Costco (COST) cites inflation in gas prices and stronger foreign currency as two positive...

|About: Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)|By:, SA News Editor

Costco (COST) cites inflation in gas prices and stronger foreign currency as two positive drivers on October sales. Excluding those two factors, both international sales and domestic sales rose 5%. Execs say on a pre-recorded sales call the effect of Hurricane Sandy on November sales will be negligible.