Costco Wholesale Corporation posted net sales of $23.80 billion for the retail month of December, the five weeks ended January 1, 2023, an increase of 7.0 percent from $22.24 billion in the comparable month last year.

For the 18 weeks ended January 1, 2023, Costco reported net sales of $82.16 billion, an increase of 7.6 percent from $76.34 billion last year. Comparable sales were as follows:

Comparable sales, excluding the impacts from changes in gasoline prices and foreign exchange, were as follows:

Costco currently operates 847 warehouses, including 583 in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, 107 in Canada, 40 in Mexico, 31 in Japan, 29 in the UK, 18 in Korea, 14 in Taiwan, 14 in Australia, four in Spain, two each in France and China, and one each in Iceland, New Zealand and Sweden. Costco also operates e-commerce sites in the U.S., Canada, the UK, Mexico, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and Australia.

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