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Costco's September Sales Rise Nearly 16%

By Kimberly Chin

 

Costco Wholesale Corp.'s net sales increased 15.8% in the retail month of September.

Net sales were $19.5 billion in the five weeks ended Oct. 3, up from $16.84 billion in the same period last year.

Comparable sales, or those from Costco warehouses open for more than a year, rose 14.3%, across all its regions. U.S. comparable sales increased 14.6%. Meanwhile, e-commerce sales rose 10.6% from the prior year.

Excluding gasoline prices and foreign exchange rates, comparable sales rose 9.4% company-wide and were up 10% in the U.S. E-commerce sales rose 9.6% by the same measure.

 

Write to Kimberly Chin at kimberly.chin@wsj.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

October 06, 2021 17:43 ET (21:43 GMT)

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