May 7, 2012

Club retailer Costco Wholesale is looking to grow its online retail presence, according to published reports.

January 4, 2012

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

December 5, 2011

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.


October 25, 2011

Costco Wholesale's donations to a Washington state voter initiative that would legalize liquor sales by private retailers have broken state records, according to published reports.

September 29, 2011

Costco Wholesale is calling on the farms that grow cantaloupes and the companies that ship them to be more vigilant in preventing contamination amid one of the deadliest outbreaks of foodborne disease in recent history, according to published reports.

September 6, 2011

While news media fret over what effect Steve Jobs' departure from Apple will have on that company, it's clear that Jim Sinegal is leaving Costco Wholesale in capable hands as he prepares to step down as CEO and hand leadership over to president and COO Craig Jelinek.

June 2, 2011

Costco Wholesale and BJ’s Wholesale reported strong sales growth and produced impressive comps even without the benefit of fuel sales.

May 31, 2011

Costco Wholesale EVP, CFO and director Richard Galanti told investors during the company’s third quarter 2011 earnings call last week that average prices in pharmacy probably would decline due to the introduction of generic versions of branded drugs.

April 25, 2011

Many analysts have voiced concern that despite numerous indications of a slow, but healthy, economic recovery in the United States, growth in the number of jobs has lagged, even as it has exceeded economists’ expectations.


But another indicator that the economy is picking up speed is U.S. sales growth at Costco Wholesale, the members-only mass merchandiser based in Issaquah, Wash. For fiscal 2010, sales at the company’s 424 U.S. stores — which the company officially calls warehouses — were $59.6 billion, compared with $56.5 billion in 2009.


March 29, 2011

Costco Wholesale CEO Jim Sinegal has made the Barron’s magazine list of the top 30 CEOs.

February 1, 2011

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Vic Curtis has come a long way since he began working for Costco Wholesale in 1991 as a pharmacy manager. 


Recently, he was promoted to SVP pharmacy and has seen action in prescription and OTC merchandising, pharmacy operations, mail-order and Internet-based pharmacy, and pharmacy benefit management services, as part of Costco’s team led by Charlie Burnett, the “dean” of Costco’s pharmacy/health and beauty business.

November 4, 2010

A brand of cheese sold at Costco stores has been linked to E. coli infections...

August 31, 2010

The charitable arm of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores received contributions from several...