Carlos Warehouse Chronicles: Oil of Olay

One of my responsibilities of a FE (Front End) Supervisors at Woodinville Costco is to answer radio requests from the Membership Desk. It’s usually one of three types: key flick, approval, or Merchandise Pick-Up aka MPU. It’s been almost 4 years now since the Oil of Olay Incident of 2017. There was a call from theContinue reading “Carlos Warehouse Chronicles: Oil of Olay”

Showtime Ready!

As a 18 year employee at Costco, one of the first bullet points I read on an Annual Performance Review was being … ‘showtime ready’. Meaning that by the time the WAREHOUSE doors open for business that all the merchandise is fully stocked, all tools are cleared from the floor, and swept and clean aislesContinue reading “Showtime Ready!”

Accidental ABBA

Costco Wholesale’s MidYear Inventory is fast approaching, which reminded me of the funniest inventory story I have had to date. I blame my mother and my Filipinoness, really. Karaoke, that is. I’m a proud American-Filipino, so I’m confident every American Filipino is born with a mic in their hand, and a rice cooker in theContinue reading “Accidental ABBA”