BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- At the new Costco store here, fresh meals have gone upscale -- and upstairs. In fact, all food items in the new 143,000-square-foot store are sold on the second floor, above the tires, jewelry and electronic equipment sold on the first floor. The new unit is also the first Costco in the U.S. with two floors of merchandising space, according to a spokeswoman at the Issaquah, Wash.-based Price/ Costco Inc. While the few ready-to-heat meals available the day SN visited were ...

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