Costco Wholesale Corporation is the seventh largest retailer in the world. As of July 2011 it was the sixth largest retailer in the United States, and the largest membership warehouse club chain in the United States. As of October 2007, Costco is the largest retailer of wine in the world. Costco is headquartered in Issaquah, Washington, United States and was founded in Kirkland, Washington with its first warehouse in nearby Seattle. Costco has locations in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Mexico, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, and the United States. Founded by James Sinegal and Jeffrey...
|Founded:||September 15, 1983|
|Founders:||James Sinegal, Jeffrey H Brotman|
|Industries:||Retail, All Other General Merchandise Stores, Miscellaneous General Merchandise Stores|