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Costco names Claudine Adamo chief merchant

Costco names Claudine Adamo chief merchant

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Costco Wholesale Corp. has tapped Claudine Adamo to serve as executive vice president and COO for merchandising. Adamo, who most recently served as senior vice president of nonfoods merchandising, succeeds Ron Vachris, who was recently promoted to president and chief operating officer. Craig Jelinek, who had previously held the title of president,

Vachris is promoted to president and COO of Costco

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Costco Wholesale Corp. has named Ron Vachris president and chief operating officer. Vachris, 56, previously served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of merchandising, a position he was named to in June 2016. Vachris succeeds Craig Jelinek in the role of president, while Jelinek remains chief executive officer and a

Costco names Ron Vachris president, COO

Costco names Ron Vachris president, COO

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Costco Wholesale Corp. has named Ron Vachris president and chief operating officer. Vachris, 56, previously served as executive vice president and chief operating officer, merchandising, a position he was named to in June 2016. Vachris succeeds Craig Jelinek in role of president, while Jelinek remains chief executive officer and a member of the

Costco buys logistics firm for $1 billion

Costco buys logistics firm for $1 billion

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Costco Wholesale Corp. has acquired Innovel Solutions, a logistics firm specializing in last-mile delivery and installation services, for $1 billion. The move is seen as helping Costco support online sales of such products as furniture, large appliances, fitness equipment and big-screen televisions. Innovel has for decades provided Sears and, more recently, third