Costco Early Store Openings? Costco is Piloting a 9:00AM Openings!
A quick update from Tynan:
Many thanks to my brother for continuing to help out while I recover.
I received an E-mail yesterday from a reader who had some exciting new information! Costco is piloting 9:00AM store openings at select BC Costco Warehouses! The 9:00AM opening is scheduled to begin next week (October 1, 2018). If you head to the Richmond or Langley Costco Warehouses this week, you will find that they are starting to open much earlier than their 10:00AM posted opening time. Right now they are in a transition period as they get used to the early openings!
I had a chat with some of the workers and it seems that they are trying to roll out this early opening across all Costco Warehouses in BC! I believe that there is one more store in the Lower Mainland that is also part of this pilot. Can anyone tell me what that store is so I can share it with you all?
Unfortunately, I also did not find out if these pilot warehouses will also be opening early on the weekends. Does anyone have any knowledge about this? Let me know and I will share it!
If you have ever been one of those people to arrive at Costco at 10:00AM only to witness a Black Friday style line-up, this is great news! I also know a lot of mom’s will appreciate the ability to head to Costco after dropping their kids off at school and to coordinate with their nap times!
For those of you who don’t believe, below is a picture the reader sent me that shows Costco opening at 9:17AM on Monday, September 24, 2018 in Langley. Some people must know about this early opening because there were quite a few people already lined up at the door!
EDIT: So far the stores that are open are:
- Richmond (BC)
- Langley (BC)
- Willingdon, Burnaby (BC)
- Langford (BC),
- South Edmonton (AB)
- East Hills, Calgary (AB)
- Heritage Gate, Clagary (AB) Keep the reports coming!
Just to be clear, the official opening time of the stores are still 10:00AM until their signs change. You can always visit Costco Canada’s official hours and holiday closures at the following link: https://www.costco.ca/hours-and-holiday-closures.html
Are you excited for a 9:00AM opening at your local Costco Warehouse? Will it make a difference to your Costco shopping? Let me know in the comments!!!