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How Costco Became the Anti-Walmart

Both Costco and Walmart 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 among the happiest employees in the business, and also offers the occasional brand name.

What Keith Richards and Costco's CEO Share

Reading Keith Richard's much-praised autobiography "Life," and at the same time thinking about corporate leadership, the author came to a startling conclusion. Richards the retirement-shunning rocker and Costco CEO and founder Jim Singeal have an essential trait in common. Authenticity: the drive that can't be faked.

Mancession Offers Insight Into Male Shopping Trends

Men have endured slightly higher unemployment rates than women, and as a result, they've been taking on more of the household shopping. The trend hasn't boded well for stores: On average, men spend less than women on each trip.

Can Swatch Stop Costco from Selling Omega Watches?

By buying Omega watches from an overseas distributor, Costco has been able to sell them at well below the suggested retail price. Can Swatch use its copyright to stop Costco? The U.S. Supreme Court's decision could have broad implications for the so-called "gray" market.

Costco Comparable Sales Rose 7% in August

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) reported a 7% increase in sales at stores open at least one year in August, boosted by higher gasoline prices and stronger foreign currencies. A survey of analysts by Thomson Reuters forecast an increase of 4.2%

Secrets of shopping at a warehouse

Check it! I was on Good Morning America recently talking to reporter Becky Worley about the secret ways you can save money while shopping at Costco,...

Want Coke? Not at Costco

Costco wholesale clubs won't be selling Coca-Cola products any longer. The chain is reportedly dropping the brand due to a dispute over pricing....

All signs point to a jobless recovery

The job situation just refuses to right itself. New jobless claims didn't fall as much as expected last week, and the number of people receiving...