Costco Wholesale comparable sales increased 1 percent
There were a 1 percent increase in U.S., a 1 percent rise in Canada, and Other International comparable sales declined 2 percent.
Monthly Comparable sales, excluding the impacts from changes in gasoline prices and foreign exchange, were up 2 percent, with a 1 percent rise in U.S., a 3 percent increase in Canada, and 4 percent rise in Other International comparable sales.
Net sales of $9.95 billion for the month of November, the four weeks ended November 27, 2016, an increase of three percent from $9.68 billion during the similar period last year.
For the twelve-week first quarter ended November 20, 2016, the Company reported net sales of $27.47 billion, an increase of three percent from $26.63 billion during the first quarter last year. Quarterly total comparable sales rose 1 percent, while Comparable sales, excluding certain items, increased 2 percent.
For the thirteen weeks ended November 27, 2016, the Company reported net sales of $30.12 billion, an increase of three percent from $29.20 billion during the similar period last year. ■
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