Complex Breaks Ground

Just a few months ago, PROffutt Limited Partnership was selected to develop a new student housing and retail complex on the 1600 block just off University Drive

FARGO, ND — The NDSU campus has been evolving over the last few years. New shops have opened and neighborhoods are transforming. A new student housing and retail complex will soon be thrown into that mix. Just a few months ago, PROffutt Limited Partnership was selected to develop a new student housing and retail complex on the 1600 block just…

New Store Aimed at Teens Coming to the West Acres Mall

They say Zumiez is a teen-centered retailer with a focus on serving the skater in all of us

  FARGO, ND — Zumiez is coming to West Acres Mall. Mall staff made the announcement in a blog post online. They say Zumiez is a teen-centered retailer with a focus on serving the skater in all of us. The company provides cutting edge clothing, footwear and accessories for skate and snow and active lifestyles. The store will open in…

Lost in Fargo is Making Moves Outside of Downtown

Lost in Fargo is closing its retail shop downtown and will continue to do pop up shops instead

FARGO, ND — ‘Lost in Fargo’ is saying goodbye to one location and hello to some brand new ones. Lost in Fargo is a clothing brand that started in 2015, focused on exploring Fargo and seeing the hidden side of things. After opening a retail shop in downtown Fargo six months ago, the clothing store is celebrating its last day….

Downtown Fargo Set to Open Parking Ramp

The parking ramp will remain open to cars as construction on the apartment complex and retail space continues around the ramp through next spring

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, ND — The search for a parking space in downtown Fargo may be easier starting this Thursday. A 455 stall ramp is expected to open up at the corner of Roberts Street and 2nd…

Moorhead’s EasTen Shopping Center to Lose Payless Shoesource

The Payless at West Acres Mall will remain open

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — We first told you last night that Payless Shoesource has filed for bankruptcy and will shut down 400 stores. We can now confirm that the Moorhead store in the EasTen Shopping Center is on the closure list. A Payless on South University Drive in Fargo closed in February. The Payless at West Acres Mall will remain…

Shoppers Are Saying Their Final Goodbyes To Sears

Today was the last day of business for Sears in the West Acres Mall

Today was the last day of business for Sears at West Acres Mall in Fargo. 2017 has already been a rough year for merchants and shoppers at West Acres Mall. First The Limited closed and then it was Wet Seal along with a long list of other stores that will close. Now we’re parting ways with our beloved Sears after…

Sunday Blue Law One Step Closer to Being a Thing of the Past

One day after voting down a bill to kill North Dakota's Blue Laws, the House reconsidered and passed the bill

The Sunday morning Blue Laws are one step closer to being a thing of the past in North Dakota. The bill will move to the senate where there is strong support on both sides of the isle. Some local city officials believe the Blue Laws hurt the competitive edge of some Fargo businesses. “Those sales and those sales tax dollars…

Racking Up The Retail Sales

The customer is always right. Even when he's an elk?

They say the customer is always right, and a gift shop owner in one of Colorado’s most popular tourist destinations decided to put that truism to the test recently when one of the “shoppers” at his Estes Park store went, ahem, a little wild. He didn’t bat an eyelash when this 900-pound plus elk strolled into his store for a…

Kids at Ben Franklin Middle School Learn Retail

Partnering with the Kilbourne Group, kids imagine a shop for Roberts Common in Fargo

Students at Ben Franklin Middle School got a crash course in retail over the past few months. The students presented their plans for unique retail stores that could be built in Roberts Commons in Fargo. They worked over the past few months along with the Kilbourne Group to come up with the ideas for the stores. They identified target audiences,…

How Would Repealing the Blue Law Affect Fargo Businesses?

The answer is less obvious than you may think and opinons are all accross the board on this one

How would you like to shop in North Dakota before noon on a Sunday? A state lawmaker is trying to make that happen. Because of the blue law in North Dakota, some Fargo retailers said they could be missing out on extra sales. “The more hours you’re open, you make more sales,” said Chris Heaton, Senior Vice President of Property…