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Costco: American multinational chain of membership-only stores
Costco Wholesale Corporation, doing business as Costco, is an American multinational corporation which operates a chain of membership-only warehouse clubs. As of 2015, Costco was the second largest retailer in the world after Walmart, and as of 2016, Costco was the world's largest retailer of choice and prime beef, organic foods, rotisserie chicken, and wine. As of 2019, Costco is ranked #14 on the Fortune 500 rankings of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.


Why Is A Costco Worker Being Praised? [Video]

Why Is A Costco Worker Being Praised?

Social distancing and wearing a face mask have become a norm in the age of CoronaVirus. However, there are still some Americans who refuse to protect themselves and others. Business Insider reports..

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As U.S. meat supplies dwindle, exports to China soar [Video]

As U.S. meat supplies dwindle, exports to China soar

U.S. President Donald Trump ordered meat processing plants to stay open to protect the nation's food supply even as workers got sick and died. Yet the plants have increasingly been exporting to China..

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Costco Sales Drop Amid "Stay-At-Home" Orders [Video]

Costco Sales Drop Amid "Stay-At-Home" Orders

Business Insider is reporting that Costco saw a decline in its monthly sales for the first time in years. On Wednesday, the company said that sales during April were "negatively impacted" by COVID-19...

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Costco Limits How Much Meat Customers Can Purchase [Video]

Costco Limits How Much Meat Customers Can Purchase

The retailer implemented the new measures on Monday due to meat processing plants having less product because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Michigan Forcing Super Stores To Stop Selling "Nonessential" Items [Video]

Michigan Forcing Super Stores To Stop Selling "Nonessential" Items

Super Stores in Michigan will soon be forced to stop selling "nonessential" items. Stores effected are large stores such as Walmart, Costco, and Target. They will be forced to close areas dedicated to..

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Big Box Stores Banned From Selling Certain Items [Video]

Big Box Stores Banned From Selling Certain Items

According to Business Insider, some big box retailers and grocery chains in the US are being told they can no longer sell non-essential items. This includes stores like Walmart, Costco, and Target in..

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Costco to require all customers to wear face masks, return to regular hours starting Monday

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Costco to limit how many people per membership can enter clubs due to COVID-19 starting Friday

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Costco senior hours: Costco Wholesale Clubs add third weekly senior hour due to coronavirus demand

Costco Wholesale Club has expanded special senior hours and will temporarily open early Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus rescue package, senior shopping hours, Grand Princess: 5 things to know Tuesday

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Costco adds twice-weekly senior hour, beginning this week, to help meet coronavirus shopping demands

Costco Wholesale Club is starting a twice-weekly senior shopping hour amid the coronavirus. The hour will be from 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
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Trader Joe's and Walgreens add senior shopping hours

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Coronavirus rationing: Target, Walmart limit purchases of hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, toilet paper

Target and Walmart are joining Costco, Kroger and Publix in limiting COVID-19 shoppers by rationing toilet paper, disinfectants, sanitizer and more.
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Coronavirus panic spreads: Costco is banning free samples over COVID-19

In the latest casualty of the spreading coronavirus, Costco has suspended free samples out of safety concerns.
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No square to spare in Australia as stores cap toilet paper 'panic buying' over coronavirus

Australia's biggest grocery chain Woolworths Group Ltd and the local arm of Costco Wholesale Corp put limits on purchases of toilet paper amid "panic buying" by shoppers concerned the coronavirus would..
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Coronavirus fears spark 'panic buying' of toilet paper, water, hand sanitizer. Here's why we all need to calm down

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Costco membership required? To make a food court purchase you may soon need to be a member

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U.S. pressure on Iran to continue despite lifting sanctions on China's COSCO unit, official says

A decision by the United States to lift sanctions on one of two units of the Chinese tanker company COSCO was not a sign that the Trump administration was letting up on its "maximum pressure" against..
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14 cult-favorite products from Costco that are worth every penny

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Last-minute holiday shopping? Here's when Best Buy, Walmart, Costco are open Christmas Eve

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The best sales happening on Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019

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Target, Kohl's, BJ's Wholesale Club, Old Navy among first to announce Black Friday plans

More Black Friday ads are starting to roll in. Kohl's, Target, BJ's Wholesale Club, Costco, Office Depot, Sears and Kmart have unveiled their ads.
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No charges for off-duty cop who killed mentally ill man in Costco

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No criminal charges against LA cop who shot unarmed man, parents in Costco: Grand jury

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Costco shooting victim's family speaks out amid LAPD investigation

Authorities say Kenneth French, 32, attacked an off-duty Los Angeles police officer inside a Southern California Costcto warehouse store Friday night
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'Is this another mass shooting?' Panic at Corona, Calif., Costco as off-duty cop kills man

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Shooting at Costco: Off-duty LAPD officer fired fatal shot after man hit him

The officer shot a man who had attacked him while he was holding his child, the Corona Police Department said. Two of the man's relatives were wounded.
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1 dead in Southern California Costco shooting

One person was killed Friday night at a Southern California Costco when an off-duty police officer opened fire after an argument. Shoppers ran for their lives. Carter Evans reports.
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Shooting inside a California Costco kills 1, injures 2

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1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at Costco in California

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