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Costco number of employees worldwide 2011-2018

Number of Costco employees worldwide from 2011 to 2018 (in 1,000s)

by Liam O'Connell, last edited Aug 9, 2019
Costco number of employees worldwide 2011-2018 Costco had a total of around 245,000 employees throughout the world as of 2018. Costco’s workforce consisted of 143,000 full-time employees and 102,000 part-time employees. Costco is a multinational company, which is one of the largest retailers in the world.

Costco Wholesale Corporation is a corporation that runs a chain of big-box stores which resemble warehouses and sell a wide variety of wholesale products. Groceries, appliances, baked goods, electronics, apparel, and books are among the types of products offered within Costco warehouses. Many branches also offer optical services, gas stations, tire garages, or photo processing services. The majority of Costco’s warehouses are in the company’s domestic market of the United States; however, the company also operates in a number of markets worldwide.

Warehouse club

Warehouse clubs offer a more limited range of products than a traditional supermarket and aim to attract shoppers who wish to save money by buying in bulk. Shoppers need to have a membership and pay a fee to be able to shop in warehouse clubs like Costco. Other examples of warehouse club retailers include Sam’s Club and BJ’s wholesale.
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Number of Costco employees worldwide from 2011 to 2018 (in 1,000s)

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