The big differences between Costco and Costco.com
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Bulk Bytes In this brave new world of e-commerce, plenty of stores have tried to make their websites a seamless extension of the bricks-and-mortar shopping experience. But even the biggest Costco fans would probably admit that shopping at Costco.com is nothing like their beloved trips to the warehouse club, and Costco itself has admitted that online retail hasn’t been a focus in the past. Of course, that doesn’t mean you should write off Costco’s website, but there are several quirks you should know before you buy online. Here are the biggies. Prices and availability are subject to change. Related: Don’t Miss These Holiday Gift Bargains From Costco
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