Locations Update: April 2015

April 9th, 2015 · 1 Comment

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 · 3 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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Costco’s Second Quarter Earnings Beat Expectations

March 10th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Costco reported their second quarter earnings last week, and the news was good.  And way better than analysts were expecting.  Costco reported net earnings of $1.35 per share or $598 million, which represents a 29% increase over last year’s $463 million or $1.05 per share.  It was also better than the estimated $1.18 per share that […]

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Costco Gas Stations Have Most Competitive Pricing in the US

February 26th, 2015 · 2 Comments

About a week ago, GasBuddy.com announced the findings in their annual survey of the top 100 most competitive gas station prices across the US for 2014.  Just as in 2012 and 2013, Costco led the way as the most competitively priced gas in the nation.  Woot!  Way to go Costco for saving members tons of money […]

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