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

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

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

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