Costco is looking to open stores in 3 Australian cities in 2009 – Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne. Current speculation is that the first to open will be in Melbourne’s Docklands project Waterfront City. Read more about Costco’s plans in Australia here:
Costco also have it’s eye on a new location at the Paradise Valley Mall to serve the northeast Phoenix, Arizona area. Costco will be one of the anchor stores for the mall and is expected to draw alot of customers to the mall.
Also, Costco has also announced that their new store in Middleton, Wisconsin will be opening in July 2008. For a list of additional stores opening in 2008, check out my previous post.