Costco's Payout To Investors Pays Off In The Second QuarterCostco'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 Strikes Credit Card Deal With Citi, VisaCostco 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.
Seattleites Can Now Have Groceries Delivered In 1-2 Hours With InstacartSan Francisco's delivery service, Instacart, is opening up shop (so to speak) in Seattle Thursday
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
Costco Declines Donation Requests, Dumps 1 Million Jars Of Peanut ButterNearly 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.
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.
Another Possible Booze Price Hike LoomsBooze 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.
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.
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.
Costco's Key Revenue Figure Tops Analysts ExpectationsIssaquah 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.
Target to Phase Out Pork from Cramped Sow Pens Target is joining more than 30 food companies that have agreed to eliminate the cages, including retailers like Kirkland, WA based Costco and Kroger and producers including Smithfield, Hormel and Cargill.
Costco's 4Q Results Top Wall Street ExpectationsShoppers continue to head to Costco in search of deals, helping the wholesale club operator's fiscal fourth-quarter net income and revenue climb. Its performance beat Wall Street's expectations, and its shares rose 4 percent in morning trading.