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Another Costco bonus for members: discount cars

Jun 11, 2015
Costco earns most of its revenue from member fees for helping members find bargains.

Why would credit cards want Costco?

Feb 16, 2015
AmEx is out of the picture, but partnering with Costco is still alluring

Smart and Final goes public

Sep 24, 2014
The company wants to grab a piece of a business that's getting more competitive.

Do the right thing: Don't work on Thanksgiving

Nov 15, 2013
Costco, Nordstrom and BJ's Wholesale Club will stay closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Companies release dividends ahead of fiscal cliff

Dec 3, 2012
Fiscal cliff tax questions are why many companies are shoveling money out the door before year's end in the form of special dividends to shareholders.

Costco offers home mortgages

Nov 14, 2012
Costco hopes getting a mortgage through the big box retailer will bring more customers into the store for the things they'll need to furnish those homes.

Retailers report disappointing June sales data

Jul 5, 2012
Amidst glimpses of positive economic indicators, dismal consumer confidence continues as retail sales figures are down for chain stores in June.

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Are wholesale clubs worth the membership price?

Apr 25, 2012
More than 120 million Americans are members at wholesale clubs like Costco, Sam's Club and BJ's -- and they're each potentially saving thousands of dollars a year at the register.

Big-box superstores as bellwether indicators

Dec 8, 2011
Major retailers like Costco and Walmart often act as indicators of the overall economy, because they can reveal trends for what -- and if -- people are buying.

MIDDAY UPDATE: Tunisian protests, Urban goat farming, Costco samples

Jan 17, 2011
Protests continue today in the Tunisian capitol, Tunis. Troops fired water cannons and tear gas at demonstrators during the second month of unrest....