Interesting Facts About Costco's Business
Costco has attracted a cult following among shoppers since it first opened its doors in 1983.
Business Insider reports that retailer didn't build up a reputation overnight.
Costco runs 762 warehouses in 11 countries.
Costco assigns special significance to its US and Canadian operations.
Those two regions "comprised 87% and 83% of net sales and operating income in 2018." The retailer reported that its California operations generated 30% of its US net sales in 2018.