Costco - Most Admired 2016
Linda Wentzel, right, shops at a Costco Wholesale Corp. store in East Peoria, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Costco Wholesale Corp., the largest U.S. warehouse-club chain, is expected to release third-quarter earnings figures on May 27. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesPhotograph by Daniel Acker — Bloomberg via Getty Images

    Company Info

    IndustrySpecialty Retailers
    Industry Rank2
    Previous Industry Rank1
    Overall Score7.1
    LocationIssaquah, Wash.
    Websitewww.costco.com
    Fortune 500 Rank18
    Fortune 500 Profilefortune.com/fortune500/costco-18
    Global 500 Rank52
    Global 500 Profilefortune.com/global500/costco-52

    Key Attributes of Reputation

    Innovation3
    People Management1
    Use of Corporate Assets4
    Social Responsibility5
    Quality of Management1
    Financial Soundness2
    Long-Term Investment Value2
    Quality of Products/Services1
    Global Competitiveness3