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.
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.
San Francisco’s delivery service, Instacart, is opening up shop (so to speak) in Seattle Thursday
Costco said Thursday that its sales at stores open at least a year climbed 5 percent in April, beating Wall Street’s estimate
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.
Lawmakers introduced on Wednesday a measure that would gradually lower liquor sales taxes from 20.5 percent to 6.5 percent over eight years.
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.
Costco Wholesale Corp.’s revenue from established stores rose 4 percent last month, a performance that fell short of Wall Street estimates.
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.
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.