Costco 2019

Costco 2019

I acquired a Costco membership for Christmas!

Very excited. On my first go to I bought a pack of Calvin Klein boxer briefs, a bottle of Kirkland Signature CoQ10 and a bottle of olive oil.

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by Nameless reply 301 02/12/2020

Finest Costco deal: entire Rotisserie Rooster, $4.99

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by Nameless reply 1 01/19/2019

It is a most important thread..

by Nameless reply 2 01/19/2019

Costco/Kirkland nonfat plain Greek yogurt is one of the best. Very tasty and the bottom in sugar solely three grams per serving.

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by Nameless reply 3 01/19/2019

I additionally handled myself to a pizza slice when leaving.

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by Nameless reply 4 01/20/2019

My Costco’s pizza isn’t any deal with.

by Nameless reply 5 01/20/2019

They’ve one of the best deal on Peets Espresso. Method higher than Star Sucks. Sadly they do not carry my favourite Italian roast however the Main Dick is sweet.

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by Nameless reply 6 01/20/2019

What am I, chopped liver?

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by Nameless reply 7 01/20/2019

Their reward playing cards are one of the best deal. In any other case, Sam’s membership has them beat.

by Nameless reply 8 01/20/2019

OP, I really like their CoQ 10. it is created from pineapple leaves not like a variety of different CoQ 10 dietary supplements which are made synthetically.

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by Nameless reply 9 01/20/2019

I purchase all my purple meat there, its normally higher high quality than typical tremendous market and rather a lot higher value. If you’re up for somewhat youtube butchering methods, Costco sells some time ribeye part for round $80. All it’s a must to do is trim off a few of the fats and slice it into steaks. It isn’t exhausting, actually its not simply gross the primary time. You’ll find yourself with 12 to 16 ribeye steaks relying on how thick you need. I do that each different month and put what I’m not going to eat that day within the the freezer. Good way to save cash, see what you’re getting and respectable high quality.

Not so good as a first-rate steak home, however higher than what you’ll get at Ralph’s, Von’s, or Albertson’s sort of markets.

by Nameless reply 10 01/20/2019

They’ve good costs on alcohol, often they are going to sneak in a brilliant low nearly wholesale value with none promoting so solely the true specialists will know its an amazing deal.

by Nameless reply 11 01/20/2019

When you improve for the annual company membership which is barely 100, you’ll get a verify on the finish of the yr relying on how a lot you spend there. In my case its normally 200 {dollars} and I’m solely procuring there for myself and my accomplice. It pays for itself.

by Nameless reply 12 01/20/2019

Additionally, for those who purchase a pc there, you get an automated 2 yr manufacture guarantee. No additional cost, not third occasion. All different retail is 1 yr. They make particular offers with firms that different retailers can’t. So if the identical laptop is identical value between say Finest Purchase and Costco, you get that entire additional yr without spending a dime.

by Nameless reply 13 01/20/2019

Let me know when hemorrhoid suppositories are on sale.

by Nameless reply 14 01/20/2019

Common membership is $60

Government membership is $120 however better part is you earn an annual 2% reward (as much as $1,000) on qualifying costco purchases.

I all the time get a verify again of round $200

I purchase all my bottle water there Kirkland (40 pk- 16.9 oz) lowest value round even with the added CRV cuz California.

Marathon model tub tissue 48 pk below $25

Paper towels Napkins Toothpaste Lysol spray multi packs Listerine mouth wash

Milk for those who drink additionally it is nice value 1 gallon – 2pm

Croissants recent 12 pm

Bananas common or natural

by Nameless reply 15 01/20/2019

Ugh auto right It is 2 pack and 12- a dozen croissants!

by Nameless reply 16 01/20/2019

The issue with Costco, they do not all the time carry the identical objects. The Colgate Excessive Affect Optic White toothpaste is superb, however they solely carried it as soon as. It isn’t as for those who can stockpile objects with expiration dates. Most objects bought throughout their month-to-month ‘coupon gross sales’ normally by no means develop into common objects.

Plus, probably the most primary objects, reminiscent of espresso filters, they stopped carrying years in the past. Calling the company workplace to complain is a waste of time. They provide the similar bullshit line the shop managers do. “The shop’s consumers attempt to get one of the best costs for our clients That is why we not carry sure objects, the costs had been too excessive.”

The most important joke is once they stopped carrying their very own model Kirkland Cheddar Cheese. I acquired the standard bullshit line type the supervisor, he additionally talked about “a scarcity of shelf area”. WTF? I identified that there have been three rows of a dearer cheddar which was priced at $5 a pound, versus the Kirkland 2 pound cheddar brick costing solely $5. I suppose sufficient folks complained, the Kirkland cheddar is again and the costly cheddar is gone.

by Nameless reply 17 01/20/2019

Try to be getting a automobile, leather-based couch, blue tablets and a roomba in your cat.

by Nameless reply 18 01/20/2019

r6, I take it that is a 3-pack of 12 oz. baggage. How a lot?

by Nameless reply 19 01/20/2019

R6 Peet’s is commonly $1 cheaper at Sam’s.

by Nameless reply 20 01/20/2019

[Quote]Most objects bought throughout their month-to-month ‘coupon gross sales’ normally by no means develop into common objects.

I do not discover that to be the case. For some objects sure, however the majority of things within the month-to-month coupon ebook appear to all the time be the identical objects which are all the time within the ebook, they only rotate them each Four months.

by Nameless reply 21 01/20/2019

The precise drawback with Costco, for me in any case, is that they are phasing out so lots of the identify manufacturers. Every part is being changed with Kirkland manufacturers, whereas typically comparable in high quality, isnt actually a worth contemplating you are now spending no less than $60/yr for the pleasure of shopping for their model.

by Nameless reply 22 01/20/2019

[quote]You’ll find yourself with 12 to 16 ribeye steaks relying on how thick you need. I do that each different month and put what I’m not going to eat that day within the the freezer.

You eat ribeye steaks 6-Eight occasions each month? Or are there lots of people in your family?

by Nameless reply 23 01/20/2019

R18, the Roomba at Costco prices over $500 (on the retailer closest to me, no less than). The Roomba knock-off (forgot the identify of it) prices over $300.

R22, agree that the development is towards extra retailer/Kirkland model merchandise.

by Nameless reply 24 01/20/2019

In regards to the Costco Rotisserie Rooster: choose the smaller birds. The smaller birds usually tend to be cooked all through.

by Nameless reply 25 01/20/2019

What I observed about Costco is that they every carry totally different objects. I stay/work inside 15 minutes of about 5 totally different Costcos and so they every carry objects that not one of the others do (largely objects reflecting the totally different ethnicities in every space). It is each nice that they do that however on the similar time annoying if it means it’s a must to go to three totally different Costcos to get what you want.

by Nameless reply 26 01/20/2019

R25 has a very good level. I’ve seen a few of the bigger ones come out pink.

by Nameless reply 27 01/20/2019

[quote]Try to be getting a automobile, leather-based couch, blue tablets and a roomba in your cat.

WTF are you happening about? Take your meds.

by Nameless reply 28 01/20/2019

You’ll be able to be part of Sam’s now and get $45 again making it successfully free.

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by Nameless reply 29 01/20/2019

I’ve membership to each Sam’s and Costco. I favor procuring at Sam’s as a result of it is much less of a zoo there. I do not know what it’s about Costo, however it doesn’t matter what time I am going there, there are too many individuals there.

by Nameless reply 30 01/20/2019

Congrats on being trailer trash

by Nameless reply 31 01/20/2019

[quote]In any other case, Sam’s membership has them beat.

Sam’s is owned by the vile Walton household, whereas Costco is without doubt one of the few ‘blue’ massive companies on the market. They really deal with their workers decently and provide good advantages, a real rarity in retail. They’re proof that companies do not need to run their firms like evil empires to be able to achieve success. That alone is motive to assist them over Sam’s.

by Nameless reply 32 01/20/2019

I learn awhile again that Costco begins their cashiers at $20 an hour, not dangerous for cashier work.

by Nameless reply 33 01/20/2019

I keep in mind a time approach again when the place they featured much more high-end objects that you simply could not discover anyplace else. It was enjoyable to indulge as soon as in awhile. Lately it is extra of a requirements solely kinda retailer.

by Nameless reply 34 01/20/2019

[quote]They really deal with their workers decently and provide good advantages, a real rarity in retail. They’re proof that companies do not need to run their firms like evil empires to be able to achieve success. That alone is motive to assist them over Sam’s.

I like that and all however the place had been these firms once I was working retail? OMG. Within the late 80s and early 90s, I could not catch a break. I needed to work two gigs.

It sort of solidified in my thoughts that retail job solely pays the naked minimal. So this change is completely new to me, and I am unable to fault Sam’s for preserving w/custom.

by Nameless reply 35 01/20/2019

A cashier makes $20 per hour? Signal me up. I might be excellent for this job that requires 5 minutes of coaching and nearly no ability in anyway.

by Nameless reply 36 01/21/2019

The analysis that I’ve discovered states that they begin off at $11.50 hour.

[quote]The corporate pays a dwelling wage. Costco’s CEO and president, Craig Jelinek, has publicly endorsed elevating the federal minimal wage to $10.10 an hour, and he takes that to coronary heart. The corporate’s beginning pay is $11.50 per hour, and the typical worker wage is $21 per hour, not together with extra time.

by Nameless reply 37 01/21/2019

[quote]I like that and all however the place had been these firms once I was working retail?

Effectively, that is the purpose – there hasn’t been some form of industry-wide change to this type of company conduct within the retail sector, it is primarily simply Costco. And they’re nonetheless vastly profitable whilst they pay a dwelling wage, which proves that different firms’ insistence on treating their retail workers like shit and underpaying them is pure greed, not the need they declare it’s. Evaluate and distinction with the Waltons’ remedy of the typical Walmart employee.

by Nameless reply 38 01/21/2019

I believe Starbucks is up there. In-N-Out pays $12 and Nordstrum is true round there, however I doubt it pays the bennies that Starbucks pays.

[quote]In response to Glassdoor, baristas at Starbucks sometimes make between $10 and $15 an hour. However hourly wages are hardly what makes this firm so nice to work for. Starbucks additionally affords healthcare advantages for each part- and full-time employees, together with 401(ok) matching, and discounted inventory choices for firm shares.

by Nameless reply 39 01/21/2019

Being a cashier is again breaking work. Standing in your ft for hours at a time, in a single spot, may be very exhausting on the physique.

