6. The famous “Kirkland Brand” got its name from where the store started.
Specifically Kirkland, Washington. The home of Costco’s first warehouse and corporate headquarters.
7. Costco was started by a Price Club employee.
Eventually, it was so successful that the two companies merged to form the biggest warehouse club in the USA.
8. Until 2015, Costco sold more stuff than Amazon every year.
Although Amazon will probably outdo them soon.
9. Costco has locations all around the globe.
Including countries like Japan, South Korea, and Australia.
Contrary to popular belief, they don’t work for Costco. And can’t help you find anything.