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Costco Wholesale
Costco Wholesale
MOST ADMIRED
Top 50 rank: 29
Rank in Specialty Retailers: Diversified: 1
(Previous rank: 1)
Overall score: 6.68

Should Costco Wholesale be admired, or what?
Costco Wholesale stats
Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 2
People management 3
Use of corporate assets 1
Social responsibility 4
Quality of management 1
Financial soundness 3
Long-term investment 1
Quality of products/services 1
Global competitiveness 4
Most Admired
1 Costco Wholesale 6.68
2 Home Depot 6.56
3 Staples 6.50
4 Lowe's 6.36
5 Best Buy 6.25
Contenders
Rank Company Overall score
6 Toys "R" Us 5.02
6 BJ's Wholesale Club 5.02
8 GameStop 5.00
9 OfficeMax 4.13
10 Office Depot 3.87
From the March 21, 2011 issue
Note: One of two new categories derived from specialty retailers last year.
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Headquarters
999 Lake Dr.
Issaquah, WA 98027
www.costco.com
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