(NASDAQ:AMZN) and Costco (NASDAQ:COST) have each managed to boost annual merchandise sales by over $20 billion since 2010. Fool contributor Demitrios Kalogeropoulos discusses how they achieved that impressive feat, and what lies ahead for these two dominating retailers.

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