Guest Post: Oh what fun – Let’s visit Costco in Australia!

August 21st, 2014 · 3 Comments

[I’ve got another great Guest Post today.  Today it’s all about a recent Costco field trip in Australia.  Rick, today’s guest blogger, normally writes and blogs about technology, but has taken the time to write a great post sharing his experience of visiting a Costco in Australia.   He visited the same Sydney-area Costco location that I […]

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March 2013 Locations Update

April 4th, 2013 · 6 Comments

As promised, even if late by a week, the latest update about new Costco locations is here.  There’s a lot new this month and I hope I haven’t forgotten anything.  After taking a little holiday to Singapore, which we really enjoyed, I think Costco should consider opening a new location there.  It seems like a […]

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New Locations for Costco Australia in 2011

February 10th, 2011 · 3 Comments

For those of you that live in Australia and long for a nearby Costco location, maybe one of their two new warehouses will be closer to you than the Melbourne store.  The first Costco location opened in Melbourne in August 2009, and has done quite well, by most reports even better than Costco had anticipated. […]

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Costco Moving Forward with Second Location in Australia

April 16th, 2010 · No Comments

Despite objections from shopping center owners (they claim Costco will be anti-competitive), plans for the Sydney Costco are moving forward and have been approved.  The NSW State Government has approved a new $60 million Costco development in Auburn, in Sydney’s west.  Previously, Patrick Noone, the Australian managing director for Costco, had said that once planning […]

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In the News: New Locations

February 18th, 2008 · 19 Comments

Costco is looking to open stores in 3 Australian cities in 2009 – Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne. Current speculation is that the first to open will be in Melbourne’s Docklands project Waterfront City. Read more about Costco’s plans in Australia here: Costco Australian Debut Pushed Back First Costco Australia Site Identified Costco also have it’s […]

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