Entries from April 2015

Costco Going with Greece for Kirkland Signature Extra Virgin Olive Oil

April 30th, 2015 · 12 Comments

If you haven’t heard, it’s been a really lousy time for Italy’s olive producers.  They’ve had weather problems – hot spring followed by a rainy summer – and problems with olive flies that want to munch on the olives.  One Italian newspaper has referred to this as “the black year of Italian olive oil”.  This all means that production […]

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Tags: Food · In the News

Costco Field Trip: Maui

April 28th, 2015 · 11 Comments

We decided to take a trip to Maui for a spot of relaxation and laziness.  And naturally that meant we had to check out the Costco there as well.  We were fortunate too in that our hotel had a bit of a kitchenette in our suite so we could get some snacks and things for […]

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Tags: Food · General · Locations

Costco UK Coupon Book: April 27 – May 17, 2015

April 25th, 2015 · No Comments

The new Costco UK coupon book starts on Monday and runs through mid-May, May 17th.  There’s just a tiny  mo£320.00 worth of savings in this latest book, which is less than half of the savings found in the previous book. There are a few things that caught my eye in this new batch of coupons, but […]

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Tags: Coupons

Costco Australia Holiday Schedule for ANZAC Day (Saturday, April 25, 2015)

April 23rd, 2015 · No Comments

If you are in Australia, don’t expect to be able to do your shopping at your local Costco on ANZAC Day this Saturday (April 25, 2015).   Some Costco locations are CLOSED and some have special hours.  However, all Costco Australia locations will be back to normal operating hours on Sunday. ANZAC Day, Saturday, April […]

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Tags: Holidays

Costco Announces Increase in Quarterly Dividend (May 2015)

April 21st, 2015 · 2 Comments

Costco announced yesterday that they will be increasing the quarterly dividend for shareholders.  The dividend will rise from $0.355 per share to $0.40 per share.  That is an increase of right around 14%, which is excellent.   On an annualized basis, this represents an increase from $1.42 to $1.60 per share.   This increased dividend will be paid out on […]

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Tags: In the News

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