Consumers aren't as optimistic about the holidays as they were back in June.
Image source: Getty Images Many people are drawn to Costco for the low prices the warehouse club giant is known for. But there are ways to save money at Costco beyond your basic "load up on bulk goods" and "check for sales.
Costco (NASDAQ: COST) has been a fantastic investment, as the stock has climbed 61% in the last three years (as of Sept. 26), a gain that exceeds the performance of the Nasdaq Composite Index. Let's take a look at potential catalysts that could drive this retail stock to new heights. In the latest fiscal year (2023 ended Sept. 3), Costco's same-store sales were up just 3.3% in the U.S., where the vast majority of the company's warehouses are located.