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

Best Buy brings in new online president

Scott Durchslag, previously president of Expedia Worldwide, faces important challenges.

Updated: October 03, 2012, - 09:04 PM

Mattress buyers turn away from the middle

As the market stretches out, consumers search high- and low-end for a good night's sleep, including in some unlikely spots.

Updated: October 01, 2012, - 07:28 AM

Target accused of hometown knockoff

Minnetonka Moccasin says the retailer's thunderbird moccasins are too similar to its own design.

Updated: September 26, 2012, - 09:18 PM

Holiday gift layaways get a head start

Retailers might not be decorating with holly and ivy yet, but some are already finding new ways to get shoppers in the Christmas mood before Halloween.

Updated: September 16, 2012, - 06:24 PM

Steals + Deals: Cheap soups, gowns and more

This week's bargains include Maggie's and Mary's soup mixes for 40 percent off and nearly 200 bridal gowns for $15 to $50 at the Operation Glass Slipper sale.

Updated: September 13, 2012, - 08:11 AM

House calls ring a bell

A handful of service providers save clients time by going mobile with a house call.

Updated: September 09, 2012, - 06:33 PM

Give an education in smart shopping

Want to raise a responsible consumer instead of a spendaholic? Start with the back to school shopping experience.

Updated: September 08, 2012, - 08:53 AM

Steals + Deals

Half-Price Books adds inventory search.

Updated: September 05, 2012, - 02:56 PM

Google: Why is Minnesota so ... ?

According to Google, Minnesota might as well be synonymous with Iowa.

Updated: August 28, 2012, - 08:21 AM

One woman's treasures ...

Minnesotans love a good bargain, which is evident by the number of garage sales that pop up every summer.

Updated: August 24, 2012, - 01:29 PM

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