Entries from February 2010

In The News: Random News about Costco

February 26th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Usually I can find a cohesive theme for the news stories about Costco, however, this time I’ve got a bunch of stuff that doesn’t really flow together.  There’s some news about new locations, American Express in Canada, and a new green (as in environmental, not color) product.  So, just a whole lot of stuff that […]

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Tags: costco.com · Household Items · In the News · Office · services

What’s Your Favorite Kirkland Signature Item?

February 24th, 2010 · 204 Comments

I had a discussion recently with someone that was asking me about Costco’s store brand, Kirkland Signature.  They wanted to know how I thought it compared to name brands, as well as to other store brands.  I thought it was an interesting question, interesting enough that I wanted to get everyone else’s take on it […]

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Tags: Clothing · costco.com · Household Items

How Far is My New Costco?

February 22nd, 2010 · 17 Comments

So, this weekend Dave and I were thinking that we could go visit the new Costco that we will eventually be shopping at.  However, we don’t have a car here.  Which means that we are dependent on public transportation, at least for the moment.  Lots of planning and figuring ensued and it turns out, it […]

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Tags: General

Costco Executive Team Changes

February 17th, 2010 · 4 Comments

I’m sure you have all heard the news by now (I figured I should mention it anyway): there is talk of succession planning at Costco.  Just over two weeks ago, on February 1, the Board of Directors for Costco announced that it was appointing Craig Jelinek as Chief Operating Officer and President.  Prior to this, […]

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Tags: General · In the News

Costco Travel: Fabulous February Deals

February 15th, 2010 · No Comments

This month, Costco Travel has some really great deals for a wide variety of travel experiences.  You can get deals on lots of different cruises, as well some terrific all inclusive vacations.  They’ve even got a deal on Disneyland resort hotels.  They have 12 different deals this month, which means you can probably find something […]

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Tags: costco.com · services · Travel

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