February 12, 2015

Costco shoppers may soon have other options for payment. American Express says it is ending its 16-year-old exclusive relationship with Costco next year. 

February 9, 2015

Wegmans Food Markets, Costco, Publix and CVS are among the highest ranked companies in terms of corporate reputation, according to a new poll.

February 4, 2015

Costco’s same store sales flat-lined in January, disappointing many analysts who had expected a 1.2% increase.

January 15, 2015

Jet and Boxed are two online retailers taking aim at the warehouse club channel and drawing increased funding from venture capitalists who believe the channel is vulnerable. 

December 10, 2014

The holiday season started strong at Costco where U.S. same store sales advanced 7 percent during the company’s first quarter ended Nov. 23.

December 10, 2014

The holiday season started strong at Costco where U.S. same store sales advanced 7 percent during the company’s first quarter ended Nov. 23.

November 19, 2014

BJ's Wholesale Club has introduced a Mastercard program that ups the ante in the wholesale club credit card category. 

November 11, 2014

Former Costco executive Robert Craves died last week shortly after being diagnosed with cancer, The Seattle Times reported. He was 72.

November 11, 2014

Former Costco executive Robert Craves died last week shortly after being diagnosed with cancer, The Seattle Times reported. He was 72.

October 14, 2014

Costco has extended its product offering to shoppers in mainland China by establishing a storefront on the Tmall e-commerce platform operated by Alibaba Group.

October 14, 2014

Costco has extended its product offering to shoppers in mainland China by establishing a storefront on the Tmall e-commerce platform operated by Alibaba Group.

October 8, 2014

Costco reported a rise in sales and same-store sales for the fourth quarter.

October 8, 2014

Costco reported a rise in sales and same-store sales for the fourth quarter.

September 4, 2014

Costco said it plans to open nine new warehouse stores before the end of calendar year 2014, following a boost in net sales for August and the fourth quarter.

September 4, 2014

Costco said it plans to open nine new warehouse stores before the end of calendar year 2014, following a boost in net sales for August and the fourth quarter.

August 7, 2014

Costco saw a boost in net sales and same-store sales during the month of July.

August 7, 2014

Costco saw a boost in net sales and same-store sales during the month of July.

August 6, 2014

Discount grocer Aldi, Costco and Walmart were recognized as the nation’s low price grocery leaders in a recent study conducted by Market Force Information.

August 6, 2014

Discount grocer Aldi, Costco and Walmart were recognized as the nation’s low price grocery leaders in a recent study conducted by Market Force Information.

June 12, 2014

When it comes to powerful retail CEOs, the names Dave Dillon at Kroger, Frank Blake at Home Depot, Craig Jelinek at Costco and Doug McMillon at Walmart come to mind. But they’ve got nothing on Greg Penner.

June 12, 2014

When it comes to powerful retail CEOs, the names Dave Dillon at Kroger, Frank Blake at Home Depot, Craig Jelinek at Costco and Doug McMillon at Walmart come to mind. But they’ve got nothing on Greg Penner.

June 5, 2014

Warmer weather in May meant an uptick in store traffic for a few retailers, including Costco. But the wholesale retailer’s same-store sales for the month — which increased 6%, with a 6% rise in U.S. sales and a 4% increase in international sales — were better than analysts had expected and bolstered by higher fuel prices.

June 5, 2014

Warmer weather in May meant an uptick in store traffic for a few retailers, including Costco. But the wholesale retailer’s same-store sales for the month — which increased 6%, with a 6% rise in U.S. sales and a 4% increase in international sales — were better than analysts had expected and bolstered by higher fuel prices.

May 29, 2014

Solid sales growth at Costco during the second quarter and a 6% same store sales increase at U.S. clubs did not translate into strong profits for the warehouse club operator whose earnings fell shy of analysts’ estimates.