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

LCD panel claimants, check your mailboxes next week

The prolonged class-action suit is reaching its final stage: delivering the money.

Updated: October 21, 2014, - 09:33 PM

Total Wine clears significant hurdle in Bloomington

Total Wine’s delayed license for the store now awaits approval from the City Council.

Updated: October 21, 2014, - 09:19 PM

Rainbow begins closing sales at two more grocery stores

The Minneapolis store on 26th Av. and the one in West St. Paul are now discounting items ahead of closing on Nov. 9. Both stores are expected to close Nov. 9 but may close earlier if the shelves are bare.

Updated: October 16, 2014, - 09:04 AM

Duluth Trading Co. opens second Twin Cities store in Fridley

After initial success, the Wisconsin retailer opened a second Twin Cities store.

Updated: October 08, 2014, - 11:03 PM

Newspaper, magazine subscribers warned of deceptive renewal offers

Better Business Bureau raises flag on fraudulent bills being sent in the name of many publications, including the Star Tribune.

Updated: October 07, 2014, - 02:54 PM

Dayton brothers' restaurant and men's store will expand

The owners of the Askov Finlayson men’s shop in downtown Minneapolis are often told that they should have named it “Dayton’s.” But Eric and Andrew Dayton shrug it off.

Updated: October 06, 2014, - 12:28 PM

Why don't more of us comparison shop?

Consumers love the idea of comparison shopping in theory, but not in practice.

Updated: October 04, 2014, - 04:40 PM

Target opens its first liquor store in Minnesota since 1970s

The Minneapolis-based retailer sells alcohol in other states but not here, until now -- in Otsego. The liquor store that Target announced in June has opened at a SuperTarget 35 miles northwest of Minneapolis.

Updated: October 03, 2014, - 06:08 AM

Back to school, the extended version

Budget-conscious consumers waited longer to spend this year, leading some analysts to push the panic button prematurely.

Updated: September 27, 2014, - 04:36 PM

Faribault Woolen Mill to hold tent sale this weekend

Faribault's tent sale is another sign of its success, which will include a partnership with for the holidays.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 12:50 PM

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