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.

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Saks Off 5th will reopen across street in City Center in 2016

Saks Off 5th, which closed its downtown Minneapolis location this month, said Tuesday that it will return in April 2016 -- in City Center, across the street from its former location.

Updated: January 27, 2015, - 11:54 AM

Lakes Entertainment to merge with Golden Gaming

Lakes Entertainment of Minnetonka will be renamed in merger with Vegas company.

Updated: January 26, 2015, - 07:46 PM

Wal-Mart offers a quicker way to get tax refund checks

Retailer says it’s quicker than waiting for a check.

Updated: January 20, 2015, - 09:30 PM

Chuck & Don's will fetch heavy pet food items for a fee

Chuck & Don’s enters the challenging world of home pet food delivery

Updated: January 18, 2015, - 02:00 PM

Wet Seal closing 7 stores in Minnesota, more than 300 nationwide

A decline in the teen apparel market has created trouble for several retailers in the sector.

Updated: January 07, 2015, - 10:53 PM

Second-busiest shopping day: Dash on to return unwanted gifts

With many Americans taking Friday off work, the traffic to return the unwanteds on the day after Christmas is expected to be especially frenetic.

Updated: December 26, 2014, - 07:50 AM

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

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