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Coke, Costco Bury the Hatchet

Bulk retailer, beverage titan reconcile pricing dispute

(Newser) - Coca-Cola and Costco have ironed out a pricing dispute that kept the warehouse chain from restocking its shelves with the soda titan's products for over a month. Coke devotees should be seeing their favorite beverages at the stores soon, Costco CFO Richard Galanti said. "Our sign on shelves—'Until... More »

The Costco Effect: Buy Cheap, Spend (and Eat) More

Having more of a good thing around the house can mean less in your wallet

(Newser) - Sure, warehouse stores are cheap: one exec says Costco marks up product at around 10%, compared to 20% at normal supermarkets. But, Neal Templin wonders in the Wall Street Journal, do bulk purchases actually save you money? “When there are more bagels in my refrigerator, I consume more of... More »

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