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Costco in Australia has recorded sales of over AU$2bn for the first time.

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Costco’ new financial year saw a continuation of the strong results of the last year. We review its performance and how new ecommerce initiatives and its launch in China have contributed to its growth. Comparable club sales up 5.0% Costco’s Q1 net sales increased 5.6% to $36.2bn, with comparable club sales up 5.0%. Canada led the way with comparable club sales up 5.1%. Comparable ecommerce ...
Last year, Costco Japan announced plans to launch an online store . We are now beginning to see the wholesaler make progress. Costco online shopping coming soon In preparation of launching its online shopping platform, Costco Japan has revamped its corporate website . The wholesaler has introduced a new AI ChatBot system and is advising shoppers to prepare by registering online to creat...
We review Costco’s fourth quarter performance and the drivers behind its strong performance. Costco: the key numbers Costco’s fourth quarter total revenue increased by 7.0% to $47.5 bn Over the period, comparable store sales, excluding currency and fuel impacts, increased by 5.1% Net income increased 5.2% in the quarter to $1.1 bn For the full year, total revenue increased by 7....

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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.
01/12/2019
An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Costco.
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.
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We look at Costco's growth prospects through to 2023, with its sales forecast to exceed $200bn, and its plans for further international expansion.

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

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