Rank in Specialty Retailers: 1
(Previous rank: 1)
Overall score: 6.67
Why it's admiredAs the recession sliced consumer spending, the discount bulk and luxury retailer cut prices and continued to beat its biggest rival, the Wal-Mart-owned Sam's Club.Responding to the needs of financially stressed shoppers, last year Costco stores began accepting food stamps and ultimately attracted new customers. --C.T.
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