Costco Number of Warehouses

Number of Costco warehouses worldwide 2017

 

How many Costco warehouses were open as of December 2017?

By December 2017, Costco had 746 Warehouses running worldwide. 741 of them had been open by September 2017.  Previous year, the number of total Costco warehouses open was at 715, bringing the total number of warehouses the retail brand opened in 2017 to 31.

The following table shows the number of Costco warehouses and their locations as of December 31 2017.

Number pf Costco stores in 2017 in various markets/regions
CountryNumber of stores in 2017
USA518
Canada98
Mexico37
UK28
Japan 26
South Korea 13
Taiwan13
Australia9
Spain2
Iceland1
France1

Costco is one of the leading names in retail business in US. As of December 31, 2017, the brand had 746 warehouses operating globally.   Of all the markets that Costco serves globally, the brand had the highest number of warehouses operating in US market. In US, it had 518 warehouses running of which the highest number was there in California 125, followed by Washington 31 and Texas 28. After US, Canada and Mexico had the highest number of warehouses, 98 and 37 respectively.  As of December 31, 2017, Costco had 28 and 26 warehouses operational in United Kingdom and Japan each respectively. Previous year, the number of total warehouses stood at 715 .

The following table shows how the number of Costco warehouses has grown each year from 2008 onwards and the number of warehouses opened each year. As of September 31, 2017, the number of total Costco warehouses open globally was at 741.

Number of Warehouses opened each year by Costco 2008-2017
YearNumber of warehouses opened
201726
201629
201523
201430
201326
201215
201121
201013
200920
2008 & Earlier538

As of September 31, 2017, the number of Costco warehouses open  worldwide was 741. In 2016 and 2017, it had opened 29 and 26 new warehouses respectively.

Sources:

Data from Costco annual report 2017

 

Abhijeet Pratap

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