United States of America (US)

OpenCorporation rating: 21.99 on 100

Ranking 2021: 489 on 586 companies

Primary and secondary NACE classification:
• Other retail sale in non-specialised stores (4719)
• Other retail sale in non-specialised stores (4719)

Company description

This company operates a chain of membership-only warehouse clubs. It was incorporated in 1993 and has its registered head office strategically located in Issaquah, Washington, United States of America. The company offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. The company provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio products; meat, bakery, deli, and produces; and apparel and small appliances. It also operates gas stations, pharmacies, optical dispensing centers, food courts, and hearing-aid centers; and engages in the travel business. In addition, the company provides gold star individual and business membership services. It operates approximately 762 membership warehouses, including 527 warehouses in the United States, 100 in Canada, 39 in Mexico, 28 in the United Kingdom, 26 in Japan, 15 in Korea, 13 in Taiwan, 10 in Australia, two in Spain, one in Iceland, and one in France. Further, the company sells its products through online.

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Latest news about costco wholesale corp

23 February 2021 - 14:13

Case: Disability Discrimination/Failure to Accommodate (D. Minn.)

A former receiving manager at Costco Wholesale Corporation in Minnesota with fibromyalgia, depression, and anxiety may proceed with her claim that Costco didn’t properly accommodate her disabilities, a federal district court said. Rose v. Costco Wholesale Corp., 2021 BL 61503, D. Minn., Civ. No. 20-746 (PAM/ECW), 2/22/21

19 March 2020 - 12:00

More Costco Employees Have Tested Positive For The Coronavirus Days After A Coworker Died From The Disease

At least two more Costco corporate employees have tested positive for the novel strain of the coronavirus since one of their colleagues died Sunday after contracting it, according to internal corporate communications obtained by BuzzFeed News. Another worker at a warehouse in Michigan also has COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus.

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