A national survey and peer review program from The Values Institute has anointed Amazon as America’s most trustworthy brand.
Costco posted strong comp sales in August, both in the U.S. and international markets, and its e-commerce operation also continued to grow.
Costco Wholesale Corporation has elected Hamilton E. (Tony) James as the chairman of the board of directors.
Costco has teamed up with MyRegistry.com to offer registry services for engaged couples and expectant parents as well as other universal gift registries.
Jeff Brotman, 75, co-founder and chairman of the board for Costco Wholesale Corporation, died on Tuesday, August 1.
The July 17 issue of HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® features the 18th annual Impact Merchants special report. Housewares suppliers, representing the categories that HomeWorld covers, once again were asked to nominate buyers and merchandisers believed to have made a significant impact during the past year.
For the fiscal month of June, the five weeks ended July 2, Costco Wholesale Corp. posted net sales of $12.17 billion, up 7% from the period last year.
Costco Wholesale and Fred’s Inc. each reported comparable store sales growth in May.
Strong U.S. comparable store sales coupled with higher membership fees were key factors in driving revenue in Costco’s fiscal year third quarter.