Entries Tagged as 'In the News'

Costco Moving Farmed Salmon Contracts to Norway

March 26th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Costco has been making a push lately to move away from purchasing meats – chicken, beef, pork, and fish – that have been reared using antibiotics that fight human infections.  As a result of this, they are rethinking some of their sources and have decided to move away from Chile for their farmed salmon supply. […]

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Recall: Possible Listeria Contamination in La Terra Fina Organic Spinach Dip

March 24th, 2015 · No Comments

I wanted to make sure I posted about this recall because it isn’t listed yet on the Costco website and listeria certainly isn’t something anyone wants to mess with if they can avoid it.  A few days ago La Terra Fina, a California company, voluntarily recalled its Organic Thick and Creamy Spinach Dip & Spread due to […]

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Costco’s Second Quarter Earnings Beat Expectations

March 10th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Costco reported their second quarter earnings last week, and the news was good.  And way better than analysts were expecting.  Costco reported net earnings of $1.35 per share or $598 million, which represents a 29% increase over last year’s $463 million or $1.05 per share.  It was also better than the estimated $1.18 per share that […]

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Locations Update: March 2015

March 4th, 2015 · No Comments

There were a lot of plans submitted this past month and a lot of good news for new Costco locations.  Of course, there’s also the usual amount of complaining from people that don’t want a Costco near them.  There’s one new store opening this month in Canada too. March Openings: LÉVIS, QUEBEC, CANADA March 12, […]

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

March 2nd, 2015 · 21 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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