Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Target, Best Buy and Walmart are included in turkey day sales.
If you have a black belt in Black Friday shopping, listen up: Area big-box retailers are gearing up to dazzle bargain hunters even earlier this year—starting Thanksgiving Day. Walmart, Toys "R" Us, Target and Best Buy are planning all-out holiday shopping assaults—though employees are putting up some resistance. Beginning at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, the local Sears and Burnsville's new Walmart will offer holiday doorbusters, while supplies last. At Walmart, these include deals on TVs, iPads, an electric scooter for $79 and a steam mop for $39. Toys R' Us also offers doorbusters beginning at 8 p.m. Deals include $80 off an Android tablet and 50 percent off on Power Wheels. Target's deals begin an hour later, at 9 p.m. According …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Meet Missy Wettstrom and Amy Bustos, the minds behind Droolin' Moose, Burnsville's newest candy and chocolate company.
Follow Burnsville Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter| Blog for us To others, it may seem that Droolin' Moose got started under inauspicious circumstances: The shop began in 2007 with a lagging economy, 100 feet of snow that winter and no sign. By conventional wisdom, it wasn't the best time to be going into a consumer-driven business, but the past five years have proven such skepticism wrong. "I don't think you ever feel safe (starting a businss). You just take a risk," said Co-owner Missy Wettstrom. "It was a risk worth taking," added Amy Bustos, her sister, collaborator and fellow co-owner. The two had grown up in a business called Edition III, a small screen printing and embroidery shop in …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Start planning now for the big day—which is coming in less than two weeks.
Honor the woman who gave you life: Mother's Day is on May 13 this year. Start thinking of a good gift, order your flowers and make restaurant reservations before it's too late.