Costco's December sales rise 11% to $17 billion


By Claudia Assis, MarketWatch 

Jan 8, 2020


Costco Wholesale Corp. late Wednesday reported sales of $17.04 billion for December, a 10.5% increase over sales of $15.42 billion in the year-ago period.


Same-store sales rose 9%, Costco said.


The later-than-usual Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday dates helped the month's total and comparable-store sales by about 1%, the company said...