Costco Experienceby Larry Gerston
Ever wonder what it's really like to be a kid in a candy store? Go to a nearby Costco and you'll find out. The Costco Experience: An Unofficial Survivor's Guide takes you to, in, through, and out of this amazing center of shopping frenzy. The book provides keen insight, valuable short-cuts, and common sense thinking on how to make warehouse shopping a successful endeavor.
But there's more. Beyond helping you conquer Costco, The Costco Experience: An Unofficial Survivor's Guide provides organizational skills and techniques that you can use everywhere. Decision-making, prioritizing, negotiating, self-discipline, and other important attributes are applied to shopping at Costco in ways that help you live your life on your terms. And the best part is that you transfer these skills to other parts of your daily routines.
Costco is more than a warehouse store. Shopping at Costco is more than a purchasing exercise. Read the book, and you'll see why the Costco experience can be fun and profitable. It's almost therapy on the cheap, but a lot more entertaining.
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'The Costco Experience' is a straightforward look at how to make the most out of a Costco outing. You get some pointers about what you need to know before you go to help make your shopping efficient. Its both practical and funny, and I identified with a number of stories and anecdotes. Great for the first timer and those of us who make countless trips!
Let's face it - shopping is not the high point of the day. Add the chaos of a gigantic warehouse store like Costco and it can be down right dreadful. But not if you take Larry Gerston's approach. In his The Costco Experience: An Unofficial Survivor's Guide, he shows how shopping at a huge store can be rewarding and fun. The book has reordered my way of shopping, that's for sure. As a Costco shopper, I've always looked at shopping there as a 'have to' ordeal, rather than an enjoyable experience. Yet, this author has taken all of those semi-ugly, if not occasionally painful, situations and put them in a different light. His hints about parking, shopping cart selection, routing, and clothing purchases are common sense ideas I never thought about; and his references to kids, tasting areas, and in-store communication are humorous reflections of what we all go through. If the old 'half-empty, half-full' glass analogy is any guide, Gerston's book bubbles over with enthusiasm.