ISSAQUAH, Wash. -- Costco here has been able to retain "a good chunk" of the business it gained during the California supermarket strike, Richard Galanti, chief financial officer, said during an earnings conference call last week. 1% to $193.2 million, or 40 cents a share, from $160.2 million, or 34 cents, during the year-ago period. Earnings were impacted by the negative effect of hurricanes in Florida, mostly Hurricane Jeanne, Galanti said. Costco said membership renewals remained ...

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