Craig Jelinek, president and chief executive officer of Costco Wholesale Corp., is maintaining the company’s financial momentum while boosting its expansion plans, industry observers told SN. Jelinek, who keeps a low profile, declined comment. The company, based in Issaquah, Wash., said in April it plans to open approximately 150 new warehouses over the next five years, including 28 this year, compared with 16 in fiscal 2012 and 20 in fiscal 2011. Of the 150 projected ...

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