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  • Costco Wholesale Corp. reported that November same-store sales rose 2 percent, while total sales were up seven percent for the period, up to $3.24 billion from $3.04 billion last year.

  • PriceSmart Inc. reported that same-store sales in the five weeks ended Dec. 1 fell 0.8%, while net sales increased 20 percent to $ 60.4 million for the month of November from $50.1 million a year earlier.

    First quarter net sales increased 15 percent to $164.5 million from $143.2 million in the same period last year.

    The company operated 27 stores at the end of the quarter, four more than in November 2001.

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