September 2, 2014

Beginning this week, Texas A&M University will partner with collegiate apparel supplier, Knights Apparel, to launch the Costco Back-to-College Tailgate Roadshow featuring Aggie Gameday apparel.

August 7, 2014

Costco reported on Thursday a boost in net sales and same-store sales during the month of July.

July 10, 2014

Costco reported on Thursday a 10% boost in June sales as same-store sales climbed 6%.

January 9, 2014

Costco Wholesale Corp.'s sales increased by 6% in the month of December and the first few days of January compared with December 2012, the club retailer said.

October 9, 2013

Costco Wholesale had sales of $31.8 billion in fourth quarter 2013 and $102.9 billion in fiscal year 2013, the club retailer said Wednesday.

April 11, 2013

Club retailer Costco Wholesale announced sales grew by 7% in March compared with March 2012, the company said.

March 15, 2013

Costco Wholesale will expand its Issaquah, Wash., headquarters, according to published reports.

March 6, 2013

Costco Wholesale is throwing its support behind a bill introduced in Congress to raise the federal minimum wage.

February 15, 2013

Jewelry maker Tiffany & Co. is suing Costco Wholesale, alleging that the club retailer falsely marketed diamond engagement rings as coming from the New York-based jeweler, according to published reports.

October 9, 2012

"MIA" usually stands for "missing in action," but according to published reports, some consumers south of the U.S. border take it to stand for something that Americans may consider cause for celebration.

September 7, 2012

President Barack Obama's re-election bid got a dose of support from the cofounder of one of the country's largest retailers, according to published reports.

January 25, 2012

CinSulin, based in Issaquah, Wash., is in the process of launching a cinnamon water extract to help maintain healthy blood-glucose levels for patients with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes.

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.


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.

May 25, 2011

Sales at mass-merchandise retailer Costco rose by 16% in third quarter 2011, according to an earnings statement released Wednesday.

May 5, 2011

Sales during the month of April edged up for wholesalers Costco and BJ's Wholesale Club, the companies reported Thursday.

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.


October 10, 2010

In the 2008 movie “Sex in the City,” there’s a scene in which the character...