Costco is CLOSED on New Year’s Day (Friday, January 1, 2016)

December 28th, 2015 · 5 Comments

Are you having a big party to ring in the new year?  Maybe you were planning on stocking your liquor cabinet and fridge with goodies from Costco?  If so, you need to get over there sooner rather than later, like by Thursday afternoon.  Costco is closing early Thursday, December 31, anywhere from 5 pm to  6:30 pm (depending […]

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Tags: Holidays

Some New Products at Costco – August 6, 2015

August 6th, 2015 · No Comments

I’ve got a bit of news about various new products that are available at Costco stores in the US, UK, and Japan.  This is by no means an extensive list, or even a very long one, it’s just some information that people have sent me or I have seen that I wanted to share with […]

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Tags: costco.com · Food · Health & Beauty · Holidays · Household Items · services

April 2014 Locations Update

April 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Lots of good news this month, and a lot of updates that are really just speculation and rumours.  But at least there’s some news.  There are three new locations opening this month (listed below).  Also, don’t forget that Easter is coming up and that means adjusted hours or closures for locations in the US, UK, […]

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Tags: Holidays · In the News · Locations

Costco Field Trip: Costco Japan (Amagasaki by Osaka)

July 27th, 2013 · 9 Comments

On our return from Sydney we were flying through Seoul and decided to use that as an excuse to take a holiday in Seoul and Japan for a couple of weeks.  And naturally, me being me, that meant we had to plan to visit at least one Costco location in each country.  I had really […]

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Tags: Food · General · Locations

Costco Japan Updates Website

May 16th, 2013 · 2 Comments

I have been meaning to write about the new and improved Costco.co.jp for quite a while now, definitely over a month though.  Over the last year it seems like the majority of Costco websites around the world have been updating their look and information.  As a usability person (in my former life), I totally applaud this since […]

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Tags: In the News · Locations

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