To not point out thoughts numbingly boring.

by Nameless reply 40 01/21/2019

Generally Costco carries an merchandise for years, different occasions they’ve it till the lot is bought out and then you definately by no means see it once more there. I purchased this three pack of Almond Nougat imported from Spain. It is actually good high quality and recent.

by Nameless reply 41 01/21/2019

Agree with r32–no one must be supporting the Waltons and Walmart through Sam’s Membership. You are giving your cash to scumbags.

by Nameless reply 42 01/21/2019

Until you may have a big household, prepare dinner on a regular basis or run a restaurant, there is no such thing as a want for such an enormous bottle of olive oil. It has a comparatively quick shelf life.

by Nameless reply 43 01/21/2019

[quote]The analysis that I’ve discovered states that they begin off at $11.50 hour.

Suppose I learn the $20 quantity a few years in the past in TIME, they profiled the CEO. $20 may be for the Seattle shops. IIRC, that is the place the primary workplace is.

I used to be speaking to a lady who works in my native Costco, she advised me she will get a yr $8000 bonus. She was one of many first hires at this particular Queens Costco.

For the one that mentioned being a cashier is a straightforward job, nicely, not likely, not at Costco. One other particular person I speak to at my native Costco, advised me the cashiers are required to take a look at a certain quantity of shoppers inside their day by day work day. If they are not tremendous quick, they’re given a number of extra probabilities, however they’ll truly get fired. So the strain is on.

by Nameless reply 44 01/21/2019

[quote]Until you may have a big household, prepare dinner on a regular basis or run a restaurant, there is no such thing as a want for such an enormous bottle of olive oil. It has a comparatively quick shelf life.

Do not know what Costco you’ve got been to, my native Costco sells three totally different dimension bottles of olive oil, the very massive Bertoli, a medium dimension Bertoli and a smaller Kirkland dimension.

I do discover the Costco inventory is dependent upon the neighborhood’s demographic. There are a variety of South Asians and Hispanics in my neighborhood, my Costco carries these large baggage of Basmati rice and plenty of Hispanic and Mexican objects. I do not thoughts, Mexican is my fave meals. I do thoughts that in smaller Costco shops, they waste a variety of area on junk meals, there are complete aisles of cookies and candies. They’ve additionally stopped promoting these yellow writing pads.

It nonetheless pisses me off {that a} primary merchandise as espresso filters, which absolutely did not take up a variety of shelf area, was eradicated years in the past. In the meantime, my Costco has a complete facet of cabinets with various kinds of espresso! It might be good if they really listened to buyer requests. If they are not listening, then they need to get rid of that Suggestions field close to the entrance.

by Nameless reply 45 01/21/2019

[quote]It nonetheless pisses me off {that a} primary merchandise as espresso filters, which absolutely did not take up a variety of shelf area, was eradicated years in the past.

I purchase mine at Dealer Joe’s. #2 filters @ 1.99 per 100. Finest value round.

by Nameless reply 46 01/21/2019

The NYC Costco shops usually are not allowed to promote liquor.

by Nameless reply 48 01/21/2019

In case your Costco carries frozen Beecher’s World’s Finest Mac and Cheese, I extremely advocate it.

by Nameless reply 49 01/21/2019

What I like about Costco is that the costs are the identical (apart from taxes) in all of their shops throughout the nation. Right here in Hawaii, the Rotisserie Rooster is $4.99, identical to on the mainland. And right here, the strains are very quick. It is easy to make use of Costco as your native grocery store the place you drop i to get a gallon of milk and run out.

by Nameless reply 50 01/21/2019

The well-known 13 greenback Kirkland males’s denims have disappeared lately.

by Nameless reply 51 01/21/2019

R48- All Costcos in New York State are NOT allowed to promote Liquor of their shops. I used to go to an A&P that had it is personal Liquor retailer nevertheless it had a separate entrance from the car parking zone.

by Nameless reply 53 01/21/2019

Costcos on the tundra have separate entrances for liquor gross sales

by Nameless reply 54 01/21/2019

I assumed NYC bitches shit didnt stink, however apparently it does, why no booze in Costco? California sells booze galore, together with a variety of fantastic wines.

by Nameless reply 55 01/22/2019

Dave’s killer bread is all the time on my checklist. I additionally just like the Optimum Diet whey protein. The natural peanut butter is okay, however too salty. I miss the non-organic that wasn’t oversalted. Do not waste your cash shopping for wine there. It is too low cost to be good, however too costly to be a steal.

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I all the time thought it was weird that in NYC, of all locations, you needed to go to a particular retailer to purchase wine and exhausting liquor. Washington state, the place Costco is headquartered, had comparable absurd liquor legal guidelines (not solely did it’s a must to go to a particular retailer, however they had been additionally government-run), however Costco acquired them overturned by initiative.

by Nameless reply 56 01/22/2019

[quote]What I like about Costco is that the costs are the identical (apart from taxes) in all of their shops throughout the nation. Right here in Hawaii, the Rotisserie Rooster is $4.99, identical to on the mainland. And right here, the strains are very quick. It is easy to make use of Costco as your native grocery store the place you drop i to get a gallon of milk and run out.

That is the identical at Sam’s.

by Nameless reply 57 01/22/2019

What I do not like about Cosco is that it’s a must to show somebody lives w/you to be able to get that additional member card. One would assume that they would not care, becasue additional playing cards herald more cash. Apparently, they do, however I discovered a approach round that, in order that I may break up the price of membership with a pal.

by Nameless reply 58 01/22/2019

Kirkland gin and the Kirkland French vodka are actually good and really low cost. The American vodka is harsh however insanely low cost.

Rotisserie hen, Brussels sprouts, lettuces/greens, Kirkland rawanda espresso, berries, Kirkland yogurt, Kirkland gown shirts, la croix, ciabattas, Kirkland vitamin water, all nutritional vitamins and dietary supplements, generic omeprozole, ibuprofen and fuel, all a steal.

Every part else do the maths and see if cheaper to purchase in bulk.

by Nameless reply 59 01/23/2019

R58 that should range by location, how rigorous they’re about ensuring your member of the family lives with you, as a result of they actually did not care once I was added to a membership for a member of the family (who lives in one other state and was visiting me).

by Nameless reply 60 01/23/2019

The Kirkland Albacore tuna is constantly the best possible in the marketplace. (save for the costly imported manufacturers like Consorcio) Giant chunks and little or no liquid.

by Nameless reply 61 01/23/2019

I hate miserly individuals who do not spend actual cash or assist native companies.

by Nameless reply 62 01/23/2019

New York state sells liquor and wine (not beer) not in specialty shops however liquor stores–unless you think about “speciality shops” shops that completely promote liquor or wine. Not like, say in Pennsylvania, the place liquor shops are referred to as state shops as a result of the are run and controlled by the state, and and have stricter pointers about what sort of manufacturers of booze they are going to carry, NY shops are privately owned. California actually has the leg up as a result of not solely does California have a few of the finest wines within the nation, it permits each wine and liquor (and beer, I believe) to be bought in grocery shops, as does different shops.

New York doesn’t promote beer in liquor shops however in grocery shops.

And, r55, whether or not or not NYC thinks its shit does not stink, Costcos in New York state do not promote liquor, so far as I do know. Additionally there’s, I believe, just one Costco in all of NYC.

by Nameless reply 63 01/23/2019

You can too purchase Microsoft software program at Costco. I simply overpaid (by about $30) at Workplace Max for Microsoft for Mac/Apple. I did attempt to discover the software program on Costco.com, however once I typed in “Microsoft Mac,” all I acquired was mac and cheese. Ugh! If I had typed in simply Microsoft, I in all probability would have discovered the software program. Costco wants to enhance their search operate.

by Nameless reply 64 01/23/2019

[quote]Additionally there’s, I believe, just one Costco in all of NYC.

Do you imply Manhattan? Be particular. The Costco in Manhattan is situated at 517 E 117th St.

Native New Yorkers think about the outer boroughs a part of NYC, Brooklyn and Queens are thought-about NYC. I guarantee you there’s a couple of Costco in NYC.

by Nameless reply 66 01/23/2019

[quote]I hate miserly individuals who do not spend actual cash or assist native companies.

Are you severe? As a result of folks, who’re paying excessive rents, maintenances and mortgages dwelling in NYC, wish to save on their meals payments, you set them down? How about individuals who store at Costco for the comfort of getting totally different objects in a single retailer? Plenty of folks lead busy lives they do not have a variety of time to buy something.

I see no drawback with saving by procuring Costco. The CEO has an amazing enterprise mannequin and pays his employees a dwelling wage. He positive is not as vile because the Walton Walmart household.

Simply because folks store at Costco that does not imply they do not frequent the native mother & pop shops. I store regionally, on the ironmongery shop for instance, not at Dwelling Depot.

btw, considered one of my native supermarkets renovated, they raised all their costs. The meals is not even that recent. Who would spend their hard-earned cash there? Even folks with LBT playing cards now store at Costco!

by Nameless reply 67 01/23/2019

I used to be going to ask if verifying the tackle of the second member was a brand new factor? I do not keep in mind them even checking addresses once I signed up with another person.

by Nameless reply 68 01/23/2019

I simply acquired an amazing deal on a six-pack of Kirkland pianos! They sound simply nearly as good because the identify manufacturers and had been lower than half the worth!!!

by Nameless reply 69 01/23/2019

r69 I will be paying you a go to quickly.

by Nameless reply 70 01/23/2019

R68, sure, they have been verifying addresses for a very long time. It is exhausting so as to add on somebody who does not have your similar tackle.

by Nameless reply 72 01/23/2019

I bought an enormous container of sliced American cheese. Really it’s small by Costco requirements. The plasticky cheese so significantly better for melting than common cheddar, and Provolone and Fontina and so forth are too nutty.

by Nameless reply 73 01/23/2019

When you see an asterisk* on the worth signal above an merchandise whenever you’re procuring at Costco, meaning it will not be reordered.

by Nameless reply 74 01/24/2019

I finished going. Spent approach an excessive amount of on each go to and ending up throwing stuff our as a result of the portions are an excessive amount of. I’ve acquired two freezers and it is nonetheless not sufficient area for the HUGE baggage of stuff they promote. I’ve frozen stuff that did not eat in time too so it will get freezer burn and I’ve needed to throw it out.

I believe it is good for those who’re throwing a celebration or BBQ. You should buy high quality meats in bulk. They’ve plenty of nice baked items in my space too—beautiful, massive do-it-yourself pies, truffles, cookie platters and so forth.

Very restricted and disappointing recent meals part.

by Nameless reply 75 01/24/2019

The meals court docket additionally is not what it was. It just about sucks nowadays.

I used to be there the opposite day and ordered the turkey sandwich, considering it was one of many more healthy choices. I acquired dwelling and seemed it up as a result of I felt like I really feel once I eat one thing actually unhealthy.

