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2010 International Photo Contest – Give Us Your Best Shot

Photo Contest

Today is the last day to submit your entry for the 2010 Costco International Photo Contest!  Hurry on up to www.costcophotocontest.com to enter.  Grand prize is a $1500 Costco gift card.  If you want to enter by snail mail, you can fill out this form and make sure it’s postmarked by today.  That page also […]

The Costco price tag prank

Costco Drunk Food tag

Did you hear about the prank pulled off at Costco a few months back?  A guy printed/created a bunch of fake price tags with funny names on them and swapped them at his local Costco.  Sounds like other people around the country joined him as well.  I didn’t get a chance to see the video, […]

Does Costco have the right to check your receipt?

There was an interesting story this past week about a guy being illegally detained by Costco employees.  He felt he didn’t need to show the receipt checker his receipt when walking out and tried to walk out right past them.  At that point he was stopped by 3 employees, one being the store manager.  They […]

Free $10 Costco cash card for enrollment in autopay

Costco American Express card

If you are a member of Costco, have an American Express card, and have mobile service with either AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, or Alaska Digitel you can get a free $10 Costco cash card for enrolling in Auto Pay.  If you’re already enrolled in Auto Pay with your Amex, this deal will probably work for […]

Woman immediately returns dog food to Costco after finding dog dead in car from heat

In Frederick, MD, a woman went into Costco to buy some food, bedding, and treats for her dog.  Meanwhile she allegedly left her dog in her car, where it likely reached 130 degrees internally (104 degrees outside).  According to the Washington Post, “She intended to just be 15 minutes or so.”  Apparently she hasn’t been […]

Shooting at Costco Summerlin

Costco Summerlin Shooting

There was a shooting recently at a Costco in Summerlin, just outside of Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Sun reports.  Apparently the guy was acting strangely inside of Costco, allegedly damaging merchandise and in possession of a pistol.  A Costco employee called 911 and got police to the scene.  Customers were evacuated, and the suspect […]

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