Costco: can big box stay relevant?


Use the podcast player below to listen to our discussion on Costco and its Q2’22 result, which accompanies the detailed write-up below: (Date of report: 13 April 2022) Costco is the ultimate warehouse club model. You can't shop there unless you are a member, which means you're paying at least $60 per year (or $120 for Executive Member status) for the privilege of access to bulk-buy deals at wholesale prices. If you live in South Africa, Makro is the closest thing you'll recognise to Costco. The business has been an exceptional performer. Berkshire Hathaway made a fortune with its investment in [...]