Costco Auto Helped Members Buy Almost 400,000 Vehicles Last Year

June 11th, 2015 · 6 Comments

Over the last few years, Costco has quietly become a big player in an area that it is not really associated with: buying cars.  Since 2008, Costco US has doubled the number of cars that their members have bought through the Costco Auto program to a whopping 398,875 cars last year.  The only auto retailer that […]

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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: 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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Costco Moving Farmed Salmon Contracts to Norway

March 26th, 2015 · 4 Comments

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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