Costco Wholesale Corp


  • Actually it seems like the price of everything is going up, "Franco, 30, said following a visit to a Kmart discount store on the outskirts of Chicago, with her two youngest children and a bag of groceries in the shopping cart. Retailers hoping for a lift to the year-end shopping season see promise in gas prices, which last week fell below $3.00 for the first time since...

  • Wal-Mart: Online rivals can’t sway Chinese moms Sunday, 9 Nov 2014 | 11:04 PM ET

    Wal-Mart doesn't expect its growth in China will be hampered by rivals' push into the mainland market via e-commerce.

  • Holidays to separate retail winners from losers Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 2:01 PM ET
    Shoppers browse sale merchandise at a Sears store in Peoria, Illinois.

    Welcome to holiday 2014, which is shaping up to be a season that separates the strong from the weak.

  • OSAKA, Nov 7- For the first time in its 92- year history, Japanese snacks maker Ezaki Glico is getting serious about growing overseas, aiming to fatten its Pocky biscuit into a $1 billion brand to rival global giants such as Hershey's and Oreo. "The hurdles are high, but if they succeed it would mean a huge boost to profits," said Tomonobu Tsunoyama, senior analyst at...

  • Midday movers: Kate Spade, Apple, Hospira & more Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • Costco may replace American Express in US: Report Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 11:17 AM ET
    A Costco store in Richmond, Calif., March 6, 2014.

    CostCo may be considering dropping American Express as the sole credit card accepted at its retail locations, according to one report.

  • Cramer: Republican victory adds up in the market Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 6:34 PM ET
    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) addresses supporters at his midterm election night victory rally in Louisville, Kentucky, November 4, 2014.

    Jim Cramer reviews the results of Tuesday's elections and what this means to the stock market. Could this be more money in consumer pockets?

  • Stock picks: 21 trades in 67 seconds Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 7:00 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    With the end of the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing in sight, the outlook for financial stocks appears bright, Karen Finerman says.

  • Sam's Club: Case of soda, health insurance to go Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 4:51 PM ET
    A Sam's Club store in Peoria, Illinois.

    Will Sam’s Club's health insurance exchange prompt small-business owners to offer insurance through the wholesaler, rather than opt for SHOP exchanges?

  • Google's big quarter: All about mobile, expansion Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    The Tech Bet examines how a new smartphone, a new operating system and a new shopping plan have impacted Google's earnings in the third quarter.

  • Google vs. Amazon: The delivery battle heats up Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    As it seeks to get a bigger slice of Americans' spending, Google just ramped up the delivery wars by expanding its same-day service.

  • Early movers: Costco, Lowe's, Domino's & more Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 8:11 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

    Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Costco to enter China through Alibaba's Tmall Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 7:25 AM ET

    Costco said it would open an online store in China using Alibaba's Tmall online marketplace, entering the booming ecommerce market.

  • UPDATE 1-Costco to enter China through Alibaba's Tmall Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    Oct 14- U.S. warehouse club operator Costco Wholesale Corp said it would open an online store in China using Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's fast-growing Tmall online marketplace, entering the country's booming ecommerce market to combat slowing sales at home. Costco said the online store would provide customers in mainland China with both branded products,...

  • Costco enters China through Alibaba's Tmall Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 5:45 AM ET

    Oct 14- Warehouse club operator Costco Wholesale Corp said it will make its China market debut through the opening of an online flagship store on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's Tmall Global Platform, a wing of Tmall.com. Costco's online store launch targets consumers in mainland China. Costco said it will continue to introduce new products and brands to Chinese...

  • King dollar question mark for earnings and stocks Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 6:44 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Even after Friday's jobs report fueled the market's rally, stocks could be in for more bumps, as the first trickle of earnings reports begin.

  • Stock market bulls look to earnings for salvation Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 5:00 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Oct. 10, 2014.

    Bulls are banking on a shift in focus next week to earnings, from the global economy, with major U.S. banks and technology companies reporting Q3 results.

  • American workers' hourly wages in the private sector rose just 2 percent over the past 12 months, in line with what has been seen over the past few years, and was roughly flat in September, a Labor Department report showed last week. It gets affected by things such as the ISIL threat and the Ebola threat and issues that make people worry, "said Hugh Johnson, chairman and...

  • Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks ended about 2 percent higher on Wednesday as markets extended gains on the FOMC minutes and recovered from Tuesday's selloff.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 8- U.S. stocks were little changed in a volatile Wednesday session, with the S&P 500 bouncing off a key technical level and traders eyeing the release of the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting. However, retailer Costco Wholesale Corp posted strong earnings, topping analysts' estimates for the first time in five quarters.