Latest News
News Feature image

Costco has acquired Innovel Solutions, a leading provider of third-party end-to-end logistics solutions, in a deal valued at $1bn.

More News
We review Costco’s second quarter performance, as it continues to set the pace among global retailers. Comparable club sales up 7.9% Costco’s net sales increased by 10.5% to $38.3bn in Q2, with comparable club sales up 7.9%, excluding fuel and currency impacts. The retailer saw strong growth across its global operations, with comparable sales up 8.1% in the US, 6.8% in Canada and 7.1% in ot...
Costco Australia is launching online shopping and delivery later this month, but it will be available to members only. Making shopping more convenient Costco members will need to register for an online account to use the new online shopping service. Shipping costs will be included in online prices. Overall prices, however, will be slightly higher than shopping in the warehouses. Costco also...
Costco in Australia has recorded sales of over AU$2bn for the first time. Growth of over 18% The retailer's Australian revenue was recorded as AU$2.159bn for the 52 weeks to September 2019, up 18.5% from AU$1.822bn in 2018. Its operations in Australia continue to perform well, with growth accelerating against the 14% growth recorded in its 2018 financial year. Costco now has 11 store tradin...

Presentations

01/03/2020
An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Costco.
17/12/2019
This guide to USA explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.
11/09/2019
Costco opened its first store in China on 27 August 2019, we assess how the retailer has approached market entry and how it is looking to win in Asia’s largest grocery market.
15/07/2019
Costco is celebrating its 20th anniversary in Japan this year. We visit Costco’s flagship warehouse in Kawasaki to pick out some of the key highlights that underpin its continued success.
View all presentations

Key presentations

We look at Costco's growth prospects through to 2023, with its sales forecast to exceed $200bn, and its plans for further international expansion.

This in-depth guide to the USA explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Costco.

Access key indicators for over 400 retailers and grocery market sizes for over 180 countries.

Get the latest industry news and insights straight to your inbox with our range of newsletters.

If you have a specific business challenge or training requirement we can put together something just for you.

We've grouped all the latest North American retail news, store visits, retailer profiles and downloadable presentations together in one place.