CORRECTED - CORRECTED-BRIEF-Costco Wholesale Corp June same-store sales rise

jueves 10 de julio de 2008 12:02 CEST

(Corrects second bullet point to show June same-store sales rose 9 percent, not 38 percent)

July 10 (Reuters) - Costco Wholesale Corp (COST.O: Cotización): * Says June sales $6.35 billion * Says June same-store sales rose 9 pct * Says excluding gasoline price inflation, June U.S. comparable sales would have been up 5 percent * June Thomson Reuters Estimates same-store sales view was up 8.2 percent, ex-fuel * Says foreign exchange rates, primarily in Canada, positively impacted international comparable sales results * Says on local currency basis, international comparable sales increased 8 percent in June