1700 + energy

Virtually 1800 mg of sodium

34 mg of fats

By no means once more.

by Nameless reply 76 01/24/2019

I used to be a member for some time however let it lapse as a result of it is too removed from my dwelling to be handy and is in an space the place visitors is horrendous.

I additionally would overspend whereas there and find yourself with bulk objects that might expire earlier than I used them. I might additionally splurge on impulse objects. It merely was not definitely worth the journey to get the staple objects and paper items I went for.

I store nearer to dwelling now, do not overbuy, and am saving cash by doing so. However for individuals who are saving cash and procuring correctly there, go for it.

by Nameless reply 77 01/24/2019

You really want to combo the Costco membership with a Costco Citibank Visa card. You get rewards in your membership along with rewards for almost the whole lot you purchase utilizing your Visa (together with travel-related purchases). The membership advantages pay in November, whereas the Visa rewards are despatched to you along with your February assertion. My husband and I managed to rack up a cashback of $825 from the Visa, on prime of the $80 from the membership.

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by Nameless reply 78 01/24/2019

The extra membership card and checking to see if the particular person lives on the similar tackle have to be a location factor. I simply added somebody to mine a few month in the past and so they did not hassle to match up the addresses.

by Nameless reply 79 01/24/2019

I have been a member for 10+ years. The primary few years of my membership I used to be evangelical about it. Now I simply use it for fuel, paper towels, and bathroom paper. I order Bio-Astin (astaxathin) for my dad who has Parkinson’s illness. The financial savings on Bio-Astin alone pays for my membership, in all probability double that or extra.

Like many others mentioned it was simply an excessive amount of stuff to search out locations to stash, and neglect concerning the perishable stuff.

by Nameless reply 80 01/24/2019

Their prescription costs are superb and you do not want a membership to make use of the pharmacy.

by Nameless reply 81 01/24/2019

One word concerning the prescriptions – you will get extra financial savings on prescriptions if it isn’t one thing your insurance coverage covers. They provide a free program which you could be part of that lowers the price much more. I do not assume lots of people understand it.

by Nameless reply 82 01/24/2019

Darfur Orphan, are there any Costcos the place you’re? Possibly cash may very well be raised so that you can get a membership. Good luck!

by Nameless reply 84 01/24/2019

[quote]You really want to combo the Costco membership with a Costco Citibank Visa card. You get rewards in your membership along with rewards for almost the whole lot you purchase utilizing your Visa (together with travel-related purchases). The membership advantages pay in November, whereas the Visa rewards are despatched to you along with your February assertion. My husband and I managed to rack up a cashback of $825 from the Visa, on prime of the $80 from the membership.

Is not the Costco VISA the one card they settle for? Costco severed ties with AMEX a number of years in the past.

For my accomplice and I, the Government membership with the Costco VISA greater than pays for itself. You get two rewards again. I believe a variety of potential clients do not analysis the rewards packages and the opposite pluses earlier than placing down the Costco mannequin.

You’ll be able to even get additional protection on TV and electronics, no additional cost.

by Nameless reply 85 01/24/2019

No, they settle for extra than simply the Costco VISA, r85. VISA is simply the cardboard they partnered with to do a branded card that gives in retailer incentives like reductions.

by Nameless reply 86 01/24/2019

Sams now has an app that lets you skip the checkout. You scan your objects along with your smartphone. The folks on the door have readers that scan a bar code that reveals them the objects in your cart.

by Nameless reply 87 01/24/2019

My sister satisfied me to affix Costco however I cancelled after a yr. Too chaotic and I don’t wish to retailer jumbo jars of meals and different junk for years at a time. I stay on my own and couldn’t undergo the meals fast sufficient. The shops are actually random too. Gasoline could also be barely cheaper however not price jockeying with 124 different drivers for a spot at a pump.

by Nameless reply 88 01/24/2019

R87 I’ve used that despite the fact that there’s by no means a wait at Sam’s Membership. They should have that Scanner App at Costco or no less than equip extra places with self checkout lanes.

by Nameless reply 89 01/24/2019

I purchased $300 price of groceries 2.5 months in the past and I’m simply ending this week. I purchased the 6-pack if hen breasts which have 2 in every plastic bag so 12 breasts for about $18 I believe. Atlantic salmon and breaded Tilapia are nice. I’m getting the Visa card quickly and will make $5,000 a yr charging my work bills for inns and ding (3% again).

Cha-chizzing!

by Nameless reply 90 01/24/2019

I am glad Costco introduced again their self-checkouts, however they’re an actual bitch to make use of in comparison with different shops. As quickly because the cost has processed, I imply instantly, it begins beeping and repeating that it’s essential get your shit and get out.

I keep in mind once they acquired self checkouts about Eight years in the past. They did not work nicely in any respect in comparison with different shops. Everybody testing wanted assist as a result of one thing did not scan or one thing wasn’t within the system, and so forth. Costco ripped all of them out and did a storyline of their journal about how clients needed to be checked out by actual cashiers, do Costco ‘listened to their members” and eliminated all their SCOs– bull, that they had a horrible system. Then a pair years in the past they put them again.

Equally, their natural eggs: 4 or 5 years in the past they made a giant deal about their natural eggs being humane licensed and did a giant story of their journal concerning the humane certification of their eggs. They’d somewhat emblem from the humane group on the carton, and so forth. Then they quietly did away with that and the brand disappeared, round one yr or possibly much less after their massive to-do. You would not discover except you seemed for it.

by Nameless reply 91 01/24/2019

A years provide of the Kirklands model of Zyrtec for $14 is definitely worth the annual charge. Everybody in my household takes it.

by Nameless reply 92 01/24/2019

I actually hate the $Three additional price they tack on for two day delivery. I DONT WANT OR NEED 2 day delivery so cease charging me.

by Nameless reply 94 01/24/2019

The Costco nearest to my mom’s city has a turnoff on a really busy freeway the place you are taking your life in your arms. It’s a must to get into the appropriate lane to make the flip simply as individuals are gettting off one other busy freeway exit ramp that can also be in the appropriate lane. You attempt to squeeze in between coming into automobiles and also you decelerate to make the flip as coming into automobiles are developing behind you at 75 mph. Good occasions!

by Nameless reply 95 01/24/2019

R93 the Allertec-D can also be an amazing purchase. It is about $5 for the bundle when Claritin-D is $20.

by Nameless reply 96 01/24/2019

I solely go about twice a yr. I order some otc meds on-line from Costco.com (Vitamin D, AllerTec).

I am going in to purchase full sized sweet bars for Halloween – you’ll be able to’t beat the worth. It is about $13 or $14 for 30 bars. Goal and Walmart cost about $12 for 18 bars.

I additionally purchase their refrigerated totally cooked turkey breast for Thanksgiving/Christmas. It is actually good. After I consider the way it took my mom & grandmother all day to prepare dinner a turkey that tastes identical to this, I really feel dangerous for them. Takes somewhat over an hour.

I’ve purchased issues like cookies, donuts, brownies & different bakery items and so they had been uniformly horrible. I am unable to imagine folks eat that shit. I’ve by no means purchased a cake there as a result of I am unable to match 100 folks into my home to eat all of considered one of their truffles.

I am in NY so my Costco cannot promote wine or liquor & I dont drink beer.

The one frozen stuff I ever purchase are the 72 mini quiches for holidays. They used to promote a field with a bunch of frozen Egg Beaters sort of low ldl cholesterol, low fats, low calorie egg combine however they dropped it and began carrying egg whites as a substitute.

I used to purchase candies at vacation time for my in legal guidelines, however they died.

Like Dealer Joe’s, I used to spend so much extra time in there however they finally stopped carrying the stuff I appreciated and changed it with inferior/dearer stuff I do not like.

I do go there each 2 years for an eye fixed examination. I haven’t got imaginative and prescient insurance coverage.

by Nameless reply 97 01/24/2019

[quote]No, they settle for extra than simply the Costco VISA, [R85]. VISA is simply the cardboard they partnered with to do a branded card that gives in retailer incentives like reductions.

On-line, Costco accepts many various bank cards, not within the retailer.

My Costco solely accepts Citi Visa playing cards, so why not get the Costco VISA, particularly as the purchasers get the next money proportion again. After I purchased my latest iMac Retina at Finest Purchase, I used the Costco VISA, the checkout particular person advised me I acquired an additional three years of protection as a result of utilizing that card. Not dangerous in any respect.

by Nameless reply 98 01/24/2019

Costco VISA additionally does not cost a international transaction charge for those who use it abroad.

by Nameless reply 99 01/24/2019

R61 is true! Costco white albacore tuna in water kills all different manufacturers. I have been shopping for Rooster of the Sea for years. When you like tuna, attempt Kirkland’s as soon as. The distinction is exceptional. Additionally, for those who’re as much as it, for those who purchase an entire filet of beef for round $100 and also you spend a while butchering and appropriately freezing it, you may have gourmand steaks as soon as per week for a number of months.

by Nameless reply 100 01/24/2019

Oh, sure, r89. I’ve memberships at each Costco and Sams. Costco undoubtedly wants the app. I truly like BJs one of the best however the state I moved to does not have one. BJS, other than having a cool identify, had higher meat— hmmm..

by Nameless reply 101 01/24/2019

I really like the Costco frozen meatballs. A few years in the past, a wandering bear raided a household’s storage freezer in Glendale or Eagle Rock or another LA suburb, and ate an entire bag of Costco frozen meatballs, leaving the shredded empty bag behind. The native press dubbed the bear “Meatball,” and one other human curiosity (I suppose “bear curiosity”) story was born. Sadly a yr or so later Meatball was killed in a visitors accident.

I suppose this does not have something to do with “Costco 2019,” however I assumed it was a cute story. Effectively, up till the time he acquired run over, which was unhappy, as a result of all of us appreciated Meatball. RIP, Meatball.

by Nameless reply 102 01/24/2019

R98, undecided what state you reside in however in NY and PA, Costco takes the whole lot however Amex. Would not need to he a Costco branded VISA card.

They even take DISCOVER.

by Nameless reply 103 01/24/2019

R103 what state are you in that they take something other than Visa in retailer?

