Costco January sales rise 8%
Costco Wholesale Corp. late Wednesday reported net sales of $10.7 billion for January, an increase of 8% from $9.92 billion last year. January's international sales other than Canada benefited from an earlier Lunar New Year holiday this year, Costco said. Shares of Costco fell 1% in the extended session, after ending the regular trading day flat. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.