What happens when you show up at Costco without a membership card, according to employees (COST)

Tim Boyle/Getty Images Costco members are usually asked to show their membership cards at the door. Business Insider spoke to seven Costco employees about what happens when a Costco member can’t — or won’t — show them their card. They said that if you ever forget your membership card on a Costco run, bring your […]

Costco employees share 31 things they’d love to tell shoppers but can’t

Hallory Sindelar/Flickr Costco membership can go to some people’s heads, according to workers. Business Insider reached out to 49 Costco employees to find out what they wish they could tell shoppers but can’t. Common requests were to control your kids, hang up your phone, and help unload the cart. Costco membership comes with some obvious […]

Costco exec says the company still pays better than any rival following Amazon’s decision to raise wages to $15 per hour (COST)

Tim Boyle / Getty Images Costco is unconcerned about losing potential employees to Amazon despite the e-commerce giant’s higher minimum wage. CFO Richard Galanti said that Costco’s average pay still “dwarfs any other retail or retail-type entity out there” in a call with investors on Thursday.  According to Galanti, Costco workers make an average of […]

Costco employees share their 9 best tips for getting an even better deal on your next shopping trip

Paul Sakuma/AP Images Costco deals are a great way to save money — but they’re not always obvious. Business Insider asked 49 Costco employees to share their top tips for saving money and making the most of your experience at the store. From learning how to navigate the store to figuring out how to identify […]

Costco employees share their 11 best food court secrets and hacks

Hollis Johnson Costco‘s food court has attracted many fans. Some of the Costco food court’s biggest fans may be the employees themselves. Some employees say you don’t even need to be a store member to grab a hot dog or a slice of pizza at Costco’s food court. The chain deliberately keeps prices low to […]

Costco workers reveal 14 things they’d never buy from the store

Mike Mozart/Flickr Costco products are famous for being bulk-sized and cost-effective. Business Insider reached out to Costco employees to find out what items they would never buy at the store. Most workers cited the chain’s bulk sizes as the reason they’d skip over certain products — especially perishables. Costco products are known primarily for their […]

Why Costco food courts have charged $1.50 for hot dogs since 1985, according to employees

Hollis Johnson Costco‘s food court is famous for its tasty hot dogs. You’ll be out $ 1.50 if you order the Costco menu staple with a soda. That price hasn’t changed since 1985, and there’s a reason why not. Costco food courts have a famous — and delicious — north star. That’d be the hot […]

Costco under investigation by Ontario forensic team over drug company payments

Costco is under investigation by an Ontario government forensic team that specializes in “allegations of wrongdoing against government” after the retail giant received $ 1.2 million in potentially illegal payments from a generic drugmaker, The Fifth Estate has learned.

Inside JetBlue’s Incredible ‘Makeshift Costco’ in Puerto Rico

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