COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP.
CEO: James Sinegal.
Revenue: $77.9 billion in fiscal year 2010; $71.4 billion in 2009.
Net income: $1.3 billion in 2010; $1 billion in 2009.
No. of local employees: 3,600.
Headquarters: Issaquah, Wash.
Year founded: 1976.
Stock symbol and exchange: COST, Nasdaq.
Company description: Operator of 580 membership warehouse retail stores worldwide, including 424 in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
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