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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Obituary: Horticulturist Harold Pellett, 76, was breeder of hardy, showy azaleas

Horticulture isn’t a vocation filled with aha moments, but Harold Pellett was well-suited for its deliberate pace.A quiet, patient man...

Updated: August 19, 2014, - 07:20 PM

New Eagan outlet mall, Mall of America size each other up

Will a new outlet mall in Eagan be friend or foe for nearby Mall of America?

Updated: August 15, 2014, - 09:38 AM

Crowd quickly fills Twin Cities Premium Outlets in Eagan

Gov. Dayton, descendant of Minnesota’s most famous retailers, said the Twin Cities Premium Outlets’ proximity to department stores is a...

Updated: August 14, 2014, - 11:13 PM

Shoppers excited for new Eagan outlet mall

Shoppers get a new and cheaper alternative to the Mall of America with Thursday's opening of a massive new outlet...

Updated: August 14, 2014, - 08:05 PM

New outlet mall in Eagan signals a retailing shift

The new Twin Cities Premium Outlets opens this week, closer to the urban core than older rivals.

Updated: August 10, 2014, - 07:09 AM

Office Depot closing City Center store

The company hasn’t formally announced Twin Cities store closings, but employees say several will close by November.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 09:02 PM

Credit Karma begins offering free credit reports as often as weekly

The start-up will now offer a free credit report and score more often, but there are limitations.

Updated: August 06, 2014, - 09:16 PM

Arc's Value Village to open a Bloomington store this fall

The resale shop opened another location, but Goodwill and Salvation Army also are expanding their thrift empires.

Updated: July 29, 2014, - 09:48 PM

Take advantage of credit cards and good credit

Good news arrived in the mail a few weeks ago from Citibank. And Discover. And US Bank. All were dangling...

Updated: July 26, 2014, - 07:55 PM

Resale goods franchisor gets second wind after Winmark

Veteran franchiser Ron Olson builds on his experience at NTY.

Updated: July 26, 2014, - 07:52 PM

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