Costco US Photo Center Website Back Online

August 31st, 2015 · No Comments

After being down for more than a month CostcoPhotoCenter.com is finally back up and running.    As I mentioned in previous posts, Costco’s third party vendor, PNI Digital Media, had a security breach at the end of July.  As a result, Costco and several other retailers, took down their photo websites while the breach was investigated and […]

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Why Should I Pay for a Costco Membership? Reviewed.com Has the Answer

August 26th, 2015 · 3 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of chatting with Dave Swanson, a writer at Reviewed.com, for an article he was writing about Costco.  I like talking about Costco of course, but his article is on one of my favourite topics too: is the Costco membership worth the price?  I could talk for quite some time […]

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Random Costco News: July 2015

July 30th, 2015 · 6 Comments

I’ve got a few small news items, that aren’t really enough for a full post, so I thought I’d round them all up in a little news summary. Costco in Charlottesville, Virginia Opening Today The new 150,000 square foot Costco at the Shops at Stonefield will be opening today at 8 am!  The 200 employees are ready, […]

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Costco Announces Quarterly Dividend for Q4 2015

July 28th, 2015 · No Comments

Good news for those of you that own Costco stock, the latest quarterly dividend was announced this week! In May, the board decided to raise the dividend from $0.355 per share to $0.40 per share, or $1.60 per share on an annualized basis.  The current dividend will be payable August 28, 2015 to shareholders of […]

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Locations Update: July 2015

July 9th, 2015 · 6 Comments

Compared to June, July is light on new openings with just one.  However, it picks up again in August when there will be seven new openings to close out Costco’s fiscal year.  I don’t have a huge amount of news this month, I don’t know if I missed out on a bunch of news at the end of […]

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