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Strib: Tennis ball-size hail? Ouch! What are your storm reports [mp3]? MinnPost: Knee-high by the Fourth of July? Doubting. Wacky spring weather brings with it delays on the farm. PiPress: “Occasional stores” catching on. Kind of like a rave, with… Continue Reading →

Holiday Shopping Deals in St Paul

The 651.com has a great roundup of local holiday shopping deals for just about everyone. Men’s Shopping Night at Grand Hand Gallery: Enjoy snacks and beers from 5-9 on December 9th while the gallery staff help you pick out the perfect… Continue Reading →

Hmong Village on the East Side

Hmong Village will open next Saturday at 1001 Johnson Parkway, giving St Paul their own sort-of Midtown Global Market. While most of the vendors are Hmong there will be Mexican, Somali, Thai and Vietnamese merchants, too. You’ll find local produce… Continue Reading →

Guide to Sales & Shopping

Great shopping deals and fashion events around the Twin Cities this week!

Ovulating Women Buy Sexier Clothes

A research study from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management has found that ovulating women unconsciously buy sexier clothes. The study finds that ovulating women unconsciously dress to impress – doing so not to impress men, but to… Continue Reading →

Shopping tidbits for the weekend

We’ve posted a few sales and special events for your weekend shopping pleasure.¬† If we missed your shop’s invitation to deals and delights, just add the details in comments below. The Secrets of the City Deals page has other arts… Continue Reading →

How We Feel and What We Buy

Listen to Gavan Fitzsimons, professor of Marketing and Psychology at Duke University, and Ravi Dhar, professor of psychology and director of the Center for Customer Insights at Yale University, discuss morality and shopping (on MPR). Psychologists have discovered that virtuous… Continue Reading →

Operation Holiday Hoax Hits Minnesota

Are you sure that Louis Vuitton purse you bought is really Louis Vuitton? How about those Air Jordans? In a counterfeit sting, dubbed “Operation Holiday Hoax,” federal agents seized more than 708,000 items in 41 locations across the U.S. in… Continue Reading →

Guide to Holiday Cheer 2009

Content shared from l’etoile magazine online Wasn’t it just yesterday that we were putting together our 2008 Holiday Guide? We swear it was. Time flies! We’ve had a wonderful year, and we are so thankful for every last moment of… Continue Reading →

Black Black Friday

Here it comes again, the blackest of black, the most crowded of crowded, the most obscene of obscene in consumer spending. Oy! Black Friday hits again! …almost Check out l’√©toile’s guide to Black Friday, above. They’ve got the right idea:… Continue Reading →

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