The Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) has released the latest consumer magazine reports, highlighting a downward trend in circulation across the industry but with a number of bright spots. The figures, which were released yesterday (15 August) and covered the first six months of 2019, showed there were six growth sectors in the period. Men’s lifestyle general was up by 9% year-on-year while children’s magazines: primary – girls grew by 7% with its boys equivalent up 3%. Women’s interests: parenthood was up by 2%, general interest: religion was up 1% and home interest: gardening was up 1%.
Costco Wholesale Corporation (“Costco” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: COST) today reported net sales of $10.59 billion for the retail month of July, the four weeks ended August 5, 2018, an increase of 10.1 percent from $9.62 billion last year. For the first forty-eight weeks of fiscal 2018, the Company reported net sales of $127.40 billion, an increase of 12.1 percent from $113.70 billion last year.
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