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[Costco] West (BC, AB, MB, SK) (Mar 18 - 24) (Good News and Bad News)

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[Costco] West (BC, AB, MB, SK) (Mar 18 - 24) (Good News and Bad News)

Richmond Location.
Pics were taken on March 18 9:30 am


GOOD NEWS: China is opening its FIRST Costco store in Shanghai May 2019.
That means many resellers will stop buying out everything at Costco. Elizabeth arden increased their price by $15 because of Chinese resellers. They messed up the sale in China.


BAD NEWS: Because their domestic shipping is cheap and fast compared to Canada, most items will sell out quickly. That means more and more people in China will buy it from overseas resellers.
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But will they carry all the stuff that we have in Canada?
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Tobsterboi wrote:
Mar 21st, 2019 2:16 pm
But will they carry all the stuff that we have in Canada?
Probably similar to Taiwan. They do have an official Costco Taobao store.

The price is similar to us. avg 10% - 20% more than us but no tax in China
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Mar 21st, 2019 2:24 pm
Probably similar to Taiwan. They do have an official Costco Taobao store.

The price is similar to us. avg 10% - 20% more than us but no tax in China
Ic... I can picture people spending literally all day for line up just to get into costco in shanghai lol
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lol was there a frenzy for the Contigo water bottles?

the Jansport backpack for $15 seems like a good deal
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DownfallenX wrote:
Mar 21st, 2019 2:48 pm
lol was there a frenzy for the Contigo water bottles?

the Jansport backpack for $15 seems like a good deal
China best selling product = Contigo bottles. especially when there is a discount.
I know there are 3 3rd party shipping companies in GVA who buy lots of in bulk and then hold the items for a year.

if they cannot sell it, they will refund it back to Costco. Then that location will release it for sale at 70% off. Just like the ottlite lamp $12 (reg $40)
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Thatdealguy wrote:
Mar 21st, 2019 2:58 pm
China best selling product = Contigo bottles. especially when there is a discount.
I know there are 3 3rd party shipping companies in GVA who buy lots of in bulk and then hold the items for a year.

if they cannot sell it, they will refund it back to Costco. Then that location will release it for sale at 70% off. Just like the ottlite lamp $12 (reg $40)
Ah, I thought it was only the S'well water bottles they wanted. I go to Richmond, but I usually don't need what the resellers need. thanks for your hard work.
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YES!! Those Pollock burgers are so freakin' good!! Waiting for the salmon burgers to go on sale so I can stock up on them!!!
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Thatdealguy wrote:
Mar 21st, 2019 2:12 pm
Richmond Location.
Pics were taken on March 18 9:30 am


GOOD NEWS: China is opening its FIRST Costco store in Shanghai May 2019.
That means many resellers will stop buying out everything at Costco. Elizabeth arden increased their price by $15 because of Chinese resellers. They messed up the sale in China.


BAD NEWS: Because their domestic shipping is cheap and fast compared to Canada, most items will sell out quickly. That means more and more people in China will buy it from overseas resellers.
given i'm from richmond, this sounds like a GOOD news, GOOD news situation to me. things in that store have gone totally awry in recent years and anything that might (?) smooth things out would be welcomed by many. anyone that has visited there has surely witnessed the absurd, ridiculous and quite frankly obscene behavior on a regular basis. whether it is customer returns lines all the way out into the parking lot (including folks returning expired or unsold bulk stock), multiple customers sharing a single membership and having cashier constantly having to split invoices, shopping carts strewn all over the place, cars parked illegally in aisles and even in front of the store entrance, log jams of loud obnoxious people swarming around the sample kiosks or any old random location in the store, neverending lines at the concession, overflowing seating area, produce and other merchandise tossed around, ransacked not to mention one of my biggest pet peaves and that is the parking situation. when the lot is 1/2 - 3/4 full before the store is even open should trigger alarm bells in my opinion. the reason for this is that many use this lot as a park-n-go when using the Cda line located not even 2 blocks away. i have mentioned this to costco numerous times and they continue to turn a blind eye. i suspect it is good for business to have everyone whipped up into a frenzy and highly motivated to fill their carts in the least amount of time before they even enter the store.
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The Whalen desk is $99.97 at Willington Costco. Two left as of yesterday.
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my favorite weekly post!

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Tobsterboi wrote:
Mar 21st, 2019 2:16 pm
But will they carry all the stuff that we have in Canada?
I doubt it.
Every country has different stuff.
Sure there's some "core" stuff that may be the same but generally speaking it'll be pretty different.
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Don't buy things from China
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just wait and see how those people abuse the return policy and mess up Costco's system...hehe

the real Shameless show is in China

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