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Profile: Costco Wholesale Corp (COST.OQ)

COST.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco), incorporated on May 12, 1987, is engaged in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States (U.S.) and Puerto Rico, Canada, United Kingdom (U.K.), Mexico, Japan, Australia, Spain, and through majority-owned subsidiaries in Taiwan and Korea. As of August 31, 2014, the Company operated 663 membership warehouses. The Company’s average warehouse is approximately 144,000 square feet. The Company’s warehouses generally operate on a seven-day, 69-hour week. The Company’s product categories include Food, Sundries, Hardlines, Fresh Food, Softlines, Ancillary and Other.

The Company’s online business provides products, which include services, such as photo processing, pharmacy, travel, business delivery, and membership services. Net sales for online business were approximately 3% of consolidated net sales.

The Company competes with Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Target, Kohl’s Amazon.com, Lowe’s, Home Depot, Office Depot, PetSmart, Staples, Kroger, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, CVS, Walgreens, and Best Buy.

Company Address

Costco Wholesale Corp

999 Lake Dr
ISSAQUAH   WA   98027-8990
P: +1425.3138100

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