Origin ─ Price Club was founded in 1976 in San Diego, California, is the world's first membership warehouse wholesale stores, initially to serve small enterprises, and later to serve the wider consumer masses, opened for general personal purchases. 

─ the establishment of the first Costco (Costco) stores was founded in 1983 in Seattle, Washington, just six years, the annual turnover will grow from zero to $ 3 billion. 

Expand ─ Both run such a successful company in more than ten years later, in 1993, merged into Cape to win (PriceCostco) company, it has 206 stores, annual turnover of about $ 16 billion. 

─ justify to the 1997 Cape to win officially changed its name to Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco Wholesale), currently stores throughout Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Australia and Spain, Iceland, France and other regions. 

Taiwan ─ Costco more than 1997 stationed in Taiwan, in Kaohsiung, set up the first store. Taiwan is currently a total of 13 stores, located in Taipei, Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Taichung, Chiayi, Tainan and Kaohsiung.