TITLE

Profits Jump At Costco

PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;12/12/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 13, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the financial performance of Costco Wholesale Corp. as of the first quarter of 2005 in the U.S. The company reported a first fiscal quarter profit of 215.8 million dollars, up by 11.7 percent from 193.2 million dollars last year. Costco recorded a pre-tax charge of about 7.6 million dollars, stemming from the damages recorded a year ago from four Florida hurricanes. Sales at the warehouse club operator climbed by 11.7 percent, to 12.7 billion dollars from 11.3 billion dollars in the previous year.
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19134063

 

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