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Costco to Boost Membership Fees for First Time Since 2017

Retail TouchPoints

Costco will raise its annual membership fees, one of its primary sources of revenue, for the first time in over six years. Gold Star, Business and Business Add-On memberships will increase from $60 to $65 on Sept. 1, 2024, and Executive memberships will rise from $120 to $130.

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Dollar General Hit with $1M More in OSHA Fines, Bringing Total Since 2017 to $15M

Retail TouchPoints

The company has been fined $15 million since 2017 for safety hazards, according to a strongly worded OSHA statement outlining the new violations. OSHA said that since 2017 it has cited Dollar General in more than 180 inspections nationwide for numerous “willful, repeat and serious workplace safety violations related to unsafe conditions.”

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Costco to raise membership fee for the first time since 2017

Retail Dive

The increase, which will start Sept. 1, is likely to generate $350 million in incremental sales and profit over the next two years, according to one analyst’s estimate.

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The 2017 Omnichannel Holiday Strategy Advantage

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The post The 2017 Omnichannel Holiday Strategy Advantage appeared first on Wiser Retail Strategies. Whether in-store or online, Wiser has you covered from pricing to assortment to promotions. Schedule a personalized demo today to learn how to turn retail data into action. Schedule a demo today.

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Costco Must Pay $2M Over Misleading Flushable Wipes

Retail Wire

The lawsuit, representing customers who purchased the wipes in New York between July 1, 2011, and May 31, 2017, claims that the wipes were not actually flushable and instead ended up causing significant damage to people's plumbing and septic systems.

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After record Q4, Dick’s plans greatest square footage expansion since 2017

Retail Dive

The sporting goods retailer is opening eight House of Sport stores in 2024, as well as 16 next-generation locations as it increases store investments.

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Former Steinhoff leader found dead after massive fine levied

Inside Retail

Jooste, aged 63, was charged for making false and misleading Steinhoff’s financial statements between 2014 and 2017, according to the Australian Financial Review (AFR). Steinhoff revealed holes in its accounts in December 2017, the first sign of an accounting fraud that led to the near-collapse of the retailer, Reuters reported.