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7 groceries at Costco you’re likely overpaying for, expert says

Costco’s shoppers are familiar with the big box stores’ low prices, but one shopping expert warns there are some groceries that shoppers may be better off buying at a local supermarket. While $5 rotisserie chicken and $1.50 hot dogs are among the famed bargains offered by Costco, food writer Su-Jit Lin, who is a self-professed fan of the wholesale club, writes in an article for…

Costco CFO Richard Galanti to step down after nearly 4 decades as finance chief

Costco CFO Richard Galanti on Tuesday announced plans to step down after serving for nearly 40 years in the role. The retailer said Gary Millerchip, the former Kroger finance chief, will take over on March 15, when Galanti’s decades-long tenure as CFO is expected to end. Galanti has long been a fixture – particularly on quarterly earnings calls – for Costco shareholders. He has often…

Costco costumer uses price tag misprint to send a political message, goes viral

A Canadian Costco customer used a misprinted price tag for chicken drumsticks to send a political message on social media, and the video has gone viral. “This is for anyone thinking of moving to Canada,” Cass Szabo started the fifteen-second TikTok clip. “Our food prices are outrageous.” She then showcased two packages of chicken drumsticks in the refrigerated section, with one marked $202.18, and another…

Ohio man complaining about rising food prices eats Costco hot dogs for entire week: ‘Best $43 I’ve ever spent’

An Ohio resident, while complaining about the rising costs of food in the past few years, explained that he took upon himself a challenge to eat discounted meals from Costco for an entire week. The total? About $45.  Joey Kinsley from Cleveland ate hot dogs and soda from the wholesale giant, spending about $1.50 per meal – which included 1 hot dog and a soda…

Polarizing Costco shoppers’ habit deemed ‘annoying’ by workers sparks online debate

A recent social media post has Costco customers and employees divided on best practices when it comes to checking out. A Reddit user posed the question, sparking a debate over whether it is preferabble for shoppers to place their membership cards in the dividers between checkout orders so that store employees can scan them. “Anyone else put their card in the divider? Do cashiers prefer…

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