Costco Profits Up in the First Quarter of New Fiscal Year

December 11th, 2014 · 2 Comments

I’m not a financial analyst, as is probably very evident, but I do like to share the earnings reports for Costco, especially when they are so good.  The results for Costco’s first quarter of their fiscal year 2015, are quite good and demonstrate how they are far outpacing their competition.  And I think the results […]

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Will Costco US Replace American Express Too?

December 9th, 2014 · 15 Comments

In September I wrote about Costco Canada replacing American Express with Capital One MasterCard as their exclusive credit card provider.  Now it seems that Costco US might be considering replacing American Express too.  This would be a really big step for Costco US, as well as a big change for all of the Costco US […]

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December 2014 Locations Update

December 3rd, 2014 · 4 Comments

This time of year there’s usually not a whole lot of news about new locations.  It seems everyone is interested in where they will be doing their holiday shopping right now, not in the future.  There are a few pieces of news though.  Also, I’ve updated my list of opening dates for next year on […]

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Costco Earnings Up for Q4 and Fiscal Year 2014

October 9th, 2014 · No Comments

I’m not a financial analyst, and I don’t even play one on the Internet, but I did want to share the latest Costco earnings information with everyone, because it is really quite good.  For about a year, Costco has been doing well, but not outpacing the expectations of the analysts.  However, their latest results from […]

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Recall: Peaches, Plums, Nectarines & Pluots Recalled Over Possible Listeria

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Wawona Packing, a central California produce company, alerted several stores across the US to a voluntary recall of specific lots of peaches, plums, nectarines, and pluots.  The recall was triggered by internal testing that determined there could be possible listeria contamination.  To date no one has become ill from the fruit. After the positive test, […]

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