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The Economics of Costco

October 14, 2021

Costco is one of the world’s largest retailers with over 800 locations and 275,000 employees. What is the secret to its success? Join us to learn how economists explain the spectacular growth of Costco and to acquire real-world examples of economic principles to use in middle and high school classrooms. Two attendees will win a $50 Costco gift card!


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