Costco Reportedly Just Made This Beloved Bakery Item More Expensive

A member-favorite bakery item—the Kirkland Signature Croissant pack—has allegedly gone up in price. While the $4.99 to $5.99 increase for the 12-count croissants doesn’t seem astronomical, it does represent a 20% increase in cost—which adds up.

St Pierre Expands Distribution With Retail Giant, Costco

April 15, 2022 St Pierre

Leading brioche brand, St Pierre Bakery, has secured new distribution with the world’s second largest retailer, Costco.

Costco Elevates Vachris to COO, Board in Sign of Succession Plan

February 10, 2022 Brendan Case, Bloomberg

Costco Wholesale Corp. promoted longtime executive Ron Vachris to the role of president and chief operating officer, signaling a succession plan for Chief Executive Officer Craig Jelinek. 

Costco Sold More Rotisserie Chickens in 2021 as Grocery Prices Hit Record Highs

January 17, 2022 Eat This, Not That

The tags on Costco rotisserie chickens have read $4.99 since 2009, thanks to the warehouse’s commitment to holding the price steady. While you can still pick one up for less than $5, food prices are at their highest in a decade—and there appears to be little relief in sight.

The Real Reason Costco Stopped Selling Its All-American Chocolate Cake

January 3, 2022 Mashed

Ah, Costco, the land of low prices, delicious pizza, free samples for days (yes, Costco samples are back!), and the fudgy, chocolatey goodness that is — or was — the All-American Chocolate Cake. For years, this beloved chocolate cake, easily big enough to feed 20 guests or more, was a trusted go-to for birthdays, holiday parties, Mother’s Day celebrations, and more. That is, until the day it unexpectedly disappeared.