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  • Costco raising membership fee as it misses forecasts

    Costco raising membership fee as it misses forecasts
    Costco Wholesale Corp said it is increasing annual membership fees by 10 percent for 22 million members, a long-awaited move that pleased analysts even as fourth-quarter profit missed forecasts. The largest U.S. warehouse club operator sells products...
  • Costco raising membership fee: Frugal dilemmas

    Costco raising membership fee: Frugal dilemmas
    Costco Wholesale Corp. will raise its membership fee $5 to $55, Reuters reports. Executive members, who earn annual rebate checks, will see their annual membership increase from $100 to $110. Other discount warehouses have already made similar moves....
  • Costco posts higher third quarter earnings

    Costco posts higher third quarter earnings
    Costco Wholesale Corp (COST.O) posted a higher quarterly profit as it sold more gasoline and got a boost from stronger foreign currencies. The largest U.S. warehouse club earned $324 million, or 73 cents a share, in its fiscal third quarter ended May 8,...
  • Walmart Offers 10-cent Gas Discount For Card Users

    Walmart Offers 10-cent Gas Discount For Card Users
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc is cutting gasoline prices by 10 cents a gallon this summer for loyal U.S. customers who are still being crimped at the pump, even as gas prices have retreated from recent highs. The discount, which runs from Wednesday through Sept....
  • California sues toymakers over lead

    California Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown on Monday sued 20 companies, including Mattel Inc. and Toys "R" Us, claiming they sold toys containing "unlawful quantities of lead." The suit, filed in Alameda County Superior Court, alleges the companies knowingly...
  • Sol Price dies at 93; warehouse club pioneer

    Sol Price dies at 93; warehouse club pioneer
    Sol Price, who changed the retail industry by founding the landmark warehouse chain Price Club, has died. He was 93. Price died of natural causes Monday at his home in La Jolla, according to a statement released by his family. "He was an innovator, he...
  • December retail sales slip 0.3% from November, Commerce Department reports

     
    The Commerce Department said retail sales fell last month, a surprising development given that many major retailers have been reporting relatively healthy holiday results. Retail sales in December totaled $353 billion, a 0.3% decline from November, the...
  • 25th Annual Taste of Winter Park April 21

     
    The Taste of Winter Park will be held on Wednesday, April 21, 2010 from 5-8 p.m. at the Winter Park Farmers' Market, 200 New England Ave. in Winter Park. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $40 for chamber members and $45 for non-members at the Winter...
  • Retail Roundup: Monthly sales, H&M's latest collaboration, Borders partners with Build-A-Bear, Costco condemns veal supplier

     
    Retail sales Retailers posted surprisingly solid August sales numbers thanks to heavy discounts during the back-to-school season, which drove healthy levels of traffic and sales. Tax-free holidays that were held in several states in August provided an...
  • The week ahead

    Monday: -- Earnings: Diamond Foods Inc.; FuelCell Energy Inc.; H&R Block Inc.; Hayes Lemmerz International Inc.; SAIC Inc.; Vail Resorts Inc. Tuesday: -- Federal Reserve meeting -- October wholesale inventories -- Earnings: CHC Helicopter Corp.; Cooper...
  • Extended warranty firm touts quick fix

    More and more, shoppers are heeding the advice of consumer advocates who every holiday season warn against buying extended warranties for television sets, cellphones and computers. Steve Abernethy doesn't see this as a problem, even though his company,...