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Sat Nov 16, 2013, 08:06 AM

21. Three Reasons Why Costco Is Beating Wal-Mart And Target

http://www.businessinsider.com/three-reasons-costco-is-beating-wal-mart-2013-11

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1. Customers want deals. It's estimated that shoppers can save up to 55% on groceries from buying in bulk at warehouse chains, write the analysts at Trefis.

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2. Costco is hyper-focused on local markets. The brand "grants its local store managers some discretion over the products that are kept in stores," the analysts at Trefis write.

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3. Costco changes its brands often. "Customers always find something new at its stores and get a ‘treasure hunt’ experience," say the Trefis analysts.

The retailer occasionally offers some high-end items like Coach purses and Dom Perignon champagne to further intrigue shoppers.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/three-reasons-costco-is-beating-wal-mart-2013-11#ixzz2koUq1QzJ

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/three-reasons-costco-is-beating-wal-mart-2013-11#ixzz2koUi2THr

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