Unfamiliar Sight:  Empty Store and Parking Lot During Daylight Hours

You know a retail store is popular when a steady stream of cars pulls up in front, and is momentarily frustrated/perplexed by the sight of an empty Costco store and parking lot ” a store that might otherwise have thousands of people and hundreds of cars on a busy holiday weekend (full disclosure: one of those cars was mine).

But, unlike most retail establishments on Labor Day, Costco is closed.


As both a regular Costco shopper and (very small) shareholder, it makes me like and respect the company even more.

P.S.: the store is also closed Easter, Memorial Day, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s.

About the author

Ross Kaplan has 19+ years experience selling real estate all over the Twin Cities. He is also a 12-time consecutive "Super Real Estate Agent," as determined by Mpls. - St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business Magazine. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Ross was an attorney (corporate law), CPA, and entrepreneur. He holds an economics degree from Stanford.

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