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What type of business is Costco?
Last Updated: 16th January, 2020
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Correspondingly, what industry does Costco belong to?
|Costco's logo since 1997|
|Headquarters in Issaquah, Washington|
|Founded||July 12, 1976 (as Price Club) San Diego, California September 15, 1983 (as Costco) Seattle, Washington|
Also Know, what type of ownership is Costco? Costco's 690 warehouse stores generated revenue of $162.2 billion in 2015. Costco has been good to investors, with a return of more than 240% since 2009. The company's more than 117,000 employees, through the employee stock ownership (ESOP) program within the company's 401(k) plan, own 4.39% of Costco's stock.
People also ask, is Costco a franchise?
You cannot become a franchisee for Costco. You get employed by Costco and work your way up the ranks until you find yourself the General Manager of the warehouse that you work in. General Managers are cycled around warehouses in their region every 5 years or so.
Is Costco an American company?
Costco is an American-based wholesale company with a broad spectrum of merchandise. The company operates as a membership-only warehouse club with its retail outlets across the globe. Costco was founded by James Sinegal and Jeffery Brotman in 1983 in Seattle.