Costco is a membership-based warehouse retailer that offers customers low prices on wholesale goods. In addition to a wide selection of merchandise, Costco also offers a number of specialty departments for gas, photo development, vision and hearing aids.
Some popular products at Costco include berries, almonds, olive oil, beer, soda, soy milk, frozen meals, rotisserie chicken, organic chicken broth, fresh seafood, paper products, ink and toner cartridges, kitchen appliances, and glass storage dishes. Costco sells products in bulk so prices are consi
Costco is open from 10:00 AM to 8:30 PM Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM on Saturday, and 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Sunday. Costco is closed on most major holidays.
The name "Costco" doesn't stand for anything, though for several years a rumor has been spread online that says it stands for "China Off Shore Trading Company." That rumor has been debunked several times.
Costco warehouses are not only located across the United States, but also around the globe. A majority of the 50 states and the District of Columbia boast at least one Costco location; outside America, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Spain, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Taiwan all hav
Costco store hours are found by using the store locator on its website, Costco.com, as of 2015. Many stores are open 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Costco allows members to join on its website or in one of its locations. A picture ID is required for standard memberships. Business memberships require proof of business ownership or incorporation.
To find job postings for Costco, go to Costco.com, scroll to the bottom of the home page, and then click the Jobs link located under the About Us category. The new window displays a list of available employment opportunities at Costco and the application process.
Shoppers can view Costco's weekly ad by clicking the link to warehouse coupon offers at the top-right of Costco's website. However, to actually use any of the deals, a shopper must be a Costco member and present the coupon to the sales clerk at the store.
Costco warehouses are open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Costco website lists the hours for its business centers as well as the holidays during which its warehouses are closed.