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'''Costco''' is an [[American]] membership "[[warehouse]]" type general merchandise chain that sells everything from canned [[ham]]s to home [[computer]]s. Most items are sold in [[bulk]]. It is the [[Retail#Global top ten retailers|second largest retailer in the United States and the third largest in the world]]. Costco is also the largest [[membership]] warehouse club [[chain]] in the [[United States]].<ref>{{cite web|url= http://www.stores.org/2012/Top-100-Retailers|title=2012 Top 100 Retailers|publisher=STORES.org}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url= http://www.stores.org/2011/Top-250-List 2011|title=Top 250 Global Retailers|publisher= STORES.org}}</ref>
 
'''Costco''' is an [[American]] membership "[[warehouse]]" type general merchandise chain that sells everything from canned [[ham]]s to home [[computer]]s. Most items are sold in [[bulk]]. It is the [[Retail#Global top ten retailers|second largest retailer in the United States and the third largest in the world]]. Costco is also the largest [[membership]] warehouse club [[chain]] in the [[United States]].<ref>{{cite web|url= http://www.stores.org/2012/Top-100-Retailers|title=2012 Top 100 Retailers|publisher=STORES.org}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url= http://www.stores.org/2011/Top-250-List 2011|title=Top 250 Global Retailers|publisher= STORES.org}}</ref>
  
Like its online competitor [[Amazon.com]], Costco is headquartered in [[Washington State]]. Costco's founder went to liberal [[public school values|public schools]] for all his formal education and it shows: [http://www.teapartycrusaders.com/u-s-politics/10-reasons-shouldnt-shop-costco 10 reasons why you shouldn’t shop at Costco]
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Like its online competitor [[Amazon.com]], Costco is headquartered in [[Washington State]]. Costco's founder went to liberal [[public school values|public schools]] for all his formal education.  
  
==See Also==
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==See also==
* '''[[Supply chain]]:''' [[Just in time|Just in Time]] distribution system and [[Transportation]]
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* '''Warehouse Stores:''': [[Wal-Mart]], [[Sam's Club]], and [[Amazon.com]]
* '''Warehouse Stores:''': [[Wal-Mart]], [[Sam's Club]], Costco and [[Amazon.com]]
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* '''[[Food distribution system]]:''' [[Transportation]] ([[truck]]s, [[ship]]s, [[railroad]], and [[airplane]]s), [[warehouse|warehousing]], and [[retail]] facilities which move [[food]] from the [[food production system]] to [[consumer]]s.
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* '''[[Infrastructure]]:''' [[Essay:Systems of support|Systems of support]]
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* '''[[Food production system]]:''' Modern industrial big [[Agriculture|Agri-business]] versus [[Permaculture]]
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==References==
 
==References==
 
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==External Links==
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==External links==
 
* [http://www.costco.com/ Costco Wholesale official website]
 
* [http://www.costco.com/ Costco Wholesale official website]
** [http://m.costco.com/ Costco Mobile]
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* [http://m.costco.com/ Costco Mobile]
 
* [http://www.costcoauto.com/ Costco Auto Buying Program website]
 
* [http://www.costcoauto.com/ Costco Auto Buying Program website]
 
* [http://www.costcotravel.com/ Costco Travel official website]
 
* [http://www.costcotravel.com/ Costco Travel official website]
 
* [http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/PriceCostco-Inc-Company-History.html PriceCostco Company History] FundingUniverse
 
* [http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/PriceCostco-Inc-Company-History.html PriceCostco Company History] FundingUniverse
 
* [http://www.secdatabase.com/CIK/909832/Company-Name/COSTCO-WHOLESALE-CORP-NEW Costco SEC Filings]
 
* [http://www.secdatabase.com/CIK/909832/Company-Name/COSTCO-WHOLESALE-CORP-NEW Costco SEC Filings]
* http://survivalblog.com/letter_re_one_year_food_supply_at_costco
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* [http://www.teapartycrusaders.com/u-s-politics/10-reasons-shouldnt-shop-costco 10 reasons why you shouldn’t shop at Costco]
* http://survivalblog.com/letter_re_costco_stores_as_a_s
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* http://survivalblog.com/glossary/#COSTCO
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Latest revision as of 06:58, 13 July 2016

Costco is an American membership "warehouse" type general merchandise chain that sells everything from canned hams to home computers. Most items are sold in bulk. It is the second largest retailer in the United States and the third largest in the world. Costco is also the largest membership warehouse club chain in the United States.[1][2]

Like its online competitor Amazon.com, Costco is headquartered in Washington State. Costco's founder went to liberal public schools for all his formal education.

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