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.
    Fortune 500 Rank18
    Fortune 500
    Global 500 Rank52
    Global 500

    Key Attributes of Reputation

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