Entries Tagged as 'In the News'

April 2014 Locations Update

April 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Lots of good news this month, and a lot of updates that are really just speculation and rumours.  But at least there’s some news.  There are three new locations opening this month (listed below).  Also, don’t forget that Easter is coming up and that means adjusted hours or closures for locations in the US, UK, […]

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Tags: Holidays · In the News · Locations

Safety Recall: Parkers Farm Products Recalled Over Listeria Contamination

March 25th, 2014 · No Comments

I wanted to make sure I posted about this safety recall because it isn’t yet listed on the Costco website and affects multiple stores and multiple products.  Minnesota-based Parkers Farm is recalling all of their peanut butter, cheese, salsa and spread products produced within a certain date range due to positive testing for Listeria monocytogenes.  Not all […]

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Tags: Food · In the News · product recalls

My 2¢ About Costco’s Recent Earnings and a Possible Problem with Millennials

March 20th, 2014 · 3 Comments

On Tuesday, I published a guest post in response to an article on Time about how “Costco Is Facing a Looming, Bulk-Sized Problem“.  I really agree with Mike’s (the guest poster) take on the situation, as well as that of most all of the commenters, that Costco doesn’t really have a problem with this young […]

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Guest Post: Does Costco Have a Looming Problem from Millennials?

March 18th, 2014 · 7 Comments

[I've got a guest post today that comes in response to the articles being written in response to Costco's recent quarterly results statement.  There's a new favourite theory amongst some analysts that Costco is going to have problems growing in the future because they aren't appealing to young people, specifically Millennials, enough.  For those of […]

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Tags: Guest Posts · In the News

Safety Recall: Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit Recalled

March 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Oregon Freeze Dry has issued a voluntary recall of a specific batch of Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit, item number 527069, as a precaution against possible salmonella contamination.  Costco should have already contacted you by phone and/or email if you purchased any of the affected fruit.  The voluntary recall began on March 8, 2014 and involved  59,780 […]

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Tags: Food · In the News · product recalls

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