John Ewoldt

Reporter | Consumer news
Phone: 612-673-7633
John Ewoldt searches the Twin Cities and beyond for bargains and strategies to spare consumers time, money and hassles.

Recent content from John Ewoldt

Through thick and thin, clothing retailers follow economy

No category in apparel retailing is more volatile than plus-size women’s clothing. And none is more bereft of action than small-size men’s clothing, a niche without a national chain devoted to it.

Updated: March 30, 2015, - 10:45 PM

Retail clothing lines grow, shrink with economy

No category in apparel retailing is more volatile than plus-size women’s clothing. And none is more bereft of action than small-size men’s clothing, a niche without a national chain devoted to it.

Updated: March 30, 2015, - 08:47 PM

Ewoldt: Paying more doesn't guarantee good customer service

In January, I wrote that people can’t expect great customer service and low prices. American shoppers want low prices and...

Updated: March 28, 2015, - 10:59 PM

Worries bloom about the future of the Macy's flower show

Macy’s flower show still attracts large crowds, but some worry about its future.

Updated: March 27, 2015, - 08:27 PM

Blu Dot furniture to open its first outlet store

The new outlet will also include a showroom for full-priced, new items.

Updated: March 20, 2015, - 08:29 PM

Target extends its return policy to one year on select items

Target Corp. announced Wednesday that it is extending its return policy on select items to one year, effective immediately.The new...

Updated: March 18, 2015, - 09:36 PM

Target introduces designer collection for young men

The new products include leather goods, T-shirts and soap from various designers including Duluth Pack and Locally Grown.

Updated: March 17, 2015, - 05:59 AM

Bucking consumer trends can often pay dividends

Warren Buffett made billions of dollars buying on sale.“Whether we’re talking about socks or stocks,” the Oracle of Omaha has...

Updated: March 14, 2015, - 07:47 PM

Target cutting 1,700 employees

Target Corp. cut 1,700 people at its corporate offices in the Twin Cities on Tuesday, the largest downsizing of its headquarters staff ever and the biggest at any Minnesota company since 2002.

Updated: March 11, 2015, - 10:48 AM

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