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Costco Wholesale Corporation operates an international chain of membership warehouses, under the Costco Wholesale name, that carry brand name merchandise at discounted prices when compared to conventional wholesale or retail outlets. The warehouses are designed to help small-to-medium-sized businesses reduce costs in purchasing for resale and for everyday business use. Individual members may also purchase for their personal needs. Categories of goods available include catering supplies, confectionery, appliances, television and media, automotive supplies, tyres, toys, hardware, sporting goods, jewellery, watches, cameras, books, housewares, apparel, health and beauty aids, furniture, office supplies and office equipment.