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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Total Wine & More opening delayed in Bloomington

Objections from the Beverage Association prompted the City Council to look into its concerns.

Updated: November 13, 2013, - 09:15 PM

Chicago dry cleaner is bringing a low-price strategy to Twin Cities

Chicago-based CD One Price Cleaners plans to shake up the Twin Cities competition by offering a low-price strategy and same-day service.

Updated: November 12, 2013, - 12:06 PM

Target, Wal-Mart move up Black Friday openings

Target said it will let in shoppers at 8 p.m., an hour earlier than last year. Wal-Mart will move up its opening to 6 p.m., two hours earlier than in 2012.

Updated: November 12, 2013, - 10:26 AM

Deals come early as nervous retailers jumpstart the holiday season

Retailers are wasting no time this holiday season showcasing great deals, long before the Black Friday doorbusters.

Updated: November 11, 2013, - 09:51 AM

Best Buy to open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving

The electronics retailer breaks away from the pack of retailers opening at 8 p.m. this year.

Updated: November 09, 2013, - 07:09 AM

Many MOA stores to open Thanksgiving night

The Black Friday tradition is being tested by willing shoppers.

Updated: November 04, 2013, - 01:58 PM

Big-box wine stores make for spirited competition

Wine connoisseurs across the Twin Cities are about to get a taste of a new kind of store that is bigger and bolder — with perhaps a bitter aftertaste for the competition.

Updated: November 03, 2013, - 12:26 PM

Target to open 33 more stores next month in Canada

Target met its 2013 goal for opening more than 100 stores in Canada, but it’s been a bumpy ride.

Updated: October 29, 2013, - 05:50 AM

Take food 'sell by' dates with a grain of salt

Like many Americans, Michelle Liss of Eden Prairie pays close attention to the “sell by,” “use by” and “best before”...

Updated: October 26, 2013, - 08:16 PM

Target to lure holiday shoppers with price-matching, online deals

The holiday season is expected to be sluggish, but Target is ready to entice tight-fisted shoppers with price-matching, daily online deals, discounts via mobile apps and in-store pickup of many online purchases.

Updated: October 24, 2013, - 08:04 AM

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