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Entries from August 2009

This Week at Costco – August 23, 2009

August 29th, 2009 · 10 Comments

This was a good week because we were able to use several of the coupons and there were lots of new products that we saw too.  It seemed busier than it has been lately too and I don’t know if that was because of the new coupon book or because there were people there stocking […]


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Tags: Coupons · Electronics · Food · Games & Toys · Travel

‘My Top 5 Costco Items’ Contest Winners

August 28th, 2009 · 10 Comments

This morning we selected the winners for the ‘My Top 5 Costco Items’ contest, the first AddictedToCostco.com contest ever. Again, I just want to say thanks to everyone that was willing to share their top 5 Costco items with the readers of my blog, and the contest sponsor. If you’re curious, the process used to […]


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Tags: Contests

My Top 5 Costco Items Contest

August 27th, 2009 · No Comments

I want to thank everyone that made my first contest such a huge success!  I never expected to get so many responses, but I had hoped!  There were a lot of great responses and it made me get some ideas for new things to try.  What really amazes me, and should make Costco quite proud, […]


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Tags: Contests · Electronics · Food · Household Items

This Week at Costco – August 16, 2009

August 22nd, 2009 · 8 Comments

I must admit that I delayed my Costco trip until Tuesday this week, partly because we were working on our bathroom remodel project (will it ever be done?), and partly because I thought we might as well wait for the coupons to be valid.  I finally got some OxiClean with the coupon discount! By the […]


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Tags: Clothing · Coupons · Electronics · Food · Household Items

How Costco Got It’s First Billion

August 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment

I found this great interview with Jim Sinegal, Costco CEO, at CNN Money.  In the video he talks all about how Costco came to be and how they were able to amazingly grow to $1 Billion in just three years.  Basically, they started out in 1983 trying to clone the Price Club concept in the […]


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Tags: General · In the News