November 3, 2016

Costco reported a jump in comps of 2% and a boost in net sales of 4% to $9.11 billion for the month of October.

October 27, 2016

Costco is rolling out its second annual event designed to give moms an extra hour to shop.

October 19, 2016

With just weeks to go before its annual Industry Issues Summit conference — one of the most highly-anticipated, must-attend events on the drug store industry calendar — Drug Store News has announced another top-tier roster of some of the most talented and creative retail executives in the business for the annual thought-leadership/networking event.

October 12, 2016

The University of Washington is teaming up with Costco, UPS, Nordstrom and other stakeholders on a new project that aims to improve the way consumers receive their online purchases.

October 6, 2016

Costco’s same-store sales for September rose 1%, compared to a 2% increase in August.

September 27, 2016

New research from Cowen & Co. indicates that more U.S. households are joining Amazon's Prime program and canceling their Costco and Sam's Club memberships.

September 1, 2016

Costco reported a 2% increase in same store sales for August and net sales of $8.9 billion.

September 1, 2016

Instacart, the grocery-ordering app, is getting creative about picking, packing and delivering food on-demand. According to TechCrunch, the company’s people and technology show that the San Francisco startup has changed grocery stores for good. (TechCrunch)

August 4, 2016

Costco's comparable-store sales for the month of July declined 2%, with a 3% decrease in U.S. a 3% rise in Canada and other decreases internationally.

August 2, 2016

More vitamins, minerals and supplements were sold online so far in 2016 than have been sold through a Walmart store, TABS Analytics reported earlier this year.

July 7, 2016

Same store sales were flat at Costco in June, and net sales increased 3% June to $11.33 billion.

June 7, 2016

In a new study released exclusively to Adweek, Boston-based consultancy C Space homed in on consumer loyalty among the big retail players, attempting to flesh out some insights about what makes shoppers come back. (Adweek

June 3, 2016

Costco’s comparable sales for the month rose 1% in the U.S., dropped 1% in Canada and dropped 3% internationally, essentially leveling out total company comps for the month posting a 0% change over last year.

May 26, 2016

The company’s U.S. comparable store sales for the quarter saw a 0% increase and a 2% increase for the first 36 weeks of the year.

May 5, 2016

Excluding the negative impacts from gasoline prices deflation and foreign exchange, Costco's U.S. store base realized a 2% gain in same-stores sales in that four-week period and Costco's Canadian operation realized a 7% gain.

April 11, 2016

Lebhar-Friedman launches Go Health Events website that connects consumers to retailer-hosted health events.

April 7, 2016

For the 31 weeks ended April 3, Costco reported sales of $68.96 billion, which marks a gain of 3% over its $67.59 billion in sales during the same span of time last year.

March 30, 2016

In a history-making move that would have a direct impact on the retail industry and food service sector, the state of California has moved closer to raising the statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022.

March 27, 2016

As part of its annual Industry Issues Conference in December, Drug Store News hosted the Chronic Care and Retail Health Roundtable, expanding the program for the first time in its 15 year-existence beyond the diabetes management. 

March 21, 2016

TheStreet is reporting that for years, Costco has been quietly reducing the number of its stores selling tobacco.

March 16, 2016

DSN hosted its 17th annual Industry Issues Summit in December, bringing together a leading panel of executives for an in-depth discussion into how retailers and suppliers can drive more productive partnerships, unlock category growth and ultimately forge more meaningful connections between consumers and their brands.

March 11, 2016

In December, DSN hosted its 17th annual Industry Issues Summit. A record crowd of some 300 supplier and retailer executives were on hand to see seven top merchants from leading chains and special guest moderator Dan Mack, managing director, Elevation Forum, discuss how retailers and suppliers could build better, higher-trusting partnerships, based on authenticity and creating deeper value. What follows is the complete transcript from the December 3rd event.

March 8, 2016

As part of its annual Industry Issues Conference in December, Drug Store News assembled a first-class panel of retail pharmacy and supplier executives for an exclusive, in-depth discussion on emerging best practices for improving care among patients with chronic conditions.

March 4, 2016

The company said its total revenues for the period ended Feb. 14, which included the holidays, increased 2.6% to $28.2 billion.