Costco Wholesale Corp

COST- P/E Ratio:36.7- Price:304.16- Market Cap.:$134.2b

Sector
Services
Industry Category
Retail
Industry Group
Discount, Variety Stores
Employees
143,000
Website
www.costco.com
Competitors
  1. Walmart Inc
  2. Target Corp
  3. Dollar General Corp.
  4. Dollar Tree Inc
  5. Burlington Stores Inc

Costco Wholesale Corp. operates membership warehouses based on the concept that offering members low prices on a limited selection of nationally branded and select private-label products in a wide range of merchandise categories.

It operates warehouses in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan and Australia and through majority-owned subsidiaries in Taiwan and Korea. The firm warehouses present exclusive product category selections to be found under a single roof, which include appliances, auto and tires, baby, kids and toys, clothing and handbags, computers and printers, electronics, food and gift baskets, funeral, furniture, gift cards, tickets & floral, hardware health & beauty, home & decor, jewelry & watches, office products, patio, outdoor & pets, sports & fitness, travel & luggage. It also provides ancillary and other services that include gas stations, pharmacy, food court, optical, one-hour photo, hearing aid and travel. The company was founded by James D. Sinegal and Jeffrey H. Brotman in 1983 and is headquartered in Issaquah, WA.


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