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Yesterday | TheBlaze.com

Why Does This Retail Chain Use a Special Code on Its Price Tags?

If you're like most consumers, the difference between 99 cents and 97 cents is the difference between a sale and an item left on the shelf.

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Related Topix: Retail, Blog News, US Politics, US News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Celtic media and Costco petition Baton Rouge to join city limits

Authorities said a man broke into the home of his estranged wife, killing her and their 12-year-old son, early Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Retail, Holden, LA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Costco Wholesale Director Unloads $450,320 in Stock

Costco Wholesale Director James D. Sinegal unloaded 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, April 15th.

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Related Topix: Retail

Reuters

Your Money-Learn the secret codes to shopping success

As superstore pricing mysteries go, it's not the equivalent of "The Da Vinci Code," but there's still something deliciously elusive about the so-called "Costco Code" that has set the tongues of shopping mavens wagging for the past several months.

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Related Topix: Retail, Redding, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Costco Ownership Analysis: Buy, Sell, Or Neutral?

In this article, we will look at three types of non-retail stock owners, and what positions they have taken on Costco Wholesale Corporation .

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Related Topix: Retail, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance

Seeking Alpha

Is Costco The Strongest Large U.S. Retailer?

If it weren't for gas-price deflation and foreign exchange rate fluctuations, the company's foreign comparable-store sales would have expanded 7%.

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Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Target

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Recalls this week: children's pajamas, tool chests

Children's pajamas that fail to meet flammability standards are among this week's recalled consumer products.

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Related Topix: Retail, Product Recalls

Sys-Con Media

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Costco Wholesale, L Brands, Gap, Zumiez and Buckle

Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets.

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Related Topix: Retail, Limited Brands, Apparel, Financial Markets, Weather, Buckle

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Motley Fool

Costco Wholesale Looks Like a Buy

By now it's well understood that the unusually harsh winter weather over the past six months took its toll.

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Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Miami Herald

Recalls this week: children's pajamas, tool chests

Children's pajamas that fail to meet flammability standards are among this week's recalled consumer products.

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Related Topix: Retail, Product Recalls

Financial News & Daily Record

Project that would bring Costco gets bumped up

After weeks of fine tuning, a list of projects that could be funded by extending the 6-cent gas tax another 20 years is just about complete.

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Related Topix: Retail, Clay County, FL

Kansas City InfoZine

Whalen Recalls Stainless Steel Tool Chests, Sold at Costco

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Whalen for a free repair kit that includes a protective cover for the flange.

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Related Topix: Retail

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Seeking Alpha

March Same-Store Sales Expected To Rise 2.2%, Hit By Weather, Late Easter

The unusually brutal winter dragged on through March for retailers. A late April Easter also failed to boost holiday sales in the previous month.

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Related Topix: Weather, Retail, Apparel, Buckle

Value Line

Stock Market Today: April 10, 2014

Stocks to Watch from The Survey - There is some earnings news out today, as drug store operator Rite Aid , discount retailer Family Dollar , and home goods seller Bed Bath & Beyond have all released February-period financials.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Retail, Rite Aid, Beyond Corp, Consulting, Zumiez, Apparel

Reuters

Costco March same-store sales beat estimates

Costco Wholesale Corp said March same-store sales increased 5 percent, helped by an extra day in the period and a shift in the timing of Easter.

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Related Topix: Retail, BJs Wholesale Club

Market Wire

Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports March Sales Results

This year's five-week period included 35 days of sales compared to 34 last year, reflecting the timing of Easter.

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Related Topix: Retail

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

Cold Weather Seen Chilling Retail Sales

Retailers likely saw lackluster March sales gains as a late Easter combined with persistent cold weather in many parts of the U.S. dampened spring selling.

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Related Topix: Weather, Retail

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Seven ways warehouse clubs make you spend more money

Shopper pushes a cart outside Costco Wholesale in Danvers, Mass. Wholesale clubs are good at getting shoppers to spend more than they intended, but there are ways to curb your spending.

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Related Topix: Retail, Danvers, MA, Marketing

Seeking Alpha

Which Of These Retail Giants Has The Best Dividend: Wal-Mart, Target, Or Costco?

All three companies have shown commitment to returning capital to shareholders by increasing their dividends every year for at least 10 years.

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Related Topix: Retail, Target, Wal Mart Stores

Business Journal

Best local retail brands? Amazon, Nordstrom and Costco

Of the nation's top 15 retail brands, Amazon was also the fastest growing, with a brand value of $23.6 billion, which is up 27 percent from last year, according to a new report from branding company Interbrand.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Nordstrom, Retail, Apparel

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