Their entire factor for years has been they solely settle for one sort of card, which they alter each few years relying on who they strike an settlement with. You need to use totally different playing cards on their web site, which has beforehand been talked about.

by Nameless reply 104 01/24/2019

Sorry, should the half about NY and PA, I do not assume that is correct although.

by Nameless reply 105 01/24/2019

In California, they solely take Visa. they used to take solely Amex, however switched to Visa a few years in the past. They’ll take ATM playing cards from any financial institution, although.

by Nameless reply 106 01/24/2019

From the Costco website:

[quote]Cost – Costco accepts all Visa playing cards, in addition to money, checks, debit/ATM, EBT and Costco Money Playing cards. Picture identification and approval by a supervisor or supervisor could also be required. A sound government-issued picture ID is required for those who plan to pay by verify. Money, checks and EBT usually are not accepted at Costco.com, Costco Gasoline Stations or Costco Automotive Washes.

by Nameless reply 108 01/24/2019

Uh, r105, if it isn’t correct then I’m defrauding Costco in each NY {Manhattan} and PA {Pittsburgh}. I store in each month-to-month.

by Nameless reply 109 01/24/2019

R109 you have to someway be.. I store on the Manhattan Costco and so they solely settle for Visa.

by Nameless reply 110 01/24/2019

OP, I am unable to imagine you purchased underwear in entrance of all these folks. All these unusual folks taking a look at your containers of underwear considering, “Effectively, if I see him on the road, I do know what sort of underwear he has on.”

I may by no means in 1,000,000 years.

by Nameless reply 111 01/24/2019

[quote]All Costcos in New York State are NOT allowed to promote Liquor of their shops.

The (comparatively) new Costco in Oceanside (LI) has a Costco liquor retailer. From what I perceive, they made some form of a take care of a non-Costco one that technically owns the liquor retailer.

We did a style check evaluating Bailey’s with the Kirkland Irish Cream. The Costco model gained Three to 1 over the true factor. It was nearly an identical however the Bailey’s had a definite ‘alcohol’ style and it was much less easy.

by Nameless reply 112 01/24/2019

Fill up in quinoa! The apocalypse is coming.

by Nameless reply 113 01/24/2019

I just like the meatballs too. Ten occasions higher than Sams or Aldi.

by Nameless reply 114 01/24/2019

Costco accepts ANY VISA, not simply the Citi/Costco ones. They’ve to– VISA requires their playing cards to be acceepted in all places, no matter the issuer.

by Nameless reply 115 01/24/2019

[R98], undecided what state you reside in however in NY and PA, Costco takes the whole lot however Amex. Would not need to he a Costco branded VISA card. They even take DISCOVER.

Not true AT ALL, as least not in NY. At NY Costco shops, they solely settle for Citi VISA.

All the opposite playing cards you checklist, you’ll be able to solely use to pay for the objects you order by Costco.Com. After I order from Costco on-line, I generally use considered one of my different playing cards, normally once they have a 5% promotion for any on-line procuring, which Uncover does generally.

EBT is now accepted at Costco shops in NY, however EBT customers must be Costco members.

by Nameless reply 116 01/24/2019

[R98] undecided what state you reside in however in NY and PA, Costco takes the whole lot however Amex. Would not need to he a Costco branded VISA card. They even take DISCOVER.

Not true AT ALL, as least not in NY. At NY Costco shops, they solely settle for Citi VISA.

All the opposite playing cards you checklist, you’ll be able to solely use to pay for the objects you order by Costco.Com. After I order from Costco on-line, I generally use considered one of my different playing cards, normally once they have a 5% promotion for any on-line procuring, which Uncover does generally.

EBT is now accepted at Costco shops in NY, however EBT customers must be Costco members.

by Nameless reply 117 01/24/2019

In Silicon Valley (Santa Clara County Calif), and maybe in all places else too, there is a 4% rebate for those who use the Citi Visa card on the Costco fuel pumps. It is paid through an annual verify that is issued every Feb, so it’s a must to calculate the time worth of cash everytime you purchase fuel and deduct that out of your 4% financial savings, although I do not care sufficient to do all that math — it is nonetheless cheaper than paying full value (which is already much less at Costco than at most fuel stations). The pumps open at 6:30 within the morning and features are quick for those who go early.

by Nameless reply 118 01/24/2019

[quote]At NY Costco shops, they solely settle for Citi VISA.

I’ve TD Visa and Traders Visa and I take advantage of them in Brooklyn and Oceanside.

by Nameless reply 119 01/24/2019

r116 Please cease repeating this. They settle for ALL VISAS, not simply Citi.

by Nameless reply 120 01/24/2019

I get the premier protein weight-loss shakes there. They present up within the coupon ebook each few months, which reduces the worth 25%.

When you present up when the shop does -not- have samples, it is way more manageable. However the people who dine on the samples clog the aisles.

by Nameless reply 121 01/24/2019

Want I may get enthusiastic about Costco however gave it up after one yr (a present). Simply not my factor. The car parking zone alone was sufficient to maintain me away.

by Nameless reply 122 01/24/2019

R66, you may have good style. I hardly ever store there as a result of I find yourself losing an excessive amount of meals because it’s simply me. They’ve nice costs on optical and pharmacy which is why I maintain my membership.

by Nameless reply 123 01/24/2019

The Costco shops I am going to have significantly decreased samples prior to now yr. The blender man is normally there however that is about it — final week, there was a sausage desk however I do not eat meat.

by Nameless reply 124 01/25/2019

[quote]undecided what state you reside in however in NY and PA, Costco takes the whole lot however Amex. Would not need to he a Costco branded VISA card. They even take DISCOVER.

Not true in any respect. No Costco anyplace, together with Manhattan and Pittsburgh, accepts something however Visa. And the NY places settle for ANY Visa not simply Citi Visa.

by Nameless reply 125 01/25/2019

I observed only a few samples too. I normally did not wait on line for samples as I’ve backbone issues and it is exhausting sufficient to buy with out ready on extra strains however usually I believe that sucks. These samples had been one of many issues most individuals liked about Costco. As well as their meals court docket sucks. The pizza tastes like plastic and the one good factor that they had, the BBQ sandwich they not have, no less than at my Costco. Additionally at my Costco they all the time carried an excellent model imported from Greece feta in a 16 ouncescontainer. Now it’s a must to purchase Four fucking kilos of it if you’d like the identical model. Screw that. I am going to purchase on-line. In addition they stopped promoting their massive container of natural hummus. Now it’s a must to purchase these little particular person containers, 20 to a field. I am not 5 years previous. If I wish to serve hummus I am not going to place out a tiny little container.

I’ve a sense Costco has about one other 5-Eight years left to it earlier than it goes out of enterprise or turns into simply a web-based vendor.

My Brooklyn Costco has a very good liquor retailer proper subsequent to it. Good costs on good wine.

by Nameless reply 126 01/25/2019

I do not eat them so I did not know concerning the change, however a pal of mine advised me that the recent canine are not good. Once more, I do not eat them so I do not know in the event that they had been ever good to start with however he was telling me they used to make use of Hebrew Nationwide Scorching Canine and now they use a Kirkland model.

by Nameless reply 127 01/25/2019

[quote]. Not true AT ALL, as least not in NY. At NY Costco shops, they solely settle for Citi VISA.

Not true. I take advantage of my Amazon visa on a regular basis

by Nameless reply 128 01/25/2019

It is MasterCard right here in Canada. Any MasterCard. The Costco MasterCard offers 1 % again on any purchases (Costco or elsewhere), besides eating places (2 %, any meals outlet, together with quick meals) and fuel (Three %, Costco or elsewhere).

by Nameless reply 129 01/25/2019

Sorry, I acquired that backwards. It is 2 on fuel, Three on meals.

by Nameless reply 130 01/25/2019

[quote]Not true. I take advantage of my Amazon visa on a regular basis.

And albeit, the Amazon reward program beats Costco’s arms down. You get the rewards every month, not annually. Then apply them on Amazon for something you need.

by Nameless reply 131 01/25/2019

Scorching canine have been tasteless for years, ever since they stopped serving Hebrew Nationwide.

by Nameless reply 132 01/25/2019

How is the cotsco in Harlem?

by Nameless reply 133 01/25/2019

I like their scorching canine. I am going to see myself out…

by Nameless reply 134 01/25/2019

I truly love their pizza, hen stick issues and scorching canine.

Brooklyn Native and my household has been going to them for over 20 years. We all the time shopped at Costco and their frozen meatballs are a few of the finest.

They used to hold EVERYTHING, identify manufacturers and all. I keep in mind we might go there for the whole lot, I even would purchase my dvds and CDs there. Now they’ve much less manufacturers and so forth

Additionally, sure, nearly all main shops like Costco and so forth. promote totally different objects in several shops. Goal is identical approach. Some shops carry sure objects, others don’t.

Targets in NYC can carry beer however not wines and so forth. however different states promote wines and so forth. additionally. Dealer Joe’s is identical. Just one Dealer Joe’s in all of NYC carries wine. The remainder can’t.

And why no point out of BJs? My dad and mom all the time shopped Costco and BJs

by Nameless reply 136 01/25/2019

If it weren’t for the pet food I wouldn’t stay a member..however the fuel, espresso and recent produce are offers I admire. winco has less expensive Greek yogurt, milk and eggs and in smaller sizes which I favor.

by Nameless reply 137 01/25/2019

The Kirkland turkey chilly cuts are superb. I’m shocked there hasn’t been extra BJ’s love on right here. I’m a fan of each Costco and BJ’s

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by Nameless reply 138 01/25/2019

[quote]Then apply them on Amazon for something you need.

Why would you wish to apply them on Amazon? Then you definately lose out on the 5% rebate you’ll have earned for those who charged the acquisition to the cardboard. ALWAYS get money again or an announcement credit score. (And when you have the Citi DoubleCash Grasp Card, which supplies you 1% whenever you purchase and 1% whenever you pay, NEVER get an announcement credit score, since you lose out on the “1% whenever you pay” half.)

Use your brains, folks.

by Nameless reply 139 01/25/2019

Effectively everybody right here loves blow jobs r138

by Nameless reply 140 01/25/2019

[quote]Effectively everybody right here loves blow jobs [R138]

Yeah, I used to be questioning about that. What’s BJ’s?

by Nameless reply 141 01/25/2019

R141 one other Warehouse retailer. I’ve solely been to ones in FL.

by Nameless reply 142 01/25/2019

I may by no means take to BJ’s. I am going to do Goal for some issues however largely Costco. I do hate what they’ve carried out with Costco on-line. Their supply prices are ridiculous. If I do not want no less than $75.00 price of issues I simply will not order from them and the Costco grocery is out of this world ridiculous with how costly it’s. I’ll by no means try this.

by Nameless reply 144 01/25/2019

I believe Costco additionally stopped mailing out their month-to-month “coupon ebook” to members. I used to be advised again in November that they had been solely going to make them accessible on-line.

by Nameless reply 146 01/25/2019

For underwear there are two I favor – boxers within the blue/inexperienced combo and Reebok briefs that make me bulge like no tomorrow.

by Nameless reply 147 01/25/2019

R146 I acquired my coupon ebook, and I do not use them. I solely store at Cosco for the reward playing cards and some objects that catch my eye. That is a couple of times a yr.

by Nameless reply 148 01/25/2019

Except for Costco’s notorious $4.99 Rotisserie Rooster, its Kirkland model pet food – Well being Weight – is the opposite finest deal: $28.99 for a 40-lbs. bag.

