Costco Worker Gets New Kidney from Friend

January 15th, 2015 · 1 Comment

There’s been a lot of things going on in the world lately that point out how horrible people can be to each other, so I thought I should try to share some news that demonstrates how wonderful people can be instead. A few months ago, Vance Westerberg, a Costco worker in Portland, Oregon (4849 NE […]

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Couple Wed in Frozen Food Section at Costco

January 6th, 2015 · 1 Comment

You really can pick up everything at Costco, even a new spouse apparently.  I thought this was such a fun Costco story, I wanted to share it with everyone here.  It’s the perfect good news for the start of the new year. About a year ago Robert and Meredith met while shopping in the frozen […]

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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 · 16 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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