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A customer packs groceries into his car outside of a Costco store. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Costco’s Payout To Investors Pays Off In The Second Quarter

Costco’s second-quarter profit easily topped Wall Street estimates thanks in part to a tax bump from the payout of a special dividend last month.

03/05/2015

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Costco Strikes Credit Card Deal With Citi, Visa

Costco says it struck a deal for Citi to be the exclusive issuer of its co-branded credit cards, with Visa replacing American Express as the card network.

03/02/2015

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Seattleites Can Now Have Groceries Delivered In 1-2 Hours With Instacart

San Francisco’s delivery service, Instacart, is opening up shop (so to speak) in Seattle Thursday

CBS Seattle–05/08/2014

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Costco’s April Sales Beat Wall Street Expectations

Costco said Thursday that its sales at stores open at least a year climbed 5 percent in April, beating Wall Street’s estimate

CBS Seattle–05/08/2014

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Costco Declines Donation Requests, Dumps 1 Million Jars Of Peanut Butter

Nearly a million jars of peanut butter are being dumped at a New Mexico landfill to expedite the sale of a bankrupt peanut-processing plant that was at the heart of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall.

03/28/2014

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Bill Would Gradually Lower Liquor Taxes

Lawmakers introduced on Wednesday a measure that would gradually lower liquor sales taxes from 20.5 percent to 6.5 percent over eight years.

CBS Seattle–02/26/2014

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Another Possible Booze Price Hike Looms

Booze prices at bars and restaurants in Washington may go up this year as multiple interests fight over rules following the voter-approved privatization of the state’s liquor system.

CBS Seattle–02/24/2014

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Key Costco July Revenue Metric Rises 4 Percent

Costco Wholesale Corp.’s revenue from established stores rose 4 percent last month, a performance that fell short of Wall Street estimates.

08/08/2013

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Corporations Just Beginning To Tally Sandy’s Costs

Seattle-based Nordstrom and Issaquah-based Costco expect their November sales to suffer as a result of Superstorm Sandy, one of the most expensive storms in U.S. history.

11/05/2012

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Costco’s Key Revenue Figure Tops Analysts Expectations

Issaquah based Costco’s revenue at stores open at least a year rose 7 percent in October. Costco Wholesale Corp. said Thursday that the metric climbed 7 percent in the U.S. and 9 percent abroad.

11/01/2012

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