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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As new iPhone arrives, buyers have more pricing options

The new iPhone 6 also introduces many consumers to more contract-free options.

Updated: September 19, 2014, - 11:54 AM

General Mills to close Calif. cereal plant, Mass. yogurt facility

A day after General Mills Inc. said it would begin $100 million in new cost reductions due to flagging sales, it announced the closing of two manufacturing plants in California and Massachusetts, one that makes cereal and one that makes yogurt.

Updated: September 19, 2014, - 09:17 AM

Hard Rock's staying power has a surprise ingredient

Theme restaurants often struggle, but Hard Rock Cafe rocks on at the MOA.

Updated: September 19, 2014, - 09:04 AM

Bite Squad brings on the party with Gift Squad

Restaurant delivery service Bite Squad’s new launch is applying its model to gift and liquor sales in the Twin Cities.

Updated: September 14, 2014, - 08:37 PM

Are the days of active fund managers numbered?

With a few exceptions, managed funds have lost the battle to indexes and exchange-traded funds.

Updated: September 02, 2014, - 01:54 PM

Gas prices fall below last year's Labor Day weekend

The usual bump ahead of Labor Day hasn’t materialized – and prices could drop further.

Updated: August 29, 2014, - 11:54 PM

Goodwill opens new concept store in Dinkytown

Gina + Will seeks out young shoppers with social marketing.

Updated: August 22, 2014, - 10:58 PM

Obituary: Horticulturist Harold Pellett, 76, was breeder of hardy, showy azaleas

Horticulture isn’t a vocation filled with aha moments, but Harold Pellett was well-suited for its deliberate pace.A quiet, patient man...

Updated: August 19, 2014, - 07:20 PM

New Eagan outlet mall, Mall of America size each other up

Will a new outlet mall in Eagan be friend or foe for nearby Mall of America?

Updated: August 15, 2014, - 09:38 AM

Crowd quickly fills Twin Cities Premium Outlets in Eagan

Gov. Dayton, descendant of Minnesota’s most famous retailers, said the Twin Cities Premium Outlets’ proximity to department stores is a...

Updated: August 14, 2014, - 11:13 PM

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