"Costco" Essays and Research Papers

1 - 10 of 500

Costco

Costco is a retail warehouse wholesale club that offers a wide variety of quality brand-name merchandise. The founders James Sinegal and Jeffrey Brotman opened the first warehouse in Seattle, Washington in 1983. Keeping costs down and passing the savings on to the members has been their operating philosophy. (Costco, n.d.) Today there are more than 600 warehouses worldwide with sales exceeding $64 billion. (Costco, n.d.) With a yearly membership fee ranging from $35.00 to $100.00, this provides...

Premium BJ's Wholesale Club, Costco, Warehouse club 800  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Costco

Warehouse Clubs: Costco Wholesale vs. Sam’s Club vs. BJ’s Wholesale Provide an overview of the company and/or industry and add any pertinent information relevant to the case (5 points) The overall competitive forces working on the Warehouse Club industry are fairly average. The highest pressure in the industry comes from industry rivalry and the availability of substitutes. Buyer bargaining power, supplier bargaining power, and threat of entry are relatively weak. Costco controls about...

Premium Costco, Warehouse club, Kmart 617  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Costco

Name Professor Corse Date Retailer: Costco Introduction Costco Wholesale Corporation began operations in Seattle, Washington in September of 1983. The firm operates an international chain of membership warehouse that carry quality, brand name merchandise at considerably lower prices compared to conventional wholesale or retail stores (Costco Wholesale 2013). James Sinegal, current CEO and President of the firm, and Jeffrey Brotman, Chairman of the Board of Directors founded the company. The company...

Premium Warehouse club, Retailing, Sam's Club 1299  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

costco

1.What is the company name and contact information: physical and/or mailing address(es), web site address, phone number(s). Costco Wholesale Corp 999 Lake Dr. Issaquah, Washington 98027 United States www.costco.com 1-425-3138100 2.In what type of business is this company involved? Costco is a members-only warehouse club retailer that provides low prices on a limited selection of nationally branded and selected private-label products. 3.Identify one of the company’s industry NAICS codes...

Premium Bibliography, Sam's Club, Costco 794  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

COSTCO

learned that a strategy is only as good as it appeals to its target market. Costco’s have clearly identified who their customers are and designed its strategy to keep those customers coming back for generations. Jim Sinegal, cofounder and CEO of Costco Wholesale, while his methods may be unorthodox, his business strategy is certainly working. He is not only interested in taking care of his customers but also his employees. With his methods of interacting with his employees, he has proven that a...

Premium Strategic management, Warehouse club, Sam's Club 1157  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

 Costco

store) :賣場以倉庫堆棧方式陳列商品 ,購買者必須自備購物袋。 (四)現金交易店(cash & carry) :現金來搬大批貨品(cash & carry)的倉庫型商店 ,必須以現金完成交易。 (五)專門量販店:專賣水果、南北貨、傢俱、3C(資訊、通訊、家電)、汽車百貨、家電用品等之零售商 。 七、台灣量販店發展史 (一)1989年:萬客隆及家樂福的成立。 (二)1990 年:由遠百企業經營愛買量販店。 (三)1997 年:大潤發量販店、好市多 (Costco) (四)2000 年:進入台灣的特易購(Tesco)。 八、量販店現況 (一)自2000年後市場飽和、經濟成長衰退: (二)退出台灣:萬客隆 (三)西進中國:家樂福、大潤發 (四)與外資合作 :家樂福、大潤發 、愛買 貳、.台灣四大量販店現況 一、家樂福 (一)公司類型:公開上市 (二)發展概況 :「家家快樂又幸福」 1、家樂福成立於1959年,是歐洲最大的量販業集團 2、1963年第一家店於法國開幕,家樂福集團也是量販店業態的首創者 ...

Premium Warehouse club, Sam's Club, Costco 252  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Costco

business model unlike most other retail shops, Costco is an exclusive membership warehouse club that strives to offer members the best prices and a variety of superior quality products. The first Costco warehouse was opened in 1983 in Seattle and has rapidly expanded worldwide over the span of two decades, with hundreds of outlets internationally in Mexico, Canda, Asia, Australia and the United Kingdom (Costco Wholesale 2014). The average Costco customer is found to be a college graduate earning...

Premium Costco, Coca-Cola, BJ's Wholesale Club 975  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

COstco

Executive Summary This research will further explore the unique decisions top management has made throughout the years at Costco Wholesale to become a leader and has been able to maintain their goals and the importance of how good customer service and consistency of high quality products improve sales and boosts sales. Problem Statement Analyze the facts that brought Costco to their leader position in the market and how it has become successful throughout the years. Background The company...

Premium Costco, Customer service, Marketing 1120  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Costco

1. Key economic and industry variables: Industry analysis (provide data to support): a. Market Size * $125 billion discount warehouse and wholesale club segment of North America consists of: Costco, Sam's club, Bj's. * Warehouse Club Sales In North America: Costco 56% , Sam's club 36%, Bj's 8% b. Scope of Rivalry * * supermarkets * department stores * drugstores * office supply stores * consumer electronics...

Premium Costco, BJ's Wholesale Club, Wal-Mart 1402  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Costco Presentation

1. What is Costco business model? Costco business model is to generate high sales volume and rapid inventory turnover by offering fee paying members attractively low prices on a limited selection of nationally branded and selected private-label products in a wide range of merchandise categories. Is the company’s business model appealing? Why or why not? I do agree that the business model is appealing because people want to feel like they are exclusive with VIP treatment and they would be able...

Premium Small business, Costco, Warehouse club 654  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free