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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Omega Loses Copyright Case Against Costco

February 18th, 2015 · 5 Comments

After more than a decade, it looks like this case might finally be at an end.  But since it has been dragging on this long, I’m not sure I’d bet on that.  So, this case started way back in 2004 when Costco started selling Omega’s Seamaster watch, but not as an authorized dealer because they had […]

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Costco US Ends Relationship with American Express

February 12th, 2015 · 55 Comments

As I reported in December 2014, Costco US had begun looking for bids from others to provide their co-branded credit card and after the change in Canada, it didn’t really look too promising for American Express.  But today they’ve made it official, Costco US and American Express are parting ways at the end of their […]

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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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