Not your typical Costco – or is it?

By | March 9, 2008

Costco TaiwanA surefire way for me to break the monthly budget is to go to Costco! Taiwan is now blessed (or cursed) with five branches, including a newly opened one in TaiChung County.

I’ve been a member for a few years now, and an advocate since I discovered their hotdogs a few years earlier! Of course, having a car makes shopping there much easier, and more expensive.

Today, somehow we managed to drop nearly NT$5500 on stuff for the home and the business. Such necessities included 12 bagels, 24 tubes of glue, several books, 2 picture frames (for my old calendar), 2 large bags of Coffee (unavailable at such good prices anywhere else), gluesticks, and a bunch of other nicknacks.

During the course of shopping, I decided to photograph some things you couldn’t find in your typical Costco in Main Street, USA. So here they are! Can you identify them?

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No prizes for guessing correctly what they are! Does your neighborhood Costco stock these products or brands? Apologies for the photography!

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3 thoughts on “Not your typical Costco – or is it?

  1. bluepaintred

    Wow! its really neat to see the difference between our Costco and yours! At least the huge stacks of food on pallets is still the same!

  2. InvestorBlogger Post author

    And the portions are still pretty big, too! Even the bagels used to be too big even for me!

    Everything there is B-I-G!

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