Costco Has Strong March Sales

Sales in March rose 18.7 per cent to $21.61 billion, from $18.21 billion in the year-ago period for Costco Wholesale Corp. Comparable-store sales rose 17.2 per cent, including a 19.1 per cent increase in U.S. same-store sales. Excluding impacts from changes in gasoline prices and forex, total comparable sales increased 12.2 per cent. eCommerce comparable sales rose 8.9 per cent. Costco currently operates 829 warehouses including 105 in Canada.