My 2¢ About Costco’s Recent Earnings and a Possible Problem with Millennials

March 20th, 2014 · 3 Comments

On Tuesday, I published a guest post in response to an article on Time about how “Costco Is Facing a Looming, Bulk-Sized Problem“.  I really agree with Mike’s (the guest poster) take on the situation, as well as that of most all of the commenters, that Costco doesn’t really have a problem with this young […]

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March 2014 Location Update

March 4th, 2014 · 16 Comments

Sorry that I had to miss my February update but I got really sick just as I was supposed to write the post and pretty much didn’t get out of bed until last week. North Lakes, Queensland, Australia (from the Costco Australia February email update) Construction is well underway with the roof and walls completed […]

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Easton Columbus, Ohio Costco Opens Friday (October 4, 2013)

October 4th, 2013 · 8 Comments

The newest Costco store will open today in Easton, near Columbus, Ohio.  This will be the second Costco in the area, but I’m sure it will still open to as much fanfare and excitement as the new store in Sioux Falls that opened yesterday.  This new Costco warehouse is part of the Easton Gateway development […]

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Happy 30th Birthday, Costco!

September 17th, 2013 · 4 Comments

For those of you that weren’t aware, Costco turned 30 on Sunday, September 15, 2013!  So, in honor of Costco’s big day, I thought I’d post a few facts that you might not know about your favorite store. Costco was founded in Kirkland, Washington by James Sinegal and Jeffrey Brotman. They opened the first store […]

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Costco Canada Tops for Customer Satisfaction in New Survey

August 20th, 2013 · 3 Comments

As I reported last week, Costco gas is tops in North America.  And now there’s a survey that demonstrates that Costco Canada is tops in customers satisfaction too.  According to a phone survey conducted by Forum Research in Canada, Costco gets high marks for customer satisfaction when compared to retailers such as Target, Walmart, Sears, […]

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