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

Wal-Mart offers a quicker way to get tax refund checks

Retailer says it’s quicker than waiting for a check.

Updated: January 20, 2015, - 09:30 PM

Chuck & Don's will fetch heavy pet food items for a fee

Chuck & Don’s enters the challenging world of home pet food delivery

Updated: January 18, 2015, - 02:00 PM

Wet Seal closing 7 stores in Minnesota, more than 300 nationwide

A decline in the teen apparel market has created trouble for several retailers in the sector.

Updated: January 07, 2015, - 10:53 PM

Second-busiest shopping day: Dash on to return unwanted gifts

With many Americans taking Friday off work, the traffic to return the unwanteds on the day after Christmas is expected to be especially frenetic.

Updated: December 26, 2014, - 07:50 AM

Pop-up stores aren't just in the mall aisles anymore

Entrepreneurs lease unused space and get to test demand for products.

Updated: December 22, 2014, - 08:58 PM

Getting a new car? A few tips are in order

Doing business on the phone and online resources can help ensure a good deal.

Updated: December 20, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Aldi pursues Rainbow customers with credit cards, coupons

Customers at the grocery store for the truly frugal needed to pay with cash or debit cards. Now, in a new test, they can hand the cashier a credit card.

Updated: December 16, 2014, - 10:03 AM

Christopher & Banks seeks clues for sales miss

Christopher & Banks saw a huge change in September, about the time the new iPhone appeared.

Updated: December 05, 2014, - 12:20 PM

Local businesses offer deep Cyber Monday discounts

Local vendors, daily deal sites offer big discounts.

Updated: December 01, 2014, - 08:36 PM

Many Black Friday shoppers are out there for themselves

When polled its readers recently and asked for whom they were shopping on Black Friday, 38 percent said “myself.”

Updated: November 28, 2014, - 08:20 PM

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