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Topic - Costco
, Costco is the largest retailer of fine wine in the world. - Source: Wikipedia
Costco faces fresh ridicule after a Los Angeles Times columnist caught another Southern California location selling Ron Burgundy's book, a memoir by the fictional "Anchorman" character played by Will Ferrell, in the non-fiction section, just weeks after the wholesaler made headlines for labeling Bibles as fiction.
A pastor in Simi Valley, Calif. was both shocked and disturbed when he found out that his local Costco labels Bibles as fiction.
Gas prices at the pump are falling markedly all around the country, and the Washington area could soon join the growing number of states where the average price of gas is less than $3 a gallon, a level not seen in two years.
“Red 2” is the best-acted movie of the summer.
The living-wage bill was approved by the D.C. Council and the New York City Council ("D.C. Council approves bill imposing 'living wage' requirement on Wal-Mart," Web, July 10). This would mean an increase in wages and benefits to Wal-Mart employees.
This week, the Large Retailer Accountability Act is expected to land on the desk of D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray, and he would prove himself to be a savvy and gutsy politician if he vetoes the measure.
Is history repeating itself?
Some 30 cases of hepatitis A reported in five states have been linked to frozen mixed berries purchased from Costco.
Costco in Sterling, Va., erupted in chaos Wednesday, as a sheriff deputy called to investigate the strange behavior of a woman handing out pizza samples ended up shooting and killing her.
Imagine a deeply indebted household paying two companies to cut the same lawn, a shopper going to Costco and not buying bulk or a failing company paying billions to study itself.
What do Starbucks, Nordstrom, Southwest Airlines, Amazon.com, UPS, Whole Foods Market and Costco have in common? They all practice "conscious capitalism."
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that textbooks and other goods made and sold abroad can be re-sold online and in discount stores without violating U.S. copyright law. The outcome was a huge relief to eBay, Costco and other businesses that trade in products made outside the U.S.
Americans cut back on spending in February as cold weather and economic challenges chilled their appetite for spring merchandise.
Roku is plugging headphones and several other new features into its latest set-top box for streaming Internet video to TVs, a move that amplifies its effort to upstage Apple's better-selling player.
The nation's post-election leftward lurch is gaining momentum. Six states, including New York and California, are agitating for a boost in the minimum wage. Sen. Tom Harkin, Iowa Democrat, wants the federal government to set a nationwide wage floor that will automatically rise each year.