SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported) December 8, 2005
COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of
999 Lake Drive
Issaquah, WA 98027
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: 425-313-8100
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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|Item 2.02.||RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION|
On December 8, 2005, the Company issued a press release containing its results of operations for the first quarter (12 weeks) of fiscal 2005, ended November 20, 2005. A copy of the press release is included in Item 9.01.
|Item 9.01||FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS|
(c) Exhibits. The following exhibits are included in this report:
Press release dated December 8, 2005.
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Issaquah, State of Washington, on December 8, 2005.
COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION
/s/ Richard A. Galanti
Richard A. Galanti, Executive Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer