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ND taxable sales and purchases up in 2017, but down in larger cities
March 28, 2018 - 11:02am
BISMARCK -- North Dakota’s taxable sales and purchases jumped 3 percent in 2017, an increase that Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger called...
Pifer's holds first sale in Auction Center of North America in central ND
July 18, 2017 - 11:44pm
STEELE, N.D. — The balcony at Pifer's Auction & Realty's new Auction Center of North America filled up as the center's consignment auction...
Developers sidelined in Moscow's $50 billion building bonanza
May 25, 2017 - 10:35am
Russian developers who had hoped to be able to co-invest in Moscow's planned $50 billion program to resettle almost a million residents will...
Grand Forks council considers allowing bars to host special events
May 23, 2017 - 11:07am
Venues able to host parties where alcohol is consumed within Grand Forks may grow to include bars next month after receiving initial approval...
Panera Bread in advanced sale talks with JAB Holdings
April 5, 2017 - 10:20am
Bakery chain Panera Bread Co is in advanced talks to sell to JAB Holdings as the owner of Caribou Coffee and Peet's Coffee & Tea builds out...
Minnesota Senate poised to pass Sunday sales
March 6, 2017 - 9:11am
ST. PAUL — A bill legalizing Sunday sales of alcohol coming next week to the Minnesota Senate is very likely to pass, Senate Majority Leader...
Fargo-based clothing retailer Vanity files for bankruptcy protection
March 1, 2017 - 3:36pm
FARGO — A Fargo-based women's clothing retailer with about 200 stores across the United States has filed for bankruptcy protection. Vanity...
Four arrested in suspected burglary of Grand Forks dealership
February 27, 2017 - 1:48pm
after police say they caught them inside the building. During a location check of the Honda Nissan dealership at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday in...
Sunday liquor sales approved by Minn. Senate
February 27, 2017 - 1:37pm
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor sales appears headed for repeal, but not before the debate among lawmakers ferments...
Apple will not announce first-weekend sales of iPhone 7
September 9, 2016 - 10:49am
SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple Inc. will not release first-weekend sales of the newly announced iPhone 7, a spokeswoman for the company said. The company...
In lean times for oil industry, salespeople bear down
April 18, 2016 - 10:11am
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Charnel Zetsch came to Dickinson State University on a softball scholarship seven years ago. She arrived in the early days...
Vietnam's FPT seeks partial sales retail and distribution units
March 23, 2016 - 9:53am
HANOI -- Vietnamese technology firm FPT plans to sell parts of its profitable retail and distribution units this year to focus on its core businesses,...
Source: Air Products in talks to sell unit to Evonik
March 17, 2016 - 11:26am
Industrial gas producer Air Products and Chemicals Inc (APD.N) is in advanced talks to sell its performance materials operations to Germany's...
Toshiba in $5.9 billion asset sale, shares hit by report of U.S. probe
March 17, 2016 - 11:22am
TOKYO -- Japan's Toshiba Corp (6502.T) announced a $5.9 billion asset sale and a big investment in its chip business on Thursday, but saw its...
Sources: CVC taps Rothschild for sale of Dutch HR services company Raet
March 14, 2016 - 10:25am
LONDON -- European buyout house CVC Capital Partners [CVC.UL] is seeking an exit from Dutch HR software and services provider Raet, two sources...