Costco Wholesale Launches Online Grocery Site in Kingston

Published on: 2018/09/21 - in Releases

RELEASE — Costco Wholesale today announced the expansion of Costco Grocery in Kingston. Accessed at, the first-of-it-kind delivery service is being offered to residents and businesses across the Kingston area, who will benefit from the convenience and savings provided by a Costco membership at their doorstep.

“We are very excited about the expansion of Costco Grocery in Kingston,” said Andrée Brien, Costco Canada’s Senior Vice-President and Senior General Merchandise Manager. “This new shopping option makes a wider selection of quality goods available to members and businesses in the city.”

Initially launched in Toronto and Southern Ontario markets in July, the success of the service has prompted Costco to offer grocery delivery to the rest of Southern and Eastern Ontario – from Windsor to Ottawa. The new service features hundreds of grocery items including health and beauty aid products along with vitamins and supplements.

Simply visit and select “Grocery” to get started. All orders come with a two-day delivery guarantee with no delivery fees for orders over $75.

“We’ve been very pleased with the initial member reaction and our ability to meet their expectations, which is why we are taking another step towards our ultimate goal of offering this service throughout the country,” said Ms. Brien. attracts millions of unique monthly visitors by bringing the warehouse value and experience to the online marketplace.  While Costco Wholesale clubs offer 3,500 high-quality items, features a selection of more than 19,000 different items for purchase.

Open to members only, Costco Wholesale helps small to medium-size businesses save money on both supplies and items for resale, providing a wide range of products and services for members’ business and personal use.  The annual fee for a Costco membership is just $60 for a Business Membership or $60 for a Gold Star Membership.  All Costco Wholesale memberships include a FREE spouse card, and are valid at Costco locations around the world.

Executive Membership

At an annual fee of $120 per year, Costco also offers an enhanced Executive Membership that includes a 2% reward (up to $1,000 annually) on all qualifying Costco purchases and a FREE spouse card.  Those who choose the Executive Membership option receive exclusive merchandise offers, as well as special incentives on Travel Insurance, Payment Processing, Portable and Self-storage, and more.

In addition to Executive Membership rewards, members can also earn cash back virtually everywhere with the Capital One®* Mastercard®†, exclusively for Costco members.

About Costco Wholesale

Costco Wholesale currently operates 762 warehouses worldwide and opened its 100th Canadian warehouse-club in Nisku, Alberta in August. The first Costco Wholesale location opened in Burnaby, BC in October 1985, while the first Ontario location opened in Mississauga in 1986.

Costco Wholesale employs over 39,000 people in Canada with more than 13,000 in Ontario.  Its Canadian head office is located at 415 West Hunt Club Road in Ottawa and employs over 800 people.

For the 52-week fiscal year ended September 2, 2018, the Company reported net sales of $138.4 billion (US) (COST – NASDAQ).

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