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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Duluth Trading Company to open store in Bloomington

The catalog firm specializing in heavy-duty workwear gets a Minnesota foothold.

Updated: October 04, 2013, - 08:52 PM

Event offers free financial planning advice, no strings attached

The financial planning seminar attracted about 100 people in the Twin Cities last year. It happens again Saturday in St....

Updated: October 04, 2013, - 05:16 PM

Eagan outlet mall names 19 new tenants

More than a dozen of Paragon’s retail outlets are exclusive in Minnesota, including Cole Haan and White House/Black Market.

Updated: October 03, 2013, - 08:02 AM

Competition, tight credit, diet trends close some Twin Cities bakeries

Competition, tightfisted banks and gluten-free diets have sliced into several independent bakeries in the Twin Cities.

Updated: September 29, 2013, - 10:23 AM

FAA expected to relax rules for gadgets during flight

Officials are expected to permit air travelers to keep some devices powered on while at low altitudes.

Updated: September 23, 2013, - 11:47 PM

Rockler Woodworking expands to handle renewed interest in DIY

With the first wave of baby boomers retiring, woodworking retailers are riding the trend toward do-it-yourself, one-of-a-kind projects.

Updated: September 23, 2013, - 09:19 PM

Sales stay plump for Chanhassen-based MyPillow

In just two years, MyPillow in Minnesota has dramatically increased sales and hiring. Give credit to the infomercial.

Updated: September 15, 2013, - 06:56 PM

Parasole to bring fancy steakhouse to Wisconsin Dells

The Twin Cities company is the consultant behind the Double Cut restaurant, set to open at the Kalahari resort in...

Updated: September 12, 2013, - 09:33 PM

Best time to sell your cellphone? Before or soon after a new model is released

Before and soon after new models arrive are the best times to get maximum values.

Updated: September 09, 2013, - 08:49 PM

Spirit is cheap, but often late

The discount airline, which is adding routes from MSP, lags behind other carriers in getting to the destination in timely...

Updated: September 07, 2013, - 04:57 PM

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