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

Three local charities open resale shops in Bloomington

Arc’s Value Village, Hope Chest and Bridging all opened new stores this fall.

Updated: November 21, 2014, - 09:01 PM

Twin Cities' holiday shoppers will spend record amount, survey says

Rosedale dethrones MOA as the #1 place where shoppers plan to do most of their shopping.

Updated: November 19, 2014, - 09:11 PM

Obituary: Brian Nelson, beloved fishmonger at Coastal Seafoods

In his role as wholesale manager at Minneapolis-based Coastal Seafoods, Brian Nelson arrived at work at 4 each morning and...

Updated: November 18, 2014, - 07:01 PM

Small retailers ramp up holiday message to compete with the big boxes

During the holiday season, small retailers feel like the little kid in a big family, jumping up and down to...

Updated: November 13, 2014, - 10:12 PM

For outdoor retailers, Orange is the new Black

The Friday before Saturday’s firearms deer opener is becoming nearly as hyped as the Friday after Thanksgiving, and it’s even more lucrative than that day for some retailers.

Updated: November 07, 2014, - 06:30 AM

Bloomington city council approves Total Wine liquor license

Superstore is expected to open in Bloomington next week.

Updated: November 04, 2014, - 07:18 AM

Ten things for shoppers to watch this holiday season

Halloween. That’s done. Now, the holiday shopping season kicks into high gear. So what’s hot this year? And what changes should shoppers expect during the busiest time of the year?

Updated: November 02, 2014, - 06:16 AM

Target debuts exclusive partnership with Faribault Woolen Mill

Faribault fans can get versions of throws, scarves and bags at through the holiday season.

Updated: November 01, 2014, - 06:55 AM

Schuler Shoes thrives on comfort but survives on style

Now in its 125th year, the largest independent shoe store west of the Mississippi keeps growing.

Updated: October 27, 2014, - 05:08 PM

Free, no-strings financial advice offered Saturday

All are invited to the Twin Cities Financial Planning Day, a free event held on Saturday.

Updated: October 23, 2014, - 11:37 PM

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