Costco January sales rise 8%

02/06/19 05:00 PM EST

Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST) late Wednesday reported net sales of $10.7 billion for January, an increase of 8% from $9.92 billion last year. January's international sales other than Canada benefited from an earlier Lunar New Year holiday this year, Costco said. Shares of Costco fell 1% in the extended session, after ending the regular trading day flat.

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