ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Costco Wholesale Corp. here said Wednesday it would accelerate warehouse openings next year to between 27 and 30 — its biggest expansion since 2007. Capital spending will increase between 20% and 33% — to between $1.8 billion and $2 billion, compared with $1.5 billion spent in fiscal 2012 to open 16 locations, Richard A. Galanti, executive vice president and chief financial officer, told analysts during a conference call to discuss financial results ...
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