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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Best Buy to open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving

The electronics retailer breaks away from the pack of retailers opening at 8 p.m. this year.

Updated: November 09, 2013, - 07:09 AM

Many MOA stores to open Thanksgiving night

The Black Friday tradition is being tested by willing shoppers.

Updated: November 04, 2013, - 01:58 PM

Big-box wine stores make for spirited competition

Wine connoisseurs across the Twin Cities are about to get a taste of a new kind of store that is bigger and bolder — with perhaps a bitter aftertaste for the competition.

Updated: November 03, 2013, - 12:26 PM

Target to open 33 more stores next month in Canada

Target met its 2013 goal for opening more than 100 stores in Canada, but it’s been a bumpy ride.

Updated: October 29, 2013, - 05:50 AM

Take food 'sell by' dates with a grain of salt

Like many Americans, Michelle Liss of Eden Prairie pays close attention to the “sell by,” “use by” and “best before”...

Updated: October 26, 2013, - 08:16 PM

Target to lure holiday shoppers with price-matching, online deals

The holiday season is expected to be sluggish, but Target is ready to entice tight-fisted shoppers with price-matching, daily online deals, discounts via mobile apps and in-store pickup of many online purchases.

Updated: October 24, 2013, - 08:04 AM

Eden Prairie Center, used in 'Mallrats,' is sold to Dallas investor

The mall, with more than 100 stores, changes hands in the biggest area shopping transaction since Edina’s Galleria was sold.

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 07:19 AM

Oct. 17: Target tests new Apple-like format

Electronics buyers can get up close and personal with the products.

Updated: October 17, 2013, - 04:25 PM

Web retailer adds a physical store sells connectivity to home-theater and computer geeks. Now it is branching out to bricks and mortar.

Updated: October 12, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Minnesota judge's ruling could increase funeral home competition

A St. Paul funeral director prevailed in a lawsuit that said requiring embalming rooms at new locations was a barrier...

Updated: October 11, 2013, - 11:28 PM

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