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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Swedish outdoor retailer Fjällräven to open at Mall of America

Swedish outdoor retailer Fjällräven will open a flagship store, its first Minnesota location, at Mall of America this spring, hoping to attract the large number of Twin Citiians with Swedish backgrounds.

Updated: February 28, 2015, - 09:58 AM

Goodwill's new flagship store opens Saturday in St. Paul

St. Paul store, opening Saturday, affirms bargains’ popularity but also showcases more inviting decor and merchandise

Updated: February 28, 2015, - 08:29 AM

Mall of America tightens security after latest terror threat

The Mall of America said it beefed up already-complex security measures Monday in the wake of a weekend terror threat and sought to assure shoppers that everything possible is being done to keep them safe.

Updated: February 24, 2015, - 10:13 AM

Galleria loses another local tenant

Decorative hardware retailer Brass Handle, latest to leave, moving to Market Square

Updated: February 22, 2015, - 02:00 PM

Former Star Tribune publisher receives Award of Distinction from U

Former Star Tribune Publisher Roger Parkinson on Wednes­day re­ceived one of the University of Minnesota’s high­est honors, the Award of...

Updated: February 18, 2015, - 07:15 PM

Waseca farmer and conservationist James Zimmerman dies at 91

James Zimmerman’s adult life could easily have been defined by tragedy. When he was 36, a freight train killed his wife and their six children as she drove them to school in Waseca, Minn.

Updated: February 16, 2015, - 06:32 PM

No need to lose sleep over mattress shopping

Mattress buying is more complicated than ever, but it doesn’t have to be.

Updated: February 14, 2015, - 09:25 PM

Sports Authority adding store in downtown Minneapolis

The sporting goods store will open in the fall in City Center, along Nicollet Mall.

Updated: February 10, 2015, - 11:08 PM

In the light bulb aisle, bright ideas and plenty of confusion

Consumers face many options that are difficult to compare when light-bulb shopping.

Updated: February 07, 2015, - 04:59 PM

TurboTax: Software good to go; Minnesota: Not so fast

Intuit's nationwide halt of state income tax returns lasted about 24 hours for identity theft investigation. Minnesota revenue officials still were reviewing the new security measures.

Updated: February 06, 2015, - 10:53 PM

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