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    Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

    142.57 Up 0.56(0.39%) May 24, 4:00PM EDT
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    Costco Wholesale Corporation
    999 Lake Drive
    Issaquah, WA 98027
    United States - Map
    Phone: 425-313-8100
    Website: http://www.costco.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Discount, Variety Stores
    Full Time Employees:117,000

    Business Summary 

    Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. The company offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. It provides dry and institutionally packaged foods; snack foods, candy, tobacco, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning and institutional supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio; meat, bakery, deli, and produce; and apparel and small appliances. The company also operates gas stations, pharmacies, food courts, optical dispensing centers, photo processing centers, and hearing-aid centers; and engages in the travel business. In addition, it provides gold star (individual) and business membership services. As of October 29, 2015, it operated 690 warehouses, including 482 warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico, 90 in Canada, 36 in Mexico, 27 in the United Kingdom, 23 in Japan, 12 in Korea, 11 in Taiwan, 7 in Australia, and 2 in Spain. Costco Wholesale Corporation also sells its products through online. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Costco Wholesale Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of May 1, 2016 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 9.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Jeffrey H. Brotman , 74
    Co-Founder and Chairman
    Mr. W. Craig Jelinek , 64
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
    Mr. James D. Sinegal , 80
    Co-Founder and Director
    Mr. Richard A. Galanti , 60
    Chief Financial Officer, Exec. VP and Director
    Mr. Joseph P. Portera , 64
    Chief Diversity Officer, Exec. VP and Chief Operating Officer of Eastern & Canadian Divisions
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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