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Costco Archives

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….

Costco Korea starts selling online

The American membership-only warehouse club Costco Korea has opened an online shopping mall.

Costco closes in on France

US wholesale retailer Costco is getting closer to a French debut.

Shinsegae opens giant mall

Korea’s Shinsegae Group is about to open a massive shopping centre northwest of Seoul which it hopes will take the fight...

Boomtime for consumer health sector

Market research company Euromonitor International says the global consumer health industry is on a roll. According to re...

Costco impresses with China debut

US warehouse club retailer Costco has made an impressive debut in China, selling online through Alibaba. But in a detail...

Costco says ‘not yet’ to China

US warehouse club format retailer Costco says it mulling entering China – but the time is not right. Costco EVP an...