We raised our pup on Blue Buffalo till she was 6 months; then we modified her meals to this. (She’s a ‘Giant Breed’ child; so she’s particularly delicate about her weight.)

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by Nameless reply 149 01/25/2019

I used to get their pet food however not that one. It was grain free, lamb & rice type. It price about $43. I simply needed to cease going to Costco, as a result of it is a zoo. I simply get the premium type at Sam’s.

by Nameless reply 150 01/25/2019

Costco must increase their hours, no less than a number of nights per week. My native Costco is open till 8:30 M-F, and 6 on the weekends.

by Nameless reply 151 01/25/2019

R151 good. It’s a must to work with their hours. Not the opposite approach round. I hate how shops maintain pushing again hours later and later to appease the FEW people who wanna be procuring late. Guess what? These folks working there have lives too and I really like that Costco doesn’t fuck then over for somebody who can’t get there by fucking 8:30

by Nameless reply 152 01/26/2019

[quote][R151] good. It’s a must to work with their hours. Not the opposite approach round. I hate how shops maintain pushing again hours later and later to appease the FEW people who wanna be procuring late. Guess what? These folks working there have lives too and I really like that Costco doesn’t fuck then over for somebody who can’t get there by fucking 8:30.

The employees at my native Costco do not work all day. My native Costco opens about 9:30AM. Staff have two shifts, this retailer additionally hires part-timers. A employee who begins at 9:30, positive does not work till 8:30. Do not be absurd. There are two separate teams of employees. Add within the half timers and the individuals who work nights stocking the cabinets.

I speak to lots of people who work there. Their major grievance is about having to take a look at a certain quantity of shoppers inside their shift, in any other case they they make respectable cash in comparison with working at a neighborhood grocery store or division retailer.

I truly work lengthy hours myself, however that is none of your fucking enterprise. I do handle to get there earlier than 8:30. Costco truly closes at 9-9:30 generally, as a result of assholes arrive there at 8:15, stroll round as in the event that they’re sightseeing and normally do not deliver an inventory. All of the issues I DON’T do. The cashiers should take a look at each buyer, even when they find yourself working till 9:30. I clearly know extra about their scenario than you do.

Since Costco is a madhouse on weekends, it stands to motive they need to undoubtedly keep open a bit afterward weekends. I make some extent to by no means go there on Sat or Sunday.

You appear to be taking this too personally, are you in your legs all day making low wages? If not, then STFU.

by Nameless reply 153 01/26/2019

[quote]I believe Costco additionally stopped mailing out their month-to-month “coupon ebook” to members. I used to be advised again in November that they had been solely going to make them accessible on-line.

Nope. I simply acquired one yesterday.

by Nameless reply 154 01/26/2019

Costco is without doubt one of the few shops that is closed on most main holidays.

by Nameless reply 155 01/26/2019

The poster upthread who talked about getting fuel at off-hours was 100% proper. I stay shut sufficient to a Costco (round two miles) that I can swing by to get fuel both earlier than the shop opens or after it is closed. I would not hassle at some other time. I imagine the one close to me opens its fuel station VERY early — like 5:30 in the course of the week at 6:00 on weekends.

by Nameless reply 156 01/26/2019

Yup. Costco offers their workers off on Holidays and so forth.

Whereas different shops now make them work thanksgiving they keep closed and don’t open till regular hours the subsequent morning.

by Nameless reply 157 01/26/2019

Sure, R156, two of the Costcos nearest me open their pumps at 530A Mon-Fri. There’s all the time a line beginning at 515A on the one nearest me.

by Nameless reply 158 01/26/2019

I used to be advised the identical factor about their coupon mailer, that they had been going to cease mailing them out. They needed to get my e-mail tackle so they might ship it to me through e-mail. I’m wondering in the event that they acquired too many individuals complaining about not getting an precise mailer or in the event that they’re nonetheless going to section them out. I used to be advised this again in December.

by Nameless reply 159 01/26/2019

+1 to Premier Protein and pizza. The take-and-bake pizzas are even cheaper, like $7 or $8.

by Nameless reply 160 01/26/2019

R150 um, u notice rice is a grain, eh.

by Nameless reply 161 01/26/2019

After I have to seize a number of issues I am going to roll up at 7:45pm as a result of the group has died down. I am out of the shop by 8:15. Good time to go.

by Nameless reply 162 01/26/2019

So how is the one in Manhattan? Or ought to I schlep to Queens?

by Nameless reply 163 01/26/2019

I take pleasure in that Costco is worldwide. Let me clarify as that could be a broad generalisation. In Australia, we now have Costco. Solely a pair, however have them. The membership you may have, you should utilize in Costco’s around the globe. Eg, once I go to Hawaii and the Massive Island, I cease in (as its 2 miles from airport) and get a slab of water for the week, in addition to these Hershey Almond in Choc lollies for folks again dwelling.

by Nameless reply 164 01/26/2019

In Japan, Costcos have large occasion trays of sushi. Not simply rolls however Nigiri, and so forth. and it is cheap. It clearly is not the very best grade sushi you may get nevertheless it’s significantly better than most you will get. Want they bought it within the states.

by Nameless reply 165 01/26/2019

Do Costcos in Oregon and New Jersey have fuel stations?

by Nameless reply 166 01/26/2019

R166 sure. I believe those in NJ are opened to non members as nicely (they had been pressured to).

by Nameless reply 167 01/26/2019

I labored at Costco in my youthful days (2012 or so) within the meals court docket. The supervisor scheduled us for 4 or six hour shifts, typically ten to THIRTEEN consecutive days with someday off right here and there, hardly ever two days off. He did it in a approach that stored us half time on the books, however we had no lives.

Schedules had been posted two weeks upfront as required by Costco, however the supervisor would then change the schedule repeatedly. Each two days or so there can be a post-it word on the time clock saying to verify the schedule for modifications. I might verify the schedule and see that I might been fully fucked.

by Nameless reply 168 01/26/2019

r167 That have to be odd — they normally solely have one particular person staffing the stations in different states, however with no self-serve, they have to use a lot of workers. I might think about that might make for larger costs.

by Nameless reply 169 01/26/2019

Costco used to promote sushi at my Dallas space places nevertheless it completely sucked– and that is coming from somebody who thinks Sprouts sushi is completely OK.

by Nameless reply 170 01/26/2019

The one sushi I’ve ever seen at Costco was the identical model they promote at Dealer Joe’s which had been simply rolls. I’ve by no means seen precise uncooked fish sushi/sashimi at Costco. Sam’s sells it although.

by Nameless reply 171 01/26/2019

Costco as soon as bought Yummi Sushi however Costco kicked them out the door.

by Nameless reply 172 01/26/2019

How is the Costco in Manhattan ?????

by Nameless reply 173 01/26/2019

My native Kroger (Fry’s in AZ) has a fairly rattling good sushi counter.

by Nameless reply 174 01/26/2019

[quote]How is the Costco in Manhattan ?????

By no means been there. The Costco in LIC will not be large as I’ve heard others are. In addition they waste an excessive amount of area on junk meals, two aisles of cookies and candies you should purchase anyplace, in any other case it is nice. The employees are all the time nice and tremendous useful. They all the time have plenty of unadvertised gross sales. They costs on these objects are normally tremendous low.

There may be one other Costco in Flushing, why it is listed as Rego Park, who is aware of. it is bigger than the LIC retailer.

Do not forget, Costco’s inventory additionally appears to rely upon the demographic of the neighborhood.

by Nameless reply 175 01/27/2019

Costco in Hawaii (Massive Island) sells entire pigs with their faces nonetheless on, however as a vegetarian I favor the affordable priced macadamia nuts. As a macadamia farmer I favor canned Mauna Loa Mac Nuts within the Eight oz. dimension, as they’re excellent roasted and the smaller sized can will keep recent all through the consuming.

Kona espresso, recent leis and tropical flowers, Hawaiian print garments, souvenirs, Hawaiian books. Do your presents for mates procuring right here.

Probably the most scrumptious candies ever, MeleMacs made by Island Princess are at Costco. They’re massive, excellent MacNuts, with a skinny coat of exhausting toffee, a thick coat of darkish chocolate, with a dusting of powdered sugar for visible magnificence. I do not eat them myself for the reason that time I overindulged, which is a blessing.

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by Nameless reply 176 01/27/2019

I significantly favor Costco, nevertheless it’s a zoo. So once I noticed Sam’s was working a particular lately on memberships, I switched. Pay $45 for the membership and get $45 off your first buy. The Sam’s close to me is nowhere close to as crowded and so they have many — however not all — of the issues you will get at Costco, together with a rotisserie hen for below $5. Self-checkout too. The fuel appears approach cheaper than Costco. I stuffed up yesterday for $1.79/gallon. Sure, I’m supporting the evil Walton empire. I do know. Not loopy about it. However Costco kicks my claustrophobia into overdrive.

by Nameless reply 177 01/27/2019

The chickens at Sam’s Membership are disgusting. You have been warned.

by Nameless reply 178 01/27/2019

Sams Membership isn’t good and their meals sucks.

Costco or BJs all day.

by Nameless reply 179 01/27/2019

And for anybody who hasn’t heard of BJs

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by Nameless reply 180 01/27/2019

Gasoline in CA remains to be over $3/gallon. On the least expensive locations (together with Costco and Sam’s Membership), it is possibly $2.90, however most mainstream locations are promoting it at nearer to $3.50.

by Nameless reply 181 01/27/2019

Upthread particular person..in Oregon they pump fuel for u per state regulation

by Nameless reply 182 01/27/2019

Costco has rolls of over-sized plastic baggage mounted on the corners of every meat case, so buyers can cowl their plastic-wrapped styrofoam trays of meat or poultry or fish simply in case any of them would possibly leak. I do not purchase these merchandise, however I do tear off Four baggage every time I am at Costco, fold them up into tiny packets, & discreetly slip them into my pocket. They’re nice for cleansing the cats’ litter field.

by Nameless reply 183 01/28/2019

You will get these baggage at nearly any grocery store produce part and normally bakery division too and a few, like Shoprite, do even have them within the meat division, simply in case you run low between Costco runs.

