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Costco US Agrees to Citi Co-Branded Card and Visa Network

March 2nd, 2015 · 12 Comments

Well, all of the speculation about Capital One becoming the new co-branded credit card partner for Costco US was for naught.  Costco announced today that their new card partner will be Citi!  In addition, the new card network will be Visa.   This change to Citi and Visa will take place across all locations in the […]

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Costco Gas Stations Have Most Competitive Pricing in the US

February 26th, 2015 · 2 Comments

About a week ago, GasBuddy.com announced the findings in their annual survey of the top 100 most competitive gas station prices across the US for 2014.  Just as in 2012 and 2013, Costco led the way as the most competitively priced gas in the nation.  Woot!  Way to go Costco for saving members tons of money […]

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ACSI Finds Costco Tops for Customer Satisfaction

February 24th, 2015 · No Comments

The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) 2014 Retail Report came out last week and it’s good news for Costco.  Costco is once again at the top of the customer satisfaction ratings for specialty retailers.  Since customer satisfaction is so important to retailers, this is an important benchmark to track.  And of course, customer satisfaction is also […]

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Omega Loses Copyright Case Against Costco

February 18th, 2015 · 5 Comments

After more than a decade, it looks like this case might finally be at an end.  But since it has been dragging on this long, I’m not sure I’d bet on that.  So, this case started way back in 2004 when Costco started selling Omega’s Seamaster watch, but not as an authorized dealer because they had […]

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Costco US Ends Relationship with American Express

February 12th, 2015 · 55 Comments

As I reported in December 2014, Costco US had begun looking for bids from others to provide their co-branded credit card and after the change in Canada, it didn’t really look too promising for American Express.  But today they’ve made it official, Costco US and American Express are parting ways at the end of their […]

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