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

Pop-up stores aren't just in the mall aisles anymore

Entrepreneurs lease unused space and get to test demand for products.

Updated: December 22, 2014, - 08:58 PM

Getting a new car? A few tips are in order

Doing business on the phone and online resources can help ensure a good deal.

Updated: December 20, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Aldi pursues Rainbow customers with credit cards, coupons

Customers at the grocery store for the truly frugal needed to pay with cash or debit cards. Now, in a new test, they can hand the cashier a credit card.

Updated: December 16, 2014, - 10:03 AM

Christopher & Banks seeks clues for sales miss

Christopher & Banks saw a huge change in September, about the time the new iPhone appeared.

Updated: December 05, 2014, - 12:20 PM

Local businesses offer deep Cyber Monday discounts

Local vendors, daily deal sites offer big discounts.

Updated: December 01, 2014, - 08:36 PM

Many Black Friday shoppers are out there for themselves

When polled its readers recently and asked for whom they were shopping on Black Friday, 38 percent said “myself.”

Updated: November 28, 2014, - 08:20 PM

Shoppers, CEOs excited for hours-early jump on Black Friday

Despite temperatures that dropped into the single digits Thursday night and overnight snow around the Twin Cities, throngs of shoppers still lined up outside of stores in the earliest start yet to the Black Friday shopping bonanza.

Updated: November 28, 2014, - 06:11 AM

Long, slow holiday lines put the snail in mail

Merle Minda walked into the main downtown Minneapolis post office with a package one day last week and got in...

Updated: November 27, 2014, - 08:50 AM

Financial advice goes down a lot better with a free meal

Would you listen to a guy talk about Social Security for a free meal at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse? Count me...

Updated: November 22, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Three local charities open resale shops in Bloomington

Arc’s Value Village, Hope Chest and Bridging all opened new stores this fall.

Updated: November 21, 2014, - 09:01 PM

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