After I purchase bread or rolls within the bakery part of markets I wish to really feel the bread/rolls for texture and freshness so I do not use the tongs. I take advantage of a type of baggage inside out on my hand, like a disposable glove and use one other bag to place the bread merchandise I choose within the second bag, then I take advantage of the bag I used as a glove like a twist tie to seal the bag. If I see folks utilizing their bare arms touching issues I simply stroll away and by no means purchase at that retailer once more.

by Nameless reply 184 01/28/2019

R184 I am gathering that R183 likes those from Costco as a result of they are much sturdier than those you get at common grocery shops. I’ve seen numerous folks like R183 seize additional ones and slip them into their pockets/purses.

by Nameless reply 185 01/28/2019

Right, R185. I used to make use of the plastic baggage with handles that grocery shops & each different place packed clients’ purchases in — sturdy sufficient to carry a number of cans of soup on the retailer & litter field contents at dwelling. However I am in Calif, which has now outlawed these plastic baggage & solely produce baggage are permitted (that are too flimsy for litter field obligation). So Costco’s greater & sturdier meat counter baggage assist to fill the necessity, & without spending a dime.

by Nameless reply 186 01/28/2019

What do folks strolling their canine do R186 for canine waste baggage?

by Nameless reply 187 01/28/2019

Costco is ok for those who can go in the course of the week at a non peak time.

by Nameless reply 188 01/28/2019

I have been avoiding Costco for 3 months due to the Holidays and since I have been utilizing the Sam’s App which will get me out and in in below 10 minutes.

A pal requested if I may take him to Costco so he may get a number of objects. I agreed however so long as we went proper as they opened. He stored being indecisive about an merchandise and took 5 minutes to determine…. and identical to that, in these 5 minutes it went from zero folks in line to every register (solely two open) being 10 folks deep. We needed to wait 15 minutes to take a look at and the son of a bitch was complaining.

They actually need that self-check out App.

by Nameless reply 189 01/28/2019

R187, baggage are on the market in pet provide shops, some fairly low cost (these are additionally small & possibly flimsy). However I see most dog-walkers utilizing bread baggage, that are lengthy & slender so you’ll be able to put your hand into the bag & decide the droppings up off the sidewalk, then flip the bag inside-out as you take away your hand & tie the bag’s lengthy neck closed. These baggage are sturdy sufficient for the duty. The baggage that paper boys use to guard newspapers from rain work nicely too, however most individuals haven’t got newspapers delivered anymore.

by Nameless reply 190 01/28/2019

I am undecided the baggage bought to select up canine waste can be sturdy sufficient for litter.

Out of curiosity what sort of litter do you utilize, R190?

by Nameless reply 191 01/28/2019

So you will get plastic baggage for canine waste R190? The place I stroll my canine there are a number of “stations” the place there are canine baggage and they’re the actually good ones. Those I purchase on the retailer are flimsy and might’t examine to the standard.

by Nameless reply 192 01/28/2019

I doubt Costco cares about taking a number of of these baggage

by Nameless reply 193 01/28/2019

You’re blessed, R192. The few doggie bag stations I’ve seen in Calif parks are normally empty, or full of flimsy & skimpy baggage.

R191, not one of the canine waste baggage I’ve seen are robust sufficient to carry litter — however they’re solely wanted to carry the quantity of poop generated throughout one stroll, which I assume is not too heavy (is dependent upon the scale of your canine & its weight loss plan, little question). I normally purchase the Arm & Hammer model of litter referred to as “SLIDE”, which clumps & does not stick with the perimeters of the field. My favourite is a model I acquired as soon as without spending a dime with a coupon — Okocat clumping wooden litter, lighter weight, no sticking, wonderful odor management — actually one of the best I’ve used, however I am unable to afford it on a regular basis.

by Nameless reply 194 01/28/2019

R194 that is DL… threads had been meant to be derailed.

Anyway, have you ever tried, World’s Finest Cat Litter? It clumps, does not stick with the facet of the field, does an amazing job with odor management and is flushable!

by Nameless reply 195 01/28/2019

If ours go empty R194 there are folks that can put the flimsy baggage in till they get reloaded. Ours are the 2 ply ones within the hyperlink. I like them additionally as a result of you’ll be able to’t see the contents.

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by Nameless reply 196 01/28/2019

Muttmitts look nice, R196. Is my math proper — 200 for $40 = 100 for $20 = 10 for $2 = 5 for $1 = 20cents apiece? Appears price it.

Flushable cat litter sounds just like the unimaginable dream, R195.

by Nameless reply 197 01/28/2019

[quote]Flushable cat litter sounds just like the unimaginable dream, [R195].

Significantly, attempt it! It harnesses the ability of corn!

by Nameless reply 198 01/28/2019

When you see one thing at Costco you actually actually like. BUY IT! Likelihood is it will not be there in per week or two and generally these objects by no means come again.

by Nameless reply 199 01/28/2019

R182-New Jersey has NO SELF SERVE gasoline stations both. It is FULL SERVE solely.

by Nameless reply 200 01/28/2019

I purchased these very tasty Almond Nougat in a 3 pack. El Almendro imported from Spain. Good high quality with plenty of Complete Almonds.

I as soon as purchased a giant tray of Coca Cola imported from Mexico. No CORN SYRUP. The soda solely has cane sugar and is way tastier than the crappy American model.

by Nameless reply 201 01/28/2019

Please share extra good objects to attempt – thanks! I simply began going out Costco, so I admire the ideas.

by Nameless reply 202 01/28/2019

It’s actual simple to shoplift at Costco.

by Nameless reply 203 01/28/2019

Has anybody purchased considered one of their mattresses? The sort that is folded up into the field? I purchased a Caspar mattres, however I will return it. It is horribly scorching and I am waking up overheated even with no furnace on, and solely a light-weight comforter. I am positive it will likely be horrible in the summertime.

by Nameless reply 204 01/28/2019

R204, get one from Amazon, severely. Free Supply and fewer problem. I do know lots of people who’ve bought them and so they’ve all raved about them.

by Nameless reply 205 01/28/2019

[quote]It’s actual simple to shoplift at Costco.

How? Every part is both large or in sealed plenty of many. Off the highest of my head, I am unable to consider a single factor that may very well be shoplifted from Costco.

by Nameless reply 206 01/29/2019

r203 shoplifted a complete fucking bridge, r206, and he desires to promote it to you.

by Nameless reply 207 01/29/2019

I slide these roast turkey breasts down the entrance of my pants. I normally step into the diary part to do it. It’s a nice low cost.

by Nameless reply 208 01/29/2019

[quote]I normally step into the diary part to do it.

They name it the journaling part now.

by Nameless reply 209 01/29/2019

You positive that their OO is genuine and never blended with canola? If olive oil does not sting your throat (like arugula), it isn’t genuine

by Nameless reply 210 01/29/2019

Generally they promote a number of olive oils. The one that individuals rave about is the natural additional virgin. And sure, it could possibly sting.

by Nameless reply 211 01/29/2019

I’ve by no means truly been to Costco. There’s an enormous location in Brooklyn and I maintain placing it off. I do wish to test it out considered one of nowadays.

by Nameless reply 212 01/29/2019

I noticed a younger girl being busted for shoplifting at Costco — undecided what it was she stole however she was sobbing whereas calling her mom to return rescue her from the shop cops, who had been slicing up her membership card.

by Nameless reply 213 01/29/2019

Costco sells coffins. Possibly she was shoplifting a coffin.

by Nameless reply 214 01/30/2019

They don’t have becoming rooms so I purchased denims, tried them on within the lavatory stall then was trying within the mirror when an worker demanded to see my receipt as she mentioned we don’t allow you to attempt them on…I confirmed her then returned them previous to leaving.. CUNT

by Nameless reply 215 01/30/2019

They even have indicators outdoors their loos telling you not to herald unpaid merchandise. She wasn’t misplaced in any respect. And yeah, you actually confirmed her.

by Nameless reply 216 01/30/2019

[quote]They even have indicators outdoors their loos telling you not to herald unpaid merchandise. She wasn’t misplaced in any respect. And yeah, you actually confirmed her.

R216, studying comprehension issues?

R215 mentioned they confirmed the worker their receipt. They purchased denims, then went to attempt them on. Then, they returned them earlier than leaving.

by Nameless reply 217 01/31/2019

You LOVE Costco pizza? Go to an actual restaurant. Even minimal wage ought to allow you to style an accurate pizza each different month. Why eat rubbish?

by Nameless reply 218 01/31/2019

R218, truly Costco’s frozen pizza, the bread crust pizza or no matter it is referred to as, is moderately tasty for frozen pizza. I ought to know, I grew up having a grandfather who owned a Brooklyn Italian bakery which additionally produced pizzas. I do know what good pizza tastes like.

Costco used to promote the DiGiorno Deep Dish and Rising Crust pizza, I have not seen them for about two years.

I’ll say, the Sabatasso pizza in addition they carry, tastes like cardboard with tasteless sauce and horrible processed cheese on it. That is fairly dangerous. After I’m too busy or drained to prepare dinner, the Kirkland pizza is respectable for a fast meal. I normally have half a Kirkland frozen pizza and in addition eat a salad or a facet dish of their Normandy or Stir Fry greens.

We aren’t speaking massive full pizzas right here, there are 4 medium dimension pizzas per field.

When you’re referring to pizza from Costco’s meals court docket, at my Costco, it is separate from the shop. I’ve by no means been in it. I am going to Costco to buy, not waste time consuming.

by Nameless reply 219 01/31/2019

If you’re already at Costco and plan on getting frozen pizza there you’ll do higher to go to the meals court docket and get as many slices of pizza as you need, what type you need, they’ve Three sorts. Take them dwelling and freeze them in one thing the cheese will not stick with, like Reynolds Wrap Non-Stick Foil. They don’t seem to be actual pizza place high quality however significantly better than something frozen and cheaper, $1.99 for a really massive slice and no additional cost for those with toppings.

by Nameless reply 220 01/31/2019

R218 Oh honey…do you ever marvel why folks, usually, do not such as you?

by Nameless reply 221 01/31/2019

R220, what do not you perceive about not having time or desirous to go to the Costco meals court docket. Purchase pizza there, then freeze the pizza I might purchase?! I might by no means try this. I am not fascinated with doing that in any respect.

The Kirkland pizza and DiGiorno are each give up good for frozen pizza, I’ve no drawback with their pizzas in any respect. Additionally, Costco generally has a big recent pizza within the meat part. They’re tremendous massive, greater than sufficient for 4 folks. So, I might need to freeze that too, that recent pizza is to massive for my accomplice and I to eat in a single sitting.

I haven’t got a separate freezer, only a common fridge with the freezer on prime.

Most of you posting on this thread will need to have houses with a freezer within the basement or a really bigger fridge. I’ve a reasonably large house, however my kitchen is small and my fridge is not a two door with the freezer on one facet. I do have a 3rd bed room the place I can stockpile non-perishables, like paper towels, Kleenex and so forth. Now we have the additional room arrange as each a walk-in closet and storage for different objects.

