Christopher & Banks Celebrates Reopening in West Acres

It's expanded to add CJ Banks

FARGO, N.D. –Christopher and Banks is celebrating reopening at West Acres Mall and has expanded to add CJ Banks. CJ Banks focuses on plus sizes while Christopher and Banks has more petite sizes. All the sizes used to be in one store. The manager says the two-store layout gives shoppers more options. People lined up over the weekend to see…

Wild Terra Cider Holds First Vintage Clothes Market

The owner says she was inspired by her own love of vintage clothes

FARGO, N.D. — For chic clothes, good food and live music, look no further than Wild Terra Cider in downtown Fargo. The cider bar is having its first vintage clothes market, where you can shop from over two dozen vendors. People can also hang out, play games, listen to music, and of course, enjoy some cider. The owner at Wild Terra,…

Global Fashion Movement Comes to F-M Area for the First Time

Fashion Revolution Week was sparked by the 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh

FARGO, N.D. — Six years ago today, the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh killed more than one thousand garment workers. That brought the working conditions of garment workers to the forefront and sparked the global Fashion Revolution. The movement is focused on changing the way clothes are sourced. “A lot of people think it’s done by machines. That’s actually not true. Each…

Willow District, A New Boutique, Holds Grand Opening in South Fargo

The store used to be Jessie Blu in downtown Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — You may remember the store Jessie Blu in downtown Fargo, but now it has a new name and location. The store is rebranded as Willow District and is now in South Fargo. The owner says the boutique’s customers wanted the shop to be closer to them. To celebrate the grand opening, people can enter to win door prizes,…

Businesses, Shoppers Respond to North Dakota’s Blue Law Repeal

retailers can start opening before noon on saturday on August 4

FARGO, N.D. — When it comes to owning a business, timing can be everything. “Especially when we have stores trying to compete with online. We have small businesses that are trying to make sure they’re available to people as often as they can be. That Sunday I think is huge,” said Amber Sander, Boots & Heels owner. Store owners across…

Red River Winter Market Brings Traditional Farmers Market Indoors

The regular season is July - October

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you want to get some local shopping done but can’t stand being out in the cold, the Red River Winter Market may be the solution for you. One vendor, Charles Stattelman with Norel’s Hillside Orchard, has been making cider for most of his life. “My grandpa retired from dairy farming after 50 years, and he must’ve been…

West Acres Mall Closes Early Tuesday Due to Inclement Weather

Mall gives stores option to stay open Wednesday

FARGO, N.D. — West Acres Mall officials decided to close the mall at 6 p.m. Tuesday due to the weather outside. They are telling stores they have the option to remain closed or reopen Wednesday. The early closure didn’t stop many people from getting some shopping done. Some say they came to the mall since some other businesses across town closed…

Last Weekend For Pride of Dakota Pop Up Market at West Acres Mall

The shop sells all local products, from jams to wines to salsa

FARGO, N.D. — It’s the last weekend for the Pride of Dakota pop up market at the West Acres Mall. In their second year, owners say they’ve had a very successful 45-day run as people did their holiday shopping. Pride of Dakota sells all local products, from jams to wine to salsa. Owners say they’ve seen thousands of customers throughout the…

Olive Street Holds “Last Hurrah” Holiday Shopping Event

The whole store is 25 percent off

WEST FARGO, N.D. — If you need to get some last minute shopping done or just want to complete your holiday outfit, the store Olive Street has some special deals. The “Last Hurrah” shopping event includes a 25 percent discount for the entire store. There’s a hot chocolate and coffee bar, and even a candy necklace making station for the kids….

Holiday Art Market Showcases Work Across Numerous Mediums

Over a dozen local artists are featured

FARGO, N.D. — If you want to get Christmas shopping done while supporting local talent, the holiday art market is the place for you. The Arts Partnership is hosting their second annual market. Over a dozen artists are showing off their work. Some are in–studio and others are guest artists. There’s art of all mediums you can eat, wear or use…