Costco pilots grocery delivery with Uber

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News Costco Wholesale has begun testing same-day online grocery delivery with Uber Technologies in Texas. San Francisco-based Uber said Wednesday that grocery deliveries via the Uber and Uber Eats mobile apps and websites are being piloted at 25 Costco warehouse clubs in the Dallas, Austin and [...]

2021-07-22T21:45:12+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Tags: , , |

Costco Posts Biggest Year Ever, Sells 101M Rotisserie Chickens

Despite COVID-19 impeding its typically brisk expansion pace of 20 new buildings a year globally, Costco logged 13 openings in 2020 and posted its biggest year ever—$163 billion in sales, Costco Wholesale Corp. President, CEO and Director W. Craig Jelinek reported in the company’s first virtual shareholder meeting. In addition to [...]

2021-01-25T23:40:49+00:00January 25th, 2021|Tags: , |

Costco is testing curbside pickup

Costco is currently offering curbside pickup at three stores in Albuquerque, New Mexico, according to the club retailer’s website. The same-day service, which is powered by Instacart technology and fulfilled by Costco employees, offers around 2,000 items, including grocery and non-grocery items. Product pricing is the same as in-store and [...]

2021-01-25T20:51:26+00:00January 25th, 2021|Tags: , |

Traffic at Walmart, Costco and Target falls for the first time in weeks as coronavirus stockpiling behavior shifts

Traffic at Walmart Inc., Costco Wholesale Corp. and Target Corp. dropped for the first time in the weeks since the coronavirus pandemic ramped up in the U.S., according to Placer.ai. Walmart traffic was down 6.7% year-over-year for the third week of March. The previous week, traffic was up 18.4%. At Costco, [...]

2020-04-02T20:11:56+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , |
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