ISSAQUAH, Wash. -- Costco Wholesale Corp. here said last week that it plans next year to build two-thirds of its new warehouse clubs in markets where it currently operates, in marked contrast to its previous strategy of focusing on new market openings. During a conference call with industry analysts following the release of the company's results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Sept. 1, Richard Galanti, Costco's chief financial officer, said the company plans to open 35 clubs ...
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