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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Dec. 18: Weak demand for clothes has retailers piling on the discounts

Consumers are enjoying substantial discounts on apparel this season, and experts expect this weekend to be even better.

Updated: April 11, 2014, - 03:52 PM

Target expands its natural, organic selection

The collection features more natural and organic products, which resonate with customers.

Updated: April 09, 2014, - 09:21 AM

Gas fireplaces, inserts made in Minnesota exploding; recall issued

Thousands of gas fireplaces and inserts made in SW. Minnesota may be subject to explosions.

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 09:50 PM

New Hopkins liquor store takes a shot at whiskey

Many Twin Cities liquor stores have expanded their whiskey selection to meet demand, but a new store specializes in it.

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Black Friday in March? Crowds swarm Lululemon warehouse sale

It was like Black Friday in March, as hundreds of Lululemon-clad yogis crowded the Minneapolis Convention Center. One Convention Center employee remarked that she saw fewer people in line to see the Dalai Lama last month than were waiting to be let in to the Lululemon sale.

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 09:00 PM

Promising ski area season stalled when polar vortex arrived

What began as a promising season for Minnesota ski and snowboard areas turned out to be disappointingly average, thanks to the coldest winter in decades.

Updated: March 16, 2014, - 10:41 AM

Options for free credit scores are increasing

At last, consumers have easier free access to their credit score.

Updated: March 08, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Twin Cities fragrance companies labor over new scents

Fragrance companies in the Twin Cities spend months refining their products to stand out in a competitive marketplace.

Updated: March 08, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Obituary: Earl Holcomb, longtime St. Paul funeral director

Earl Holcomb’s family made sure that his funeral was as traditional and honorable as the many that he orchestrated as...

Updated: March 04, 2014, - 08:13 PM

Macy’s brings its Ridgedale store locations under one roof

The two stores will unite to make way for a new Nordstrom and 80,000 square feet of new retail space.

Updated: February 28, 2014, - 05:23 AM

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