Costco Wholesale Opens 155,000 Square Foot Location in Montreal

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Costco Wholesale Canada has opened a new 155,733 square foot location in Montreal’s Anjou area to replace a former location which will be converted to a Costco Business Centre.

The new location is 20% larger than the former location with 13 checkout registers, six station self-checkout section, 1000 shopping carts, 900 parking spots and more than 3,800 product skus.

“With the opening of this new warehouse, we can serve all of our members in the Anjou and surrounding area and can bring new consumers and businesses to uncover the benefits of a Costco membership,” said Pierre Riel, Senior Vice-President and Country Manager, Costco Wholesale Canada. “We are very proud to share this new location with our valued members and member businesses in the local community and throughout the area.”

Costco Anjou Ribbon Cutting, October 27, 2021. Pictured in the ribbon cutting photo (from the left) are: Gino Dorico, Senior Vice-President & General Manager, Costco Wholesale Eastern Canada; Martine Bouthillier, Costco Anjou Warehouse General Manager; and Randy Martel, Vice-President, Costco, District 1

Costco Wholesale currently operates 817 warehouses worldwide and 105 warehouses across Canada. The first Costco Wholesale location opened in Burnaby, BC in October 1985.

The first Quebec location opened in St. Laurent (Montreal), QC in 1986 and has since closed.

Costco Wholesale employs over 40,000 people in Canada, with 9,605 employees currently in Quebec.

Image: Costco Anjou Drone Shot
Image: Costco Anjou Drone Shot

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Dustin Fuhs
Dustin Fuhs
Dustin Fuhs is the Editor-in-Chief of Retail Insider, Canada's most read retail trade publication. He has over 20 years experience in the retail, marketing, entertainment and hospitality industries. He has worked with Retail Insider since October 2020 in a number of roles, including associate publisher of the Retail Insider magazine. Dustin was named as Editor-in-Chief of Retail Insider in 2022. Dustin was named as a RETHINK Retail Top Retail Expert in 2024.

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