IN OTHER WORDS | How to Survive Costco with Kids

1. Feed them first.  Now is not the time to worry about portion size or healthy options. Hello? You’re at Costco. This is about survival. Greasy pizza the size of their head? Check. Enormous nitrate-filled hot dog? Done. Mountain of frozen yogurt? Yes, please. Just get something in their pie holes before you shop. If they […]

IN OTHER WORDS | Why I Love Costco

When I was in business school at the University of Washington, Seattle, Jim Senegal, the founder of Costco, spoke to my Entrepreneurship class. It was 1992 and Costco was a baby. Senegal was a true entrepreneur with a unique business model. The class was rapt. First, he was accessible. There was no affect or arrogance, […]