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12 mind-blowing facts about Costco’s business

Costco has attracted a cult following among shoppers since it first opened its doors in 1983. But the retailer didn’t build up that reputation overnight. Costco is a massive global operation, with locations, employees, and members all over the world. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Costco is commonly […]
12 mind-blowing facts about Costco’s business
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8 hidden perks you can get if you’re a Costco member

A Costco membership’s primary benefit is access to the warehouse chain’s stores. Business Insider reached out to 49 Costco employees to get their insight on some of Costco’s more subtle perks. From Kirkland products to discounted vacations, here are a few surprising deals you can snag at Costco. Visit Business […]
8 hidden perks you can get if you’re a Costco member
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6 times a Costco membership isn’t worth it

Costco has plenty of excellent deals, but in some cases, the cost of a membership just isn’t worth it. If you’re shopping for perishable items, for example, or if you have limited space in your home, a Costco membership might not be a good idea. Here are some instances when […]
6 times a Costco membership isn’t worth it
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9 times it’s better to shop at Costco than Amazon, according to experts

Costco is known as one of the few retailers to successfully stave off the threat of Amazon, despite reportedly lagging behind from an e-commerce perspective. The warehouse club recently beat out Amazon in a survey about customer satisfaction released by the American Consumer Satisfaction Index. With this in mind, we […]
9 times it’s better to shop at Costco than Amazon, according to experts
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The wildest returns people have tried to make at Costco, according to employees

Costco has a particularly generous returns policy. It’s not unheard of for members to get away with returning gross or old items, although consistent fraud could prompt the company to terminate a person’s membership. Costco employees say that members occasionally take advantage of the policy to a ridiculous degree. Costco […]
The wildest returns people have tried to make at Costco, according to employees
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5 super-expensive Costco wines that are worth it, according to the experts

Costco stocks some pretty expensive wines in its warehouses. Business Insider spoke with Costco Wine Blog founder Andrew Cullen and reviewer Erin Reyes about the best splurges in the warehouse. They picked out a few individual selections and praised Costco’s Kirkland Signature wines. Looking to get fancy in the Costco […]
5 super-expensive Costco wines that are worth it, according to the experts