Entries from December 2009

Sol Price, Price Club Founder

December 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Sol Price, the man that started it all with Price Club, passed away Monday at age 93. Without Mr. Price, there would have been no Costco, so I thought it only right to take a moment here to talk about his extraordinary influence on the retail market space. Over 30 years ago, in 1976, Mr. […]

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Tags: General · In the News

Costco Has Big Plans to Expand in Coming Years

December 15th, 2009 · 11 Comments

In the recent conference call at the end of their 2010 Q1, Costco’s CFO Richard Galanti talked about Costco’s big plans for expansion in 2010 and beyond. So, all of you that have been posting about getting a new Costco in your area might just be in luck in coming years. Currently, Costco operates 566 […]

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Tags: In the News

This Week at Costco – December 6, 2009

December 12th, 2009 · 9 Comments

It seems like forever since I’ve done my Saturday morning round-up of Costco buys.  Sorry for that!  But I do have some great things to write about this week, including the yummy panko crusted shrimp from the coupon book.  And we got a terrific buy on a sport coat for Dave from a roadshow event.  […]

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Tags: Clothing · Coupons · Food

Have a Coke and a Smile at Costco

December 11th, 2009 · 9 Comments

Well, for all of you Coke lovers that shop at Costco, the long month without Coca-Cola products on the shelves is over.  It was announced yesterday that Coca-Cola products will be returning to Costco store shelves on Monday.  The pricing dispute that led Costco to halt orders of  Coca-Cola’s soft drinks has been resolved. “Effective […]

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Tags: Food · In the News

It’s Vegas, Baby…at Costco

December 10th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Maybe you’ve been wondering what to get your favorite gambler for the holidays, or you’ve been wanting to surprise someone special with a trip to Las Vegas.  Or, maybe you’re looking for a way to soundly ring in the New Year.  Well, you can completely take care of all those things by buying a Vegas.com […]

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Tags: Holidays · services · Travel

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