Sunday, August 23, 2015

Costco in the News: Week of 17-23 August


Here are a few highlights from Costco appearances in the headlines over the past week:


Costco pushes back the relaunch of their online photo services as the management company PNI Digital Media continues to recover from their July hack attack.

http://consumerist.com/2015/08/18/costco-pushes-back-relaunch-of-online-photo-services-another-month-following-july-hack/



Costco is closer than ever to opening their first warehouse in France!

http://www.nwaonline.com/news/2015/aug/18/costco-advances-toward-france-20150818/



Delicious meat pies from New Zealand gourmet pie maker I Love Pies are coming to Australian Costco Warehouses! Oh how I miss living in Australia!!

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/hawkes-bay-today/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503458&objectid=11499036




Unfortunately not all news is good news as a class action lawsuit is accusing Costco of knowingly selling shrimp/prawns that are the product of slavery.

http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/aug/19/costco-cp-foods-lawsuit-alleged-slavery-prawn-supply-chain



Costcos in Oahu, Maui and Kona are sending extra supplies to Kauai in preparation for tropical depression Kilo.
http://khon2.com/2015/08/22/costco-locations-across-state-diverting-containers-of-water-and-paper-to-kauai/


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Until next time,
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