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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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

Lure of cosmetic procedures compounds a shortage of dermatologists

Cosmetic procedures tend to pay much better than treating malignant moles or other medical conditions.

Updated: February 22, 2014, - 10:46 PM

Cupid's aim depends on the day

Hotels love it when Valentine’s Day falls on the weekend, but restaurants and florists get a boost if it’s early in the week.

Updated: February 14, 2014, - 12:07 PM

Target goes international with new designer collaboration

The Peter Pilotto collection debuting Sunday attempts to attract Target’s best customers.

Updated: February 09, 2014, - 05:53 AM

Need an incentive to save? Most of us do

U.S. Bank is one of the rare banks to offer a significant incentive to open a savings account. Most banks...

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 04:44 PM

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