03/16/2012 - 12:27pm

The Ethisphere Institute's sixth annual selection of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" included several of the nation's top retailers.

02/29/2012 - 12:13pm

Costco is off to a good start in 2012, with high increases in second-quarter sales and earnings.

02/21/2012 - 1:58pm

While Walmart maintained the No. 1 position on Interbrand's "U.S. Most Valuable Retail Brands" list for 2012, several other retailers are moving up the ranks.

01/05/2012 - 1:45pm

Net sales for Costco rose 9% in December to nearly $10.1 billion, the company announced Thursday.

01/04/2012 - 3:35pm

Investment research firm Morningstar has named the outgoing CEO of Costco Wholesale as its 2011 CEO of the Year, the company said Wednesday.

12/13/2011 - 2:05pm

Costco Wholesale Corp. reported sales of $21.18 billion and profits of $320 million during first quarter 2012, according to an earnings statement.

12/07/2011 - 12:57pm

The state government of Washington is set to bow out of the liquor business on June 1 thanks to a ballot initiative that passed last month, but two labor unions are hoping to stop it, according to published reports.

12/05/2011 - 9:41am

Bootlegging, debauching and murdering its way through the second season, HBO’s Prohibition-themed series “Boardwalk Empire” has dramatized an era alien to its viewers but whose vestiges have remained in much of the country.


12/01/2011 - 10:42am

The nation’s leading warehouse club operator maintained its momentum in November by posting a 6% increase in same-store sales at U.S. clubs, excluding the beneficial effect of higher year-over-year gas prices.