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Costco Is A Well Known And Well Liked Wholesale Corporation

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Costco is a well-known and well liked wholesale corporation. The company stands by their mission statement that reads as follows “Costco’s mission is to continually provide our members with quality goods and services at the lowest possible prices. In order to achieve our mission we will conduct our business with the following Code of Ethics in mind: Obey the law, take care of our members, take care of our employees, and respect our vendors. If we do these four things throughout our organization, then we will realize our ultimate goal, which is to reward our shareholders.” Costco’s first store location was opened in 1976, under the name Price Club. It started out as a small business. In 1983, they made the change to the warehouse club they are today where they opened their first warehouse location in Seattle. As of November 20th of this year, Costco has 697 warehouses worldwide (Costco company profile). Costco 's warehouses are made up of product category selections. Categories include anything from groceries and candy to appliances and technology, they even carry toys, apparel, and sporting goods. “Costco is known for carrying top quality national and regional brands, with 100% satisfaction guaranteed, at prices consistently below traditional wholesale or retail outlets” (Costco company profile). Members can also shop Costco’s own brand Kirkland Signature products that are known to be as good or better than similar products from name brands. Costco also has gas stations at
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