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Norfleet joined the Star Tribune's business team in the winter of 2015 after working as the St. Paul public safety reporter and holding various other metro assignments. She is originally from the East Coast, but now calls the East Side of St. Paul home. Norfleet and her partner Liz have one tabby son named Max and enjoy craft beer, Korean dramas and camping with family. She is a proud graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


St. Louis Park tech firm rolls out 'virtual social justice museum' on new platform

REM5 has worked with Target, General Mills, the University of St. Thomas and others to make it part of their employee training.


With holidays approaching, Minn. retailers, shoppers expect less gift-buying

Shoppers say they may be buying less, but they may wind up spending more because of inflation.


How small businesses can plan for mass crimes and other emergencies

More people need to be trained on warning signs for violence in the workplace, police and consultants say.


Target launches clothing line Future Collective 'with diverse points of view'

The first Future Collective partner is fashion influencer Kahlana Barfield Brown.


Tell us your thoughts about holiday shopping this year

Are you concerned about supply chain issues still or high prices? Are you comfortable shopping in person or will you stick to online?


Target CEO Cornell will stay past 65; logistics chief exits

The changes are happening just a few months after an inventory glut led to crisis for the Minneapolis-based retailer.


Minneapolis fashion designer Houston White gets exclusive line in Target

The partnership is expected to become Target's longest-running fashion collaboration.


Twin Cities movie houses join National Cinema Day with $3 tickets on Saturday

Nationally, more than 3,000 theaters with over 30,000 screens will play movies at a discounted price.


Best Buy's sales, profits fall as consumer spending shifts

Second-quarter profit was less than half what it was a year ago.


How a Best Buy executive learned to think outside the box

Damien Harmon, Best Buy's executive vice president of omnichannel, helped lead the retailer to experiment with store pilots during the pandemic.