Club retailer Costco Wholesale is looking to grow its online retail presence, according to published reports.
A study conducted by Brodeur Partners has unveiled the most relevant retailers in the United States.
Sales for the month of March increased 10% for Costco to $9.13 billion, the wholesaler reported Thursday.
The Ethisphere Institute's sixth annual selection of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" included several of the nation's top retailers.
Costco is off to a good start in 2012, with high increases in second-quarter sales and earnings.
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.
Net sales for Costco rose 9% in December to nearly $10.1 billion, the company announced Thursday.
Investment research firm Morningstar has named the outgoing CEO of Costco Wholesale as its 2011 CEO of the Year, the company said Wednesday.
Costco Wholesale Corp. reported sales of $21.18 billion and profits of $320 million during first quarter 2012, according to an earnings statement.
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.