Money Costco to go online as rival Amazon prepares to enter Aussie market

08:10  13 september  2017
08:10  13 september  2017 Source:   MSN

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Ahead of Amazon ’s entry into Australia, Costco is building one of the largest warehouses in the nation to launch online shopping. Costco online is expected to start in 18 months’ time once the warehouse is built and stocked.

Costco to go online as rival Amazon prepares to enter Aussie market . Ahead of Amazon ’s entry into Australia, Costco is building one of the largest warehouses in the nation to launch online shopping.

Ahead of Amazon’s entry into Australia, Costco is building one of the largest warehouses in the nation to launch online shopping.

The massive site on the Oakdale Estate near Horsley Park in Sydney is subject to a development application and will be used to distribute to existing warehouses and Costco.com.au.

“We use our distribution centres around the world to do that, so that would be something we would be looking forward to use that site for,” Managing Director of Costco Austalia Patrick Noone told 9NEWS.

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Costco to go online as rival Amazon prepares to enter Aussie market . Ahead of Amazon ’s entry into Australia, Costco is building one of the largest warehouses in the nation to launch online shopping.

Costco to go online as rival Amazon prepares to enter Aussie market . Ahead of Amazon ’s entry into Australia, Costco is building one of the largest warehouses in the nation to launch online shopping.

Costco Wholesale in Docklands in Melbourne. © AAP Image/Julian Smith Costco Wholesale in Docklands in Melbourne. Costco’s move online is a potential game-changer, with Amazon coming to Australia offering cheap prices and high-speed delivery.

The retail giant launched online in the US nine years ago.

“Big three or four-door fridges online that you can buy and have delievered to your home, whereas in the warehouse we can’t carry them all year round,” Mr Noone said.

Costco online is expected to start in 18 months’ time once the warehouse is built and stocked.

Costco couple getting married at superstore .
A western Sydney couple are tying the knot this weekend at their favourite place in the world – Costco Crossroads at Casula. Sue Berkeley will walk down the aisle to husband-to-be Eli Bob on Saturday, and A Current Affair was on hand for the rehearsal."I get to go to Costco on my wedding day, it's just awesome," Ms Berkeley said."Where else can I get married to the one I love, in the place that I love, surrounded by the people I love?"When the couple became engaged recently, they realised their shared a passion for the discount superstore.

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