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.

11/09/2011 - 1:57pm

The Washington state government's cap on quaffable spirits popped open Wednesday as voters there passed a ballot initiative to allow private retailers to sell liquor, according to published reports.

11/07/2011 - 11:57am

A new report by social media software maker Conversocial examined the customer service offerings of the 10 most loved and most hated retailers in the United States, and how these retailers are meeting the challenge of delivering great social media experiences for their customers.

11/03/2011 - 10:57am

Costco reported net sales of $7.01 billion for the four weeks ended Oct. 30, an increase of 11% from $6.3 billion during the similar four-week period last year.