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TV Tonight: The Costco Craze

I don't often watch CNBC business documentaries, but I was instantly drawn to tonight's The Costco Craze: Inside the Warehouse Giant, which was both a fascinating education about the big-box store and a sobering education about myse...
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Costco's Unorthodox Strategy To Survive The Big Box Apocalypse

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Money Game (2 years ago)

Big box stores are dying. JCPenney, Sears, Best Buy, and more are shuttering stores and recasting their strategies. “They were hit by a perfect storm of competition from the Internet and supermarkets,” Steve Brazier, CEO of market r... Read Post

This Formula Made Costco The Anti-Walmart

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (2 years ago)

Big-box warehouse store Costco is often compared with Walmart's Sam's Club. Both stores are places where people go to buy in bulk and save money. But while Walmart employees are striking for higher wages and healthcare, Costco has a... Read Post

Warranted Outrage

United States / Atlanta : Suburban Wino (3 years ago)

Recently, CNBC ran a special about Costco (The Costco Craze: Inside the Warehouse Giant), the now-ubiquitous chain that is virtually cornering the big-box retail world.As part of the special, Costco's wine buyer, Annette Alvarez-Pet... Read Post


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