Costco raises minimum wage to $16
Thank you for visiting.
John
Latest posts by John (see all)

Costco raises its minimum wage above rivals like Amazon, Target and Best Buy

Costco has around 180,000 US employees, and 90% of them work hourly. It will hike its minimum wage to $16 beginning next week…

Read more on CNN.com

‘I will continue happily shopping there forever’: Costco customers react to retailer’s new $16 minimum wage

Some 180,000 U.S.-based Costco employees will begin earning a minimum of $16 an hour starting next week, the membership warehouse retailer’s CEO announced Thursday

Read more on marketwatch.com

Costco drops Chaokoh coconut milk over allegations of forced monkey labor
Thank you for visiting.
John
Latest posts by John (see all)

The alleged use of forced monkey labor has led Costco to stop selling Thai-made coconut products.

Read more at New York Post (the page contains disturbing video).

Costco In News – October 2020
Thank you for visiting.
John
Latest posts by John (see all)
Costco In News – September 2020
Thank you for visiting.
John
Latest posts by John (see all)
Merrillville, Indiana, November 2018

Costco could lose $11M after Thanksgiving site crash
Thank you for visiting.
John
Latest posts by John (see all)

Costco could face nearly $11 million in losses after its website malfunctioned on Thanksgiving, according to data analyzed by retail website Love the Sales.

Read more at foxbusiness.com

How Kirkland Signature powers Costco’s success
Thank you for visiting.
John
Latest posts by John (see all)

Last year, it raked in nearly $40 billion, an 11% increase from 2017. That’s more than JCPenney and Macy’s combined. Kirkland’s sales also beat out Campbell Soup, Kellogg, and Hershey put together.

Kirkland, which Costco sells for at least 20% cheaper than national brands at its warehouses, helps the club keep prices low even on the products it doesn’t make.

Read more at CNN Business (Warning – this page plays video automatically, lower the volume before click.)

https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/10/business/costco-kirkland-signature-brand/