ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Costco Wholesale Corp. here said Thursday it has reached an agreement with its joint-venture partner in Costco Mexico to purchase its partner's 50% interest for approximately $760.4 million. The joint venture in Mexico, which operates 32 stores, has been 50% owned by Costco and Controladora Comercial Mexicana since the early 1990s, with its first warehouse club opened early in 1992. Richard Galanti, executive vice president and chief financial officer of ...

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