But Jim Sinegal, founder, chairman, and former longtime CEO of Costco, says there's no question that at its core, it’s a retailer. Last month, The Motley Fool’s own founder and CEO, Tom Gardner, ventured to a Costco warehouse in Florida for a conversation with Sinegal on business, leadership, and company culture. In the clip below, Sinegal explains its retailing roots, and who its most important customers are. (A transcript is provided below; running time: 1:15.)
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