Entries Tagged as 'In the News'

Costco Profits Up in the First Quarter of New Fiscal Year

December 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

I’m not a financial analyst, as is probably very evident, but I do like to share the earnings reports for Costco, especially when they are so good.  The results for Costco’s first quarter of their fiscal year 2015, are quite good and demonstrate how they are far outpacing their competition.  And I think the results […]

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Will Costco US Replace American Express Too?

December 9th, 2014 · 11 Comments

In September I wrote about Costco Canada replacing American Express with Capital One MasterCard as their exclusive credit card provider.  Now it seems that Costco US might be considering replacing American Express too.  This would be a really big step for Costco US, as well as a big change for all of the Costco US […]

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December 2014 Locations Update

December 3rd, 2014 · 4 Comments

This time of year there’s usually not a whole lot of news about new locations.  It seems everyone is interested in where they will be doing their holiday shopping right now, not in the future.  There are a few pieces of news though.  Also, I’ve updated my list of opening dates for next year on […]

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Tags: Holidays · In the News · Locations

Happy Seventh Anniversary, AddictedToCostco!

November 7th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Today, November 7, means that I’ve been blogging about Costco for seven years.  It’s hard for me to imagine that it has really been that long.  I can’t believe that with Costco’s three thousand-ish  items that they carry, I could continuously find great things to write about, but it clearly is because I don’t even repeat […]

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Tags: Costco in Blogs · General · In the News

Costco Opens in China with Clicks Not Bricks

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Nǐ hǎo, China!  Costco has decided to take the faster (and less expensive) way into China by opening a virtual storefront on Alibaba’s Tmall Global.  They join the tens of thousands of merchants selling via Tmall to customers in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau.  The site serves over 150 million buyers which could prove to […]

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