Costco Wholesale Corp. 2010

Costco Wholesale Corp.'s headquarters location, top executive, number of corporate stores, sales and website, as reported in SN's 2010 Top 75, plus links to other Costco stories.

Data: North America

  • Location: Issaquah, Wash.
  • Top Executive: Jim Sinegal, president and CEO
  • Corporate Stores: 527
  • Sales in $ Billions: 71.4
  • Date FY Ended: 8/30/09
  • Website: [3]
  • Footnotes: Revenues at Costco include sales of $69.9 billion and membership fees of $1.5 billion. Groceries, encompassing food, sundries and fresh products, plus pharmacy and gasoline, account for 63% of the sales total, or approximately $45 billion. Of the company’s total sales, 79% come from 407 warehouses in the U.S. and Puerto Rico; 14% from 77 warehouses in Canada; and 7% from 43 warehouses in the United Kingdom, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Australia. (Volume from 32 Costco locations in Mexico are not included in the company’s reported sales.)