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Costco Wholesale Overview

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Issaquah, WA
10000+ employees
1976
Company - Public (COST)
General Merchandise & Superstores
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Sam's Club, BJ's Wholesale Club
Costco Wholesale is the largest wholesale club operator in the US. The company operates more than 590 membership warehouse stores serving some 64 million cardholders in 40 US states and Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Korea, Taiwan, and the UK, primarily ... Read more

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2017 (#34), 2016 (#40), 2015 (#29), 2014 (#16), 2013 (#46), 2012 (#23)

Top CEOs: 2017 (#88), 2016 (#46), 2015 (#13), 2014 (#6), 2018 (#83)

Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#71)

Costco Wholesale Reviews

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    I worked at Costco Wholesale part-time

    Pros

    Great hours, they close by 8:30 most nights

    Cons

    Seniority is hard to overcome

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Costco Wholesale Photos

Costco Wholesale photo of: Costco Sign located at "The District", Tustin California (Photo thanks to Flickr user greenwenvy08, available under by v2.0)
Costco Wholesale photo of: Me and the CEO
Costco Wholesale photo of: The sink
Costco Wholesale photo of: The oven
Costco Wholesale photo of: Dishes
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Costco Wholesale Interviews

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    Outside Marketer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kalamazoo, MI
    Accepted Offer
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Costco Wholesale (Kalamazoo, MI) in August 2014.

    Interview

    Was called to interview went in had a 5-10 min interview with a department manager was told they would call me back for a 2nd interview. Left and they called me back in 30 minutes asking me to come back and do the 2nd interview. After my 2nd interview I was offered a job

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you displayed teamwork.   2 Answers
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Costco Wholesale Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2009
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