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The Cult of Costco

Felix Salmon talks to Zachary Crockett about what makes Costco so special.

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Episode Notes

In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food.

In the first episode of the mini-series, Felix talks to Zachary Crockett about the cult of Costco and what makes the no-frills warehouse such an alluring shopping experience. (Especially now that everyone is stockpiling toilet paper.)

You can read Zachary’s piece on Chik-fil-A here.


Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.


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