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Costco China already planning more stores

Within days of opening its first warehouse store, Costco China is already talking about its plans to expand the new network.

Costco China opens first store in Shanghai

US warehouse retailer Costco opened its first store in China today, against a background of a worrying trade war between the US and China and at a time the local economy is showing signs of slowing.

Costco China to launch in August

US-headquartered warehouse-club retailer Costco Wholesale will open its first physical store in Mainland China in August.

Costco Japan to launch online store

Costco Japan says it plans to launch an online store next year.

Costco China planning first store

Costco China plans to open its first store next year as Lotte and Tesco scale back because of market barriers and low sales.

Trump tariff plan draws backlash from US retailers

Failing US president Donald Trump is facing widespread backlash from US retailers and brands over his intention to trigger a trade war with China and other nations.

Tiffany copies could cost Costco $19 million in damages

Costco could be up for a $19.3 million damages payout after a court ruled it was selling Tiffany copies.

Record warehouse club sales tipped for 2017

Warehouse club store sales are tipped to reach a record US$191 billion this year.

Korean singles driving retail reform

The rapidly rising ranks of Korean singles is driving huge changes in the country’s retail industry.

Amazon named the world’s most valuable retail brand

The world’s most valuable retail brands are revealed in a study by Brand Finance.

Costco US to raise membership fees as profit falls

Costco US will raise its membership fees for the first time since 2011.

US$1 billion in first five minutes of 11.11

Alibaba’s Singles Day started with the first record set just five minutes in – and they’ve been tumbling since….

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