I hate procuring, so having the additional room for non-perishables is fantastic.

by Nameless reply 222 02/01/2019

R222 Come up with your self Mary. Let’s take some loooong deeeep breaths….iiiiin……ouuuuut…..iiiin….ouuuuut.

by Nameless reply 223 02/01/2019

STFU, R223…I’m NOT the one obsessive about Costco Meals Courtroom Pizza.

Transfer alongside…..Mobility Mary!

by Nameless reply 224 02/01/2019

I really like their Meals Courtroom Pizza too.

by Nameless reply 225 02/01/2019

Frozen Pizzas may be good. Digiorno is nice. I really like their Supreme pizza.

by Nameless reply 227 02/01/2019

I like Costco pizza, however one slice is like 700 energy. The entire pizza is 4500. Seeing that made me change my thoughts.

by Nameless reply 228 02/01/2019

[quote]Do you order papa johns too?

I despise Papa John himself, so I might by no means purchase pizza from that retailer, then once more, the place I stay there are not any Papa Johns.

Guess as typical on DL, you did not learn that I grew up having a grandfather who owned an Italian bakery which additionally produced pizzas, so I do know what nice pizza tastes like. There’s nothing unsuitable with Kirkland and DiGiorno pizzas. The Supreme is nice however my native Costco hasn’t had that in years.

So, principally, STFU. As a result of snarking at me will make zero distinction.

by Nameless reply 229 02/01/2019

The acai bowl is incredible. Love the al pastor salad, too.

by Nameless reply 230 02/01/2019

R224 Admit it hon. You’ll be able to’t afford a slice of pizza. Jealous cunt.

by Nameless reply 231 02/03/2019

When you hire automobiles, get a membership. Costco Journey let’s you ebook automobiles by common rental locations and sometimes offers a 30% low cost AND the second driver free. It far more than pays for the membership.

by Nameless reply 232 02/03/2019

[quote][R224] Admit it hon. You’ll be able to’t afford a slice of pizza. Jealous cunt.

What an absurd and juvenile remark. I can positive afford a slice of their meals court docket pizza, I merely don’t need it.

My Costco membership prices $130 with tax. It greater than pays for itself as a result of receiving the 2 yearly money again checks.

Once more, I am going to Costco to buy, not waste time going to their meals court docket to order pizza to then deliver dwelling and freeze. You sound like an utter dolt.

by Nameless reply 233 02/04/2019

Simply cooked considered one of their prepackaged entrees, a Pot Roast. I’ve to say, you might minimize it with a fork and it was rattling tasty. Actually not like my do-it-yourself however my husband and I are doing low carbs and I have not made pot roast all winter. I am sort of astonished.

by Nameless reply 234 02/04/2019

The pot roast is absolutely good and so are the Mediterranean hen skewers. They’re an amazing possibility once I do not feel like cooking. Their shrimp cocktail plate can also be wonderful for value, however the cocktail sauce that comes with is trash.

by Nameless reply 235 02/04/2019

Is the pot roast within the freezer part or in a field the place they’ve issues like cheeses and chilly cuts, chilly, non frozen issues?

by Nameless reply 236 02/05/2019

Vacuum-packed, within the open refrigerated part.

by Nameless reply 237 02/05/2019

R236, it is within the field factor reverse the deli.

by Nameless reply 238 02/05/2019

The hen pot pie, within the recent meals part is fairly good. Method an excessive amount of crust although.

by Nameless reply 239 02/05/2019

Don’t giggle, however I just like the quinoa salad. It has a variety of taste and “sauce.” I can add different stuff to it and blend all of it up.

I truly just like the sauce (ketchup-based) that comes with the shrimp cocktail. I add Tabasco to make it extra spicy.

by Nameless reply 240 02/05/2019

R234, how does a low-carb weight loss plan imply which you could’t eat pot roast? Do you imply that the potatoes and carrots historically served with it are too excessive i carbs? As a result of the meat itself is excessive in protein and low in carbs. Even the cooking liquid is OK, if it isn’t thickened into gravy with flour.

by Nameless reply 241 02/05/2019

Costco has nice natural salsa. You get two jars for lower than $8.

by Nameless reply 244 02/06/2019

[quote]Suck it, cunt.

You appear to really feel the necessity to have the final phrase, nicely YOU will not, Meals Courtroom Pizza Moron.

Nobody offers a flying fuck about your OBSESSION with Costco’s Meals Courtroom pizza.

Get assist! At this level you’re simply plain unhappy.

by Nameless reply 245 02/06/2019

[quote]Costco has nice natural salsa. You get two jars for lower than $8.

What is the model, Jacks? The Santa Barbara model was nice, they not carry that. That model got here in three varieties.

My Costco solely carries the one massive plastic jar of Jack’s Natural Cantina Type, its’s $5.99. It is within the refrigerated part. Years in the past, Costco stopped carrying the Chili’s model in addition to their very own Kirkland model of salsa, these weren’t refrigerated. The Kirkland model got here in two pretty massive plastic jars.

My Costco additionally solely has two manufacturers of guacamole, Wholly Guacamole, in a 20 particular person small cup bundle, for $13.99 and one other model, which is available in Three medium dimension plastic dishes for $9.99, forgot that model. Each manufacturers are scrumptious.

by Nameless reply 246 02/06/2019

Thanks R237 and R238. I shall be searching for it on my subsequent journey to Costco.

by Nameless reply 247 02/06/2019

[quote]Frozen Pizzas may be good. Digiorno is nice

When you like white trash meals, sure, for those who like actual Italian meals no. Not even near actual pizza, its all thick dense dry bread saving cash on the toppings. You’ll remorse in internet morning on the bowl.

by Nameless reply 248 02/08/2019

Digiorno is the Scorching Pocket of Pizza.

by Nameless reply 249 02/08/2019

r248, please, the worst pizza on the earth is in Italy. Nobody desires fucking skinny crust with hardly something on it.

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by Nameless reply 250 02/08/2019

The Scoop Away litter bought at Costco is superior to Tidy Cat. The financial savings on it alone pays for my membership. For cat litter, get a Litter Genie.

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by Nameless reply 251 02/08/2019

That pic will not be from Italy R250. It is American.

You do know Italy invented Pizza Proper? Actual pizza will not be imagined to be thick beady dough with 2 kilos of low cost greasy cheese on it. I suppose some folks favor that to the true factor however then simply as many individuals eat pet food as a substitute of an actual steak.

by Nameless reply 252 02/08/2019

No person who eats frozen pizza is searching for ‘actual’ Italian meals any greater than somebody who eats at Taco Bell is searching for genuine Mexican meals. They’re searching for one thing that is flavorful and tastes good, despite the fact that they know it is junk. Unclench, FFS, R248.

by Nameless reply 253 02/08/2019

Finest fucking pillows I ever purchased are from Costco. They’re referred to as Sleep Improvements. I purchased them 10+years in the past. I’ve tried to disgrace myself into shopping for new to switch them, however why?

Additionally, a tremendous (however massive) backpack that is bee with me for 10+ years.

Costco has some high quality stuff.

by Nameless reply 254 02/08/2019

How do fucking pillows work? ^

by Nameless reply 255 02/08/2019

Haha, my head rests very nicely on these foamy pillows as I sleep, dream, fuck and jack off.

by Nameless reply 256 02/08/2019

Attempt the precooked turkey breast. It is within the fridge part. Most of them are 3.5-4lbs. Attempt it, see for those who prefer it and you’ve got made Thanksgiving (and possibly Christmas) rather a lot simpler. Takes about an hour within the oven.

Btw, the cooking directions are on the vacuum packed wrapper on the again the place you get the dietary data. They’re sort of exhausting to see if you do not know they’re there.

by Nameless reply 257 02/08/2019

Can the pre cooked turkey be frozen after it is sliced? I stay alone. I am unable to eat a complete turkey breast earlier than it goes dangerous.

by Nameless reply 258 02/09/2019

[quote]No person who eats frozen pizza is searching for ‘actual’ Italian meals any greater than somebody who eats at Taco Bell is searching for genuine Mexican meals. They’re searching for one thing that is flavorful and tastes good, despite the fact that they know it is junk.

Besides Taco Bell tastes like pet food. Simply take a look at who they market too.

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by Nameless reply 259 02/10/2019

All this bitching about individuals who eat frozen pizzas coming from individuals who stick their tongue up different folks’s asses!!!!

by Nameless reply 260 02/10/2019

r260, you presume everybody right here who decries Costco frozen pizza rims?

by Nameless reply 261 02/10/2019

No, R261, some fuck their pillows!!!

by Nameless reply 262 02/10/2019

And revel in it, hunty at r262!

by Nameless reply 263 02/10/2019

[quote] Can the pre cooked turkey be frozen after it is sliced? I stay alone. I am unable to eat a complete turkey breast earlier than it goes dangerous.

R258, after all you’ll be able to freeze slices. Why would you assume in any other case?

by Nameless reply 264 02/10/2019

R260 hit the nail on the top.

by Nameless reply 265 02/10/2019

They’re a bit dear however I just like the shrimp in lime and cilantro. A sandwich of Dave’s bread, cheddar, sliced tomato and the shrimp makes for a yummy and wholesome lunch.

by Nameless reply 266 02/10/2019

R259, no person offers a fuck about Taco Bell; that wasn’t my level. The purpose is that nobody, I imply NO ONE, is looking for genuine ethnic meals experiences from junk meals. Your meals snobbery geared toward frozen pizza eaters is excessive and pointless.

by Nameless reply 267 02/10/2019

Superb, DL now has an Anti-Frozen Pizza Troll.

by Nameless reply 268 02/10/2019

I went to Sam’s in Houston. Appalling.

by Nameless reply 269 05/14/2019

I’ve dinner at Costco day by day. $5 will get me a footlong hotdog, Coke and churros.,

by Nameless reply 270 05/14/2019

[quote]I’ve dinner at Costco day by day. $5 will get me a footlong hotdog, Coke and churros.,

The hotdog and Coke are $1.50. What number of churros are you consuming?

by Nameless reply 271 05/15/2019

LOL, I do not assume their scorching canine are foot longs however they appear no less than half a foot broad. Sadly they don’t have any style. Too dangerous they acquired too low cost to maintain utilizing the Hebrew Nationwide ones. These had been good. I might moderately pay 2 bucks for the combo and get a very good canine. If not HN then possibly Oscar Mayer or Nathan’s. Those they use actually don’t have any taste in any respect, like the way in which the umbrella scorching canine style nowadays solely the umbrella ones are as skinny as a pencil. All you style is bun for those who purchase a type of and now they’re $2.50 for one teeny canine.

by Nameless reply 272 05/16/2019

Who the fuck goes to Costco to eat?

