May 15, 2015

Costco is trying to increase its membership base in Canada with an innovative social media campaign.

May 8, 2015

Costco reported a lift in U.S. same-store sales during the month of April.

May 7, 2015

With more than $225 billion in pharmacy sales and more than 67,000 stores, the 2015 PoweRx list represents more than 80% of the total retail pharmacy business.

May 7, 2015

The product at such retailers as Whole Foods, Kroger, HEB, and Fresh & Easy, among others.

April 22, 2015

With its treasure-hunt style shopping and broad array of brand and private-label products at attractive prices, Costco has successfully carved out a unique business model that resonates with its 76 million cardholders.

April 9, 2015

Hampered by a calendar shift, Costco reported that comps were down during the month of March.

March 24, 2015

With average ratings of 67%, supermarket chains earned the highest level of trust in the 2015 Temkin Trust Ratings.

March 5, 2015

Costco sees a lift in second-quarter sales and net income benefits from a tax benefit.

March 2, 2015

Following its fallout with American Express, Costco reaches agreements with Citi and Visa.

February 25, 2015

In a sign that retailer efforts to enhance customer service may be working, few consumers report having a bad experience with a retailer in the past six months.

February 4, 2015

Costco posted a sales gain for the month of January.

January 29, 2015

In December, DSN hosted its 14th annual Diabetes Roundtable, this time expanding the discussion to include other chronic conditions and community pharmacy’s role in driving prevention and improved health outcomes for patients.

January 8, 2015

Costco posted net sales of $12.12 billion for the month of December, an increase of 5% from $11.53 billion in the year-ago period.

December 10, 2014

Costco reported a boost in first-quarter sales and net income.

December 4, 2014

Costco reported net sales of $9.43 billion for the month of November, a 7% increase from $8.79 billion during the similar period last year.

December 1, 2014

Drug Store News will be tweeting key messages from retail pharmacy industry heavyweights.

November 11, 2014

Robert Craves, a founding officer of Costco, died last week shortly after being diagnosed with cancer, The Seattle Times reported. 

November 7, 2014

Kantar Retail’s recent analysis of Amazon Prime Pantry confirms that its merchandising approach, unique business model and pricing strategy have little in common with clubs.

November 6, 2014

Costco on Thursday reported net sales of $8.7 billion for the month of October, the four weeks ended Nov. 2, representing an increase of 7% as compared to the similar period last year.

 

November 5, 2014

Both Walgreens and Amazon.com advanced in the 2014 Kantar Retail PowerRanking Survey released Tuesday. Walgreens climbed from the No. 10 spot to No. 9 and Amazon.com went from No. 8 to No. 5.

October 8, 2014

Costco announced on Wednesday a rise in sales and same-store sales for the fourth quarter.

September 15, 2014

The 16th annual Drug Store News Industry Issues Summit on Dec. 2 is shaping up to be a must-attend event. In addition to the newly named CVS Health and the Walgreens Boots Alliance, participating retailers will include Ahold, Cardinal Health, Costco, Family Dollar, Good Neighbor Pharmacy, Rite Aid, Sam’s Club, Shopko, Target, Thrifty White and Winn-Dixie.

September 5, 2014

True Nopal announced that its line of True Nopal Cactus Water will be available in the Los Angeles region and Hawaii Costco locations beginning in September. 

September 4, 2014

Costco reported on Thursday a boost in net sales for August and the fourth quarter.