Costco to Begin Accepting Food Stamps Chainwide

Despite its initial resistance, Costco Wholesale Corp. said last week that it would soon begin accepting food stamps at its warehouse clubs across the U.S. The move follows initial tests of the program in six locations in New York state. In May, the company reluctantly agreed to begin testing acceptance of food stamps at two New York City clubs, one each in the boroughs of Queens

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Despite its initial resistance, Costco Wholesale Corp. here said last week that it would soon begin accepting food stamps at its warehouse clubs across the U.S.

The move follows initial tests of the program in six locations in New York state. In May, the company reluctantly agreed to begin testing acceptance of food stamps at two New York City clubs, one each in the boroughs of Queens and Brooklyn, after coming under pressure from local officials concerned abo

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