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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...

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...

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.

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...

Black Friday: The Perpetual Pursuit of Happiness

Kanene Holder | Posted 01.28.2014 | Impact
Kanene Holder

Thus when we purchase new clothes, shoes, televisions, couches, they are clean, look good and make you feel good, but we do we ever see or feel the blood, sweat, tears and fears of the workers assembling and packaging our presents?

Costco: Or Why I Might Be on a Terrorist Watch List

Alena Dillon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Alena Dillon

Costco exhausts me. You know how the elderly have to distribute their obligations across an entire week (laundry on Tuesday, drugstore on Thursday, etc.) because everything is so damn tiring? That's how I am with Costco. I walk into that warehouse and I'm done for the day.

Customer Service Meets Social Media

Michele Masterfano | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business
Michele Masterfano

Customer service has been on my mind lately. Bad customer service, that is. I recently cancelled a local newspaper, asking for a refund of the remai...

Fiscal Cliff Panic Now In Bulk

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business

Costco will spend $3 billion to pay a special dividend of $7 per share next month ahead of higher tax rates that may kick in come January. Many compa...

The Faithful Shopper: Giving Thanks

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.16.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

After Hurricane Sandy, the retail industry quickly began assisting those who have had their homes and lives damaged. Some are boutiques that regularly give to charity and made special donations; others are larger corporations donating more than $1 million.

Breaking Down Costco's 'Fine Art' Department

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 10.15.2012 | Arts

Costco does not usually bring about thoughts of aesthetic refinement. However, the mothership of all wholesale stores has returned to the fine art mar...

Alice Hines

Jim Sinegal Explains Why Democrats Love Costco

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 09.06.2012 | Business

Costco, the Seattle-based warehouse store, has always been a bit unconventional. In its 29-year history, the big box retailer has sold paper towels al...

Now You Can Get A Mortgage At Costco

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.26.2012 | Money

Costco wants to be your one-stop shop for everything you need in life, from groceries and cell phones to diamond rings and mortgages. That's right:...

John Celock

Washington State Voters To Vote On Privatizing Liquor Sales

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

Washington State voters are being asked to consider privatizing the state's alcohol sales system during Tuesday's election. A year after a similar ...

Aurora Organic Dairy, Several National Chains, Face Lawsuit

AP | CHRISTOPHER LEONARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ST. LOUIS — Dairy consumers who sued several national chains and the largest U.S. provider of store-brand organic milk claiming they falsely lab...

Bush Breaks Silence, Nation Wonders Why

Bill Matthews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bill Matthews

(ERIE, PA) Former President George W. Bush has been little heard from since leaving office, but the ex-Commander in Chief decided Wednesday it was tim...

The Cheap Gourmet

Mitch Ceasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mitch Ceasar

In these tough economic times, when the going gets tough, the tough go sampling.

Costco Profit Rises 31 Percent As Shoppers Stock Up On Food

Bloomberg | Lauren Coleman-Lochner, Thomas Mulier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Costco Wholesale Corp., the largest U.S. warehouse-club chain, said second-quarter profit rose 31 percent as shoppers stocked up on food to make fewer...

Costco Starts A Barroom Brawl

BusinessWeek | Nanette Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

One of the perceived social ills inspiring Prohibition was the owning of bars by brewers. To the Anti-Saloon League and like-minded groups, this arran...