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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 07.04.2014 | 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...

This Call May Be Monitored for Quality Control

Michael Drew | Posted 06.05.2014 | Business
Michael Drew

Funny how everyone talks about how important workers are to companies, but no one seems to do anything about it.

Clear Evidence That Costco And Walmart Live In Totally Different Worlds

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.29.2014 | Business

Apparently the weather is nicer at Costco than it is at Walmart. Costco on Thursday reported a $473 million profit for its fiscal first quarter, w...

Costco Employees Happier With Pay Than Many In Silicon Valley

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business

In case you needed another reason to love Costco, here's something to consider: The bulk retailer ranks better than the world's most profitable tech c...

When It's Not Safe to Feed or Treat the Animals

Ken White | Posted 05.12.2014 | San Francisco
Ken White

This relates to two emails I recently received about products made and sold for our pets' well-being but which are proving to be anything but good for...

Why Costco Is Crushing Sam's Club

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.16.2014 | Business

Sam’s Club, the Walmart-owned purveyor of bulk toilet paper and ketchup, had a terrible last few months, the company announced Thursday. Meanwhile i...

The Best Food And Drink Bargains At Costco

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.28.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Something almost ethereal happens when you walk into a Costco.

A Revolution in Retail: Treat Workers Well to Boost Profits

Eleanor LeCain | Posted 04.22.2014 | Business
Eleanor LeCain

Treating workers well can increase profits, says Dr. Zeynep Ton, professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Dr. Ton's important new book, The Go...

America Deserves a Raise

Thomas E. Perez | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics
Thomas E. Perez

Increasing the minimum wage is part of the president's vision of opportunity for all, a fair chance to get ahead if you're willing to work hard. It will help families and it will help businesses. It's the right thing to do and the smart thing to do.

Obama On Minimum Wage: Give America A Raise

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LANHAM, Md. (AP) — President Barack Obama says it's time to give Americans a raise. Obama is at a Costco warehouse in ...

Why Costco?

Peter Dreier | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Peter Dreier

On Wednesday, on the heels of his landmark State of the Union speech about income inequality, President Barack Obama will be touring a Costco store in Lanham, Maryland. Why Costco and not Walmart, which is a much bigger and better-known discount retailer?

Obama To Visit Costco

AP | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A steel plant and a Costco store are among the places President Barack Obama plans to visit on a four-state tour after the State o...

Walmart Day Parade. Anyone?

Richard Zombeck | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Richard Zombeck

We're finally having a discussion about income inequality and the enormous disparity in wealth in this country. Is it really a surprise to anyone that Walmart is the go-to example of what's wrong in this country?

Bonding With a Box Store

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 03.23.2014 | Women
Bonni Brodnick

The person serving mini-tacos samples showed complete politesse when I circled back for the fifth time.

Proof Killing Thanksgiving Wasn't Even Worth It

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business

By Phil Wahba NEW YORK, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Many large U.S. retailers slashed their earnings forecasts on Thursday becau...

What Really Matters

Robin Hardman | Posted 03.02.2014 | Business
Robin Hardman

How we treat people matters. No one should be paid too little to live on. No one should risk losing everything, living in misery or dying unnecessarily because of a lack of affordable medical treatment.

Letter to Google: Why G+ Gets an F-

J.D. Rothman | Posted 02.10.2014 | Technology
J.D. Rothman

Dear Google, Until recently, I adored everything about you. In fact, I was one of your first fans. So it is with the utmost respect that I ask, that when it comes to Google Plus... what were you thinking?

14 Things To Love About Costco

Epicurious | Posted 02.03.2014 | Taste
Epicurious

All the things we love about the Seattle-based members-only warehouse club.

Dana Oliver

11 Things You Never Knew You Could Find At Costco

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Oliver | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

I signed up for a Costco membership solely to purchase those velvety, space-saving hangers. (A box of 35 costs only $9.99!) I had no intention of weav...

The Pope, the Jew, and the CEO

Rev. G. Jude Geiger | Posted 02.02.2014 | Religion
Rev. G. Jude Geiger

The ethical teachings of Jesus long and clearly have been understood to support the poor and struggling in the world over those with means -- who remain hard of heart.

Thanks vs. Commerce -- The War Rages On

Valerie Alexander | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Valerie Alexander

I love Thanksgiving. It is my favorite holiday of the year, and not just for the food, but for the meaning. I love that I live in a country that at one time decided that we needed to designate a day to appreciate the bounty of our harvests, the kindness of our neighbors, and the riches we receive from the land and each other.

14 Stores That Refuse To Ruin Your Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 11.22.2013 | Business

Not all retailers are following the likes of Walmart, Target and Kmart this year and kicking off Black Friday sales right in the middle of your Thanks...