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5 Things You Should Probably Be Buying At Costco

Consumerist | Chris Morran | Posted 03.27.2015 | Business

This post was originally published on Consumerist: Costco members know they can often get a decent price on name-brand kitchen staples by shopping ...

Terminally Ill Costco Employee Breaks Down As Customers Surprise Him With Vacation

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.12.2015 | Good News

Customers in Danville, California, found a way to honor one of their favorite Costco employees. Arlie Smith has worked at the wholesale warehouse ...

5 Things You Should Never Buy At Costco

Today Money | Posted 03.06.2015 | Business

Buying in bulk seems like a great idea: Warehouse-type stores like Costco and Sam's Club promise more competitive prices than the average grocery stor...

Big Change At Costco

AP | Posted 03.02.2015 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Costco says it struck a deal for Citi to be the exclusive issuer of its co-branded credit cards, with Visa replacing American Expres...

Why You Should Consider Booking A Trip Through BJ's, Costco Or Sam's Club

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.20.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Offering deals on everything from cruises to rental cars, wholesale retail clubs are quickly becoming a one-stop shop for members' travel needs. So why should non-members care?

Costco Will Stop Accepting AmEx Cards Next Year

Reuters | Posted 02.13.2015 | Business

(Adds details, stock movement) Feb 12 (Reuters) - American Express Co said Costco Wholesale Corp would stop accepting its cards in th...

Bringing Balance To Our Oceans

John Hocevar | Posted 02.10.2015 | Green
John Hocevar

To give our oceans the best chance of remaining resilient, we need networks of protected areas in the places where the ocean is most alive - places like the Bering Sea canyons.

8 Reasons Why Costco Is The Coolest Effing Store Around

Jill Robbins | Posted 03.23.2015 | Fifty
Jill Robbins

I believe in Heaven and Hell. I know the Bible offers a description of both places but I kinda like to think Heaven is just a little bit like Costco. Because I really just love it that effing much. Here are eight reasons why.

10 Cheap Generic Brands That Are Exactly Like the Brand Name

GOBankingRates | Posted 02.18.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

Keep this in mind the next time you go shopping, and consider some of the following store products versus their competing name brands. You'll be surprised how well they measure up, and how much money you'll save.

How the U.S. Can Sustainably Become the World's Top Economy Again

Carl Gibson | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Carl Gibson

It may take a decade or two, but if the U.S. implemented these solutions tomorrow, we would be on track to re-take the top spot in the world's fastest-growing economies. And we could do it while preserving the Earth for future generations and treating working people with the dignity they deserve.

Read This Before You Buy Another Warehouse Club Membership

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.10.2014 | HuffPost Home

Around this time of year, it seems like an endless array of visiting family members and bad weather make us hit the ground running to our favorite bul...

Costco Had A Great Month In November Despite Staying Closed On Thanksgiving

AP/HuffPost | Posted 02.03.2015 | Business

"Our employees work especially hard during the holiday season, and we simply believe that they deserve the opportunity to spend Thanksgiving with their families," Paul Latham, a spokesman for Costco, told The Huffington Post.

Seattle Protects the Environment and Workers Too

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 01.20.2015 | Business
Carol Pierson Holding

Certainly, there is a strong economic argument to be made for treating employees better. Frederick F. Reichheld's 2001 study The Loyalty Effect proved that customers are loyal not so much to a store as to its employees.

13 Stores That Won't Open On Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business

"We just like the idea of celebrating one holiday at a time."

Costco Still Refuses To Ruin Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business

Unlike dozens of other retailers who kick off their Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Day, Costco will remain closed on the holiday, the retailer con...

Retailers, Bankers and Democrats Agree

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 12.20.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Income inequality is killing the economy. Retailers, bankers and Democrats agree on that. Really. It's only Republicans who continue to insist that income inequality is great.

19 Things You Never Knew You Could Get For Your Home At Costco

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 10.10.2014 | HuffPost Home

There are household treasures in Costco that go beyond flatscreen TVs.

Unlike Walmart, Costco Has No Plans To Cut Employee Health Benefits

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 10.08.2014 | Business

Unlike Walmart, Costco has no plans to trim health-care benefits for workers any time soon, according to one top executive. Richard Galanti, the c...

The 10 Best Companies To Work For If You Didn't Go To College

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.05.2014 | Business

If you graduated from high school but didn't go to college, Costco may be the best place to advance your career, according to a new survey from career...

Ends Up Costco Is Not Perfect

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2014 | Business

Sept 3 (Reuters) - Costco Wholesale Corp will pay a $335,000 fine and spend about $2 million over three years to fix refrigerant leaks and make othe...

9 People of Costco

Lisa R. Petty | Posted 10.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa R. Petty

Costco has an amazing selection of food, clothes, appliances, furniture and just enough walking stereotypes to keep things interesting. Here are just a few examples of folks I saw on my last trip to Costco.

Kim Bhasin

A Sort Of Creepy Reason To Love Costco

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business

Stores like Costco are beloved by loyal, sometimes rabid, fans. And this week, those fans found another reason to love their favorite bulk grocer -...

The Perks of Fame Revealed: A Second Piece of Costco Sample Sausage

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 09.02.2014 | Comedy
Jon Hotchkiss

You've been to Costco, right? You've seen the people who set up a stand and give away samples of meatballs or fish sticks or crab dip, right? You kn...

The LGBT Community's Top Brand Of 2014 Might Surprise You

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.23.2014 | Gay Voices

A major U.S. retail chain has nabbed the top spot when it comes to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community's best-perceived brands...

Here Are The Biggest Companies By Revenue In Each State

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business

What's the biggest corporation that calls your state home? A new map created by the telecommunications company Broadview Networks allows us to visu...