Are a few of you bringing your vacationer kin from some Third World nation or some bumfuck US city, there?!

Get your groceries and different stuff, then get the hell out. Costco is not some superb vacation spot, that anybody must linger, not to mention, eat there.

by Nameless reply 273 05/16/2019

R272 they ddin’t transfer away from HN due to the price. It is the identical motive they do not use OM or Nathan’s…. they’re shifting away from all namebrands and pushing Kirkland objects solely.

They’re pushing out a variety of the key manufacturers in-store to solely promote Kirkland, which is ridiculous. Who desires to pay for a membership to simply purchase their very own model?

by Nameless reply 274 05/16/2019

[quote]They’re pushing out a variety of the key manufacturers in-store to solely promote Kirkland, which is ridiculous. Who desires to pay for a membership to simply purchase their very own model?

That is actually not true at my native Costco. I overheard some clients arguing that this specific Costco is not carrying the Kirkland model of cheddar cheese, which price $5.99 for a two pound brick.

One man was asking why they substituted their very own Kirkland model for an costly imported cheddar model, which prices $5.99 per pound? Who the hell desires to pay $12 for a brick of cheddar cheese?

The supervisor gave the client some convoluted response, “We could not get the Kirkland cheddar at a very good value.” In fact, they made completely no sense, particularly as Kirkland is Costco’s model.

by Nameless reply 275 05/16/2019

OP, have you ever used up your 2L bottle of EVOO? Has it gone rancid?

I purchase a 750 ml bottle every time. It is sufficient, and I take advantage of plenty of EVOO.

by Nameless reply 276 05/16/2019

R275 that is in all probability a one-off and I am not shocked it is concerning their cheese. Have you ever ever used that cheese? It is tender, and disgusting. The extra seemingly motive is that they discontinued it as a result of nobody was shopping for it.

However go forward and have a look round on the different stuff across the retailer and take a look at how a lot has been changed with solely the Kirkland model.

by Nameless reply 277 05/16/2019

I am keen on Costco it is excellent for my weight loss plan I purchase my gigantic cans of espresso, natural hen wings and massive baggage of recent natural greens. Hooked on their natural frozen cherries and natural eggs. Costco flowers outrank Dealer Joes.

by Nameless reply 278 05/16/2019

[quote][R275] that is in all probability a one-off and I am not shocked it is concerning their cheese. Have you ever ever used that cheese? It is tender, and disgusting. The extra seemingly motive is that they discontinued it as a result of nobody was shopping for it. However go forward and have a look round on the different stuff across the retailer and take a look at how a lot has been changed with solely the Kirkland model.

I guarantee you, this isn’t a “one off”. Everybody was shopping for the Kirkland cheddar. It was all the time promoting. Do not know what cheddar you had been utilizing however the Additional Sharp Kirkland cheddar was by no means tender. I appreciated the dry texture, it was nice for cooking.

This Costco has substituted the Kirkland brick with the costly imported cheddar cheese, nt good transfer in a neighborhood which nonetheless has massive working class inhabitants. Apart from the imported $12 brick, there’s additionally the 2 bag bundle of the ‘Mexican cheese’ which is a mixture of cheeses. The Mexican cheese is ok for omelettes, however for baked macaroni, the Mexican cheese combine is simply too ‘mealy’ tasting. To me, it tastes like shredded processed cheese.

About three months in the past, my native Costco was again carrying the Kirkland cheddar. Then, a few week in the past, it was gone once more.

I double checked, I spoke to the identical supervisor. He went to verify the pc checklist, he advised me this Costco will not be carrying the cheddar: “You will get it within the Flushing Costco”. Why would I am going to the Flushing Costco when my native Costco is barely 5 blocks from me?

I’ve an Government Membership, which is nice as a result of it greater than pays for itself, however nonetheless, this Costco retains discontinuing so many objects and they don’t seem to be even substituting them with Kirkland merchandise.

Even probably the most primary objects are being discontinued, reminiscent of espresso filters. Costco sells so many manufacturers of espresso, but are discontinuing espresso filters?? I’ve to organize them on-line from Costco.com and there is a transportation charge. You guess I’ve complained. Paying a lot for the membership, but this Costco retains on eliminating objects?! That is sheer madness.

by Nameless reply 279 05/16/2019

They’ve discontinued La Croix water. Effectively, I by no means in all my life . . .

by Nameless reply 280 05/16/2019

Costco sells magical Kirkland Plastic Wrap. Little recognized secret: for those who by no means verify how a lot is left, it will final perpetually. 15 years and nonetheless going robust.

by Nameless reply 281 05/16/2019

I agree with the above. My Costcos are slowly discontinuing most merchandise and changing with their very own manufacturers. A number of the objects I’ve observed that they’ve changed fully with the Kirkland model embrace: Espresso Filters (we nonetheless have them), canned corn and beans, rice, chocolate chips (they solely deliver within the Nestle Chocolate Chips throughout Vacation season now), Deli Meats (those within the massive fridge circumstances) in addition to scorching canine (beforehand talked about). The subsequent to go goes to be the Haggen-Dazs ice cream bars as Kirkland now makes their very own manufacturers of these.

by Nameless reply 282 05/16/2019

R282, I used to be additionally advised by the supervisor, “It is a small Costco in comparison with the a lot bigger shops in NYC.” But a solution like that does not clarify why my native retailer can be discontinuing many merchandise which had been all the time flying off the cabinets.

In my native Costco, NONE of the discontinued merchandise are being changed by Kirkland merchandise, they’re merely being eradicated. Even primary merchandise like sure manufacturers of soaps, are gone. My Costco hasn’t carried Dial bar cleaning soap for years. But they are going to carry costly French milled cleaning soap from France? Does the typical particular person use that? In fact not!

I can undoubtedly perceive Costco carry particular toiletry objects in the course of the Vacation season, however costly cleaning soap all yr spherical? I’ve complained to the Seattle workplace to no avail.

by Nameless reply 283 05/16/2019

Your Costco sounds bizarre, R283. Possibly it is a signal that they are gearing as much as shut it down.

by Nameless reply 284 05/16/2019

[quote]Your Costco sounds bizarre, [R283]. Possibly it is a signal that they are gearing as much as shut it down.

They’re situated in one of many largest areas of gentrification in Queens, Lengthy Island Metropolis. We managed to drive Amazon out, however we positive don’t need Costco out!

There’s excessive rise building happening throughout that Costco. Over the previous yr two new constructing have gone up close to that Costco. Costco can be insane to shut. What is the level of all that high-rise building with completely nowhere for the newbies to buy?!

The closest supermarkets in that space are about 8-10 blocks from that Costco.

These supermarkets have been renovated and raised their costs as a result of wealthier new folks shifting to the world. Very long time residents can see the modifications. But, these grocery store house owners appear to neglect there’s nonetheless a big portion of the neighborhood which consists of working class folks, who usually are not going to pay the excessive costs at their renovated native supermarkets.

To not point out, in comparison with Costco’s meals, the standard of the grocery store meals is inferior and better priced.

by Nameless reply 285 05/16/2019

[quote] Who the fuck goes to Costco to eat?

The Costco close to me used to have its “meals court docket” space close to the doorway, inside the shop. Folks used to buy, pay for his or her stuff, then sit & eat on the meals court docket (scorching canine, pizza, and so forth.), leaving their procuring carts (large) subsequent to them. This blocked up the doorway.

A genius (being severe) determined to maneuver the meals court docket to the surface of the shop. This was an amazing enchancment.

by Nameless reply 286 05/16/2019

R286– is that this the one in Astoria?

by Nameless reply 287 05/16/2019

No, R287 , it isn’t in Astoria. This have to be a typical Costco technique — transfer the meals space outdoors for the exhausting core individuals who will sit and eat subsequent to the car parking zone. Extra flooring area inside for larger income objects.

by Nameless reply 288 05/16/2019

Not solely that, R288, it permits them to extend their revenues by permitting non-Members to graze there.

by Nameless reply 289 05/16/2019

[quote]The supervisor gave the client some convoluted response, “We could not get the Kirkland cheddar at a very good value.” In fact, they made completely no sense, particularly as Kirkland is Costco’s model.

You do notice they do not truly MAKE any of the Kirkland merchandise, proper? Clearly they need to contract with a cheese firm to have them make and bundle their product below the Kirkland identify, so it does make sense to me.

by Nameless reply 290 05/16/2019

There isn’t any Costco in Astoria, it is in Lengthy Island Metropolis.

by Nameless reply 291 05/17/2019

I assumed there was an previous cheese maker and olive oil maker within the again room together with the 1000’s of packages of Bounty paper towels.

by Nameless reply 292 05/17/2019

My costco will not be eliminating a lot that i can inform, nonetheless have la croix, nestle chips and so forth. if i’m searching for skincare i do verify on-line for extra choices. I store costco close to west hartford ct.

by Nameless reply 293 05/17/2019

I did not know that Kirkland cheddar cheese was so good. I am going to maintain an eye fixed out for it. Costco does promote Kerrygold Dubliner cheese. It is a cross between cheddar and Parmesan. Actually scrumptious.

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by Nameless reply 294 05/17/2019

I simply left my Costco. They not carry the Kerrygold Irish Butter. It appears to have been changed with a Kirkland model. I did not purchase it.

by Nameless reply 295 05/17/2019

R276 not the OP however once I buy the olive oil I purchase the 2L bottles. I normally have them for about 9 months earlier than I can use it up and it is by no means gone rancid on me.

by Nameless reply 296 05/17/2019

[quote] They not carry the Kerrygold Irish Butter.

What?! I really like that butter. That is on my procuring checklist. It has a singular texture (creamy).

I purchase that 2L bottle of Kirkland natural olive oil however I retailer it within the fridge. Stays non-rancid a very long time.

by Nameless reply 297 05/17/2019

R297 may simply be that retailer however I’ve discovered that no less than across the ones by me, as soon as they begin introducing the Kirkland variations they section out the identify model ones.

by Nameless reply 298 05/17/2019

I bought a pack of merino mix socks and might report they held up very nicely when mountain climbing.

by Nameless reply 299 07/14/2019

Is there any method to get a membership at cheaper than $60?

by Nameless reply 300 02/12/2020

I hate their roasted chickens. The breast meat tastes bizarre and has a mushy consistency. I purchase their frozen packs of hen thigh meat. My favourite factor there’s the 15 rely containers of Salon-Pas lidocaine patches. I put on one on every knee day by day and placed on on my dangerous hip each evening so I am not taking OTC ache aid a lot.

I nonetheless have and use a comforter I purchased again when Costco was Value Membership. After studying this thread I wish to go to a Costco in Hawaii.

by Nameless reply 301 02/12/2020

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