ISSAQUAH, WA--(Marketwire - November 13, 2007) - Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST)
today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash
dividend on Costco Wholesale common stock. The dividend of $.145 per share
is payable December 14, 2007, to shareholders of record at the close of
business on November 30, 2007.
Costco currently operates 524 warehouses, including 388 in the United
States and Puerto Rico, 71 in Canada, 19 in the United Kingdom, five in
Korea, five in Taiwan, six in Japan and 30 in Mexico. The Company also
operates Costco Online, an electronic commerce web site, at www.costco.com
and at www.costco.ca in Canada. The Company plans to open an additional
five new warehouses prior to the end of calendar year 2007.
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