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Washington Costco Customers Want Canadians To Shop On Their Own Side Of The...

We don’t like to be alarmist, but we sense the next huge international skirmish brewing on the border between Washington state and the Canadian province of British Columbia, where discount-hungry...

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I Bought My TV In 2006, Costco's 2006 Electronics Return Policy Should Apply

A few years ago, Costco changed its famously generous return policy when it comes to electronics. Customers have only ninety days to bring back gadgets that break or don’t make them happy, unlike the...

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5 Best Stores For Having Playdates While You Shop

(David Bivins) To all the parents of young children out there who are constantly wrangled into making playdates for your kid(s). Just because you’ve scheduled a playdate for your little one(s), it...

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Without Discount Passes, AMC’s Rewards Program Is A Lot Less Rewarding

(camknows) Amy thought that the AMC Stubs rewards program was pretty great, back when the discount passes that she bought at Costco counted toward earning rewards. The Stubs program isn’t free (it...

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More Obnoxious: Agreeing to Membership Rules You Have No Intention of...

(seismic007) At most stores, it’s reasonable for customers to walk in without being aware of that retailer’s particular policies. But when you sign up for a members-only warehouse store like Costco,...

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Former Costco Employee Responds To Man Who Refuses To Show Membership Card Or...

(Great Beyond) Yesterday, we told you about the California man who, in spite of being aware of Costco policy when he became a member, refuses to show his membership card when he enters the store and...

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Warehouse Store Sample Server: I’m Not Here To Give You A Free Lunch

(me and the sysop) Shoppers at Costco, Sam’s Club and other warehouse clubs are likely quite familiar with the many sample servers situated around the store, handing out freebies to eager customers....

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Using Your Spouse’s Costco Card Will Launch A Mini Fraud Investigation

(niureitman) Costco members, you should feel safe: the world’s most beloved warehouse club is looking out for you. In the event that a thief steals your membership card, happens to have the same last...

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New Survey Shows Why Amazon Has Bricks-And-Mortar Retailers Worried

(Alan Rappa) Many bricks-and-mortar retailers claim Amazon has an unfair advantage because it is not — in most states — yet required to collect sales tax on purchases, or that Amazon can offer huge...

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Milk, Aspirin, Broadband, And LivingSocial: Some Class Actions You Might Be...

(Earth2Kim) Organic milk, LivingSocial vouchers, Norton Antivirus, Verizon Wireless games, and Clearwire Internet service: what do they all have in common? All of these companies have open...

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Pepsi To Replace Coke In Costco’s Beloved $1.50 Soda & Hot Dog Deal

(quaziefoto) For many Costco shoppers, a trip to the warehouse store isn’t complete without stopping by the lunch counter and plunking down $1.50 for a hot dog and a Coca-Cola beverage. It’s the same...

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Ambitious Thief Walks Out Of Costco With 24 Bottles Of Motor Oil Wrapped...

(KCAL9) If you’re going to shoplift from a warehouse store, you might as well do it in bulk, right? At least that seemed to be the thinking of one California man, who used bungee cords to secure 24...

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How To Get Your Westinghouse Digital TV Repaired Or Replaced: Buy It At Costco

(4site Implementation) Great news and terrible news for reader Mark, who can’t get Westinghouse Digital to repair his TV that broke after only three months. Heck, they won’t even pick up the phone....

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Lost Your License Or Passport? Airport Security Will Accept A Costco Card

A few years back, I misplaced my license while in Washington, D.C. for a wedding. Little did I know that I didn’t have to take a bus back to New York; I apparently could have just shown my Costco...

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Lawsuit: Costco Has Been Selling Bogus Tiffany Engagement Rings For Years

(rayovolks) While most consumers’ image of Costco involves people stocking up on cases of ketchup, toilet paper, and bottled water, the warehouse retailer does sell some high-end jewelry and...

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Costco CEO Comes Out In Support Of Minimum Wage Increase

(bnilsen) With the President using the State of the Union address to call for an increase to the federal minimum wage rate to $9, and lawmakers introducing a bill yesterday that would actually...

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Costco Sample-Server Fatally Shot After Pulling Knife In Store

A Virginia woman hired to hand out pizza samples at Costco was fatally shot yesterday by a sheriff’s deputy after she began acting strangely and brandishing a knife in the store. According to the...

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Health Officials Link Hepatitis Outbreak In 5 States To Costco Frozen Berry Mix

(Joel Goodman) Although there’s no official recall announcement yet, if you’re currently chomping on a Costco frozen berry blend called The Townsend Farms Organic Anti-oxidant Blend,  you should know...

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AMC’s Location Surcharges Take Shine Off Some Gold And Silver Discount Passes

If you’re one of the many people who buy bundles of discounted Gold and Silver tickets to see movies at AMC theaters, you might think that you’re done paying for your passes when you hand over your...

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Costco Offering Free Hepatitis Vaccines To Customers Who Purchased Recalled...

(stevendepolo) We told you earlier this week about a hepatitis A outbreak in several states that authorities had linked to a berry mix sold at Costco stores. Now comes news that the warehouse chain is...

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