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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May 13, 2013: ATK to buy rifle and shotgun maker Savage Sports

Alliant Techsystems Inc. said Monday that it has agreed to acquire a 119-year-old manufacturer of hunting rifles and shotguns for...

Updated: May 13, 2013, - 08:51 PM

Minneapolis-based Creative Kidstuff buys online retailer

The acquisition of Sensational Beginnings will increase the Minneapolis-based toy retailer’s Internet business offerings.

Updated: May 08, 2013, - 09:07 PM

Rainbow's new reward: Groceries, not gasoline

The company says more customers will be able to take advantage of the new offer.

Updated: May 06, 2013, - 08:21 PM

April 24: Hoigaard's is sold to Vail Resorts

New owners Vail Resorts, which also bought Afton Alps, acquired the longtime outdoors store as a chance to expand in the Twin Cities.

Updated: April 24, 2013, - 08:36 PM

New security idea: Fake television

Instead of leaving a TV on to deter burglars when you’re gone, try a cupcake-sized substitute.

Updated: April 20, 2013, - 09:13 PM

Caribou and Bruegger's will test integrated stores in the Twin Cities

Caribou and Bruegger’s already are neighbors in many locations. Now they will test integrated stores in the Twin Cities.

Updated: April 18, 2013, - 08:13 PM

Technology powers new food delivery options

Restaurants are signing on for services that in some cases can predict arrival time to the minute.

Updated: April 13, 2013, - 05:08 PM

A brighter day for LED bulbs

Lower prices for the energy-efficient light bulbs are making them a more attractive option for consumers.

Updated: April 03, 2013, - 08:23 PM

Changing shopping habits challenge traditional grocers

Retailers from Wal-Mart to Walgreens now stock groceries to get shoppers in more often, eroding the market share for Cub...

Updated: March 30, 2013, - 09:39 PM

Viewpoint: Teaching the secrets to online schools

DemandQuest is a training center that helps marketers and business owners get familiar with online sales tactics.

Updated: March 23, 2013, - 10:03 PM

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