They Make Their Own Hot Dogs to Keep Prices Down from 10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Costco Food Court

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Costco Food Court

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They Make Their Own Hot Dogs to Keep Prices Down

Costco sells about 100 million hot dogs annually, which is four times more than what’s sold at Major League baseball ballparks all season. The low price is one of the reasons why so many sell, and the chain does everything in its power to keep the prices down. In 2013, they switched to selling all Pepsi products after Coca-Cola increased their prices, and in 2009, they switched from Hebrew National to Kirkland Signature (its private label brand) in order to avoid raising prices as well. 

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