Costco Wholesale Corp.


Top 75 Retailers & Wholesalers

  • Number of Stores: 540
  • Sales in $ Billions: (U.S.) 77.9
  • Date FY ended: 8/29/19
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Revenues at Costco include sales of $76.2 billion and membership fees of $1.7 billion. Groceries, encompassing food, sundries and fresh products, plus pharmacy and gasoline, account for 72% of total sales. Of the company’s total sales, 77% comes from 416 warehouses in the U.S. and Puerto Rico; 15% from 79 warehouses in Canada; and 9% from 45 warehouses in the United Kingdom, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Australia. (Volume from 32 Costcos in Mexico are not included in the company’s reported sales.)

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