Kirkland Signature Laundry Pacs Tops in Consumer Reports Test

July 25th, 2013 · 19 Comments

As everyone probably knows (at least in the US), Consumer Reports tests pretty much everything, all the time, and keeps good track of the results to let you know what is the best product, store, car, or whatever.  They are usually very thorough in their testing processes and do provide consumers with a lot of […]

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Tags: Clothing · Household Items · In the News

Costco Comes out on Top of 2011 Consumer Reports Survery

February 9th, 2012 · 1 Comment

We all love Costco, and apparently, so do the 26,000 respondents in a Consumer Reports survey on major retail chains that was conducted last spring.  Costco often ranks at the top of this survey, not surprisingly to all of my readers I’m sure, and it repeated that result again this year.  Interestingly, this was the […]

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Tags: costco.com · In the News

Consumer Reports says Costco Beer is ‘Party Worthy’

July 13th, 2010 · 10 Comments

In a recent comparison, Consumer Reports finds that Costco’s Kirkland Signature Beer is every bit as good as other name-brand beers like Sam Adams, Sierra Nevada, Paulaner.  I’m not sure how widely available the KS beer is at this point, but I thought I should share the results of the taste test anyway.  According to […]

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Costco on Top of Consumer Reports’ Retail Survey

June 5th, 2010 · No Comments

Consumer Reports recently came out with survey results regarding how American retailers stack up against each other.  The survey asked respondents to judge eleven retail stores on service, speed of checkout, value for money, ease of returning items, product quality, as well as problems with the stores or staff.  There were 30,666 Consumer Reports subscribers that took […]

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Costco Ranked in Top 10 by Consumer Reports

April 7th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Consumer Reports’ May issue contains the ratings for supermarket chains in the United States.  These ratings are based on 32,599 consumer responses (from people that subscribe to the magazine).  The rankings were compiled based on consumers ratings in several key areas, including service (staff helpfulness and checkout speed), perishables (meat, produce and baked goods), price […]

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