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Recall: Kirkland Signature Creamy Peanut Butter Possible Plastic Contamination

May 12th, 2015 · No Comments

Costco Canada and Hampton Farms are conducting a voluntary recall of a recent batch of Kirkland Signature Natural Creamy Peanut Butter, in the 1 kilogram two pack, due to the possibility that there may be red plastic fragments in the peanut butter from the lids.  Here is the information from the recalled peanut butter: Kirkland […]

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Locations Update: May 2015

May 7th, 2015 · 5 Comments

For some reason there doesn’t seem to be too much location news this month.  I’m guessing that I missed some stuff when I was on vacation.  However, there’s still a little bit of news.  Unfortunately, most of it is for locations that I’ve already written about, so nothing new and exciting really.  Sorry!  Hopefully I’ll […]

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Costco Going with Greece for Kirkland Signature Extra Virgin Olive Oil

April 30th, 2015 · 2 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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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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Locations Update: April 2015

April 9th, 2015 · 3 Comments

It seems like there is a ton of information about new locations this month.  I guess that all kinds of construction can get started because Spring is finally here.  But really, the big news is Wisconsin where Costco will be opening three new stores this Fall; they bought sites for two new stores at the […]

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