Costco Stories July 7, 2014


Re/code piece on Google’s Shopping Express service says that the company is investing $500M to expand the service beyond San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York City and roll it out nationally.

The service lets shoppers buy things from local retail stores through Google, which then delivers them to consumers from the physical retail store on the same or next day.

A source familiar with the company’s plans says senior Google execs have set aside as much as $500 million to expand the service nationwide …

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Costco Stories November 18, 2013

Google Shopping Express adds same-day deliveries for Costco in San Fran Bay Area

After expanding its same-day delivery service to the entire Bay Area back in September alongside new mobile apps, Google today announced the latest update to Google Shopping Express. The service is now officially available to Costco shoppers in the San Francisco Bay Area, allowing them to get same-day deliveries for items ordered online or through the Google Shopping Express mobile apps.

Google is also still offering six months of free same-delivery until the end of the year and $5 off your first order.

The Google Shopping Express mobile app is available for Android or iPhone.

Costco Stories April 19, 2013


The delayed HTC One, HTC’s flagship phone originally due to have been launched a month ago, has finally launched. It’s intended to compete with the Samsung Galaxy S4, and HTC had hoped to beat Samsung to market before a shortage of camera components forced a delay.

The all-metal unibody handset with Snapdragon 1.7Ghz processor, LTE, NFC, 1080×1920 display and full 1080p HD video recording is available from AT&T, Sprint, Best Buy, Radio Shack, Walmart, Target,, Costco, Car Toys, Sam’s Club,, and The 32Gb model starts at $199 on a two-year contract … expand full story

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