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List of Costco Liquidation Salvage Stores


We already know that Costco has some pretty good deals, especially when you apply our Costco shopping hacks. But have you ever wondered what happens to Costco’s discontinued items? Or what about the items that get returned to Costco? Or the overstock merchandise from last season? Let me tell you! These items become “Costco Liquidation Salvage” that are sold off to brokers for resellers to buy. These resellers may then sell the items online or offline where consumers can buy brand name items for a fraction of the original retail price.

How To Tell What Are Costco Liquidation Items

Before I tell you where to find a Costco liquidation store near you, let me give you a few tips on how to spot Costco salvage items at a liquidation store.  There are two main ways to tell if the items being sold are Costco salvage items: either by their fruit boxes or their brand names.

Costco Fruit Boxes

Costco Fruit Boxes

If you see a lot of Costco fruit boxes, either stacked on pallets such as shown above, or being reused to hold merchandise for sale, chances are the items are Costco liquidation items. Let’s face it – Costco fruit boxes are nice, sturdy boxes to reuse!

Costco Kirkland Signature Brand

Costco only has one private label brand known as Kirkland which makes up for over 30% of Costco’s total revenue according to But do you know who the real brand manufacturers are behind the Kirkland label?

The Real Brands Behind Costco’s Kirkland Label

Here are some of the confirmed and speculated brands behind Costco’s Kirkland Signature products that are third-party manufacturers for Kirkland Signature products. There are others that wish to remain private and thus a secret to consumers.

  • Alexander Murray scotch
  • Blommer chocolate
  • Bumble Bee tuna
  • Chinet disposable cups
  • Diamond Naturals dog food
  • Duracell batteries
  • Green Mountain Coffee Keurig K-Cups
  • Grey Goose vodka (did you know vodka can be used for cleaning?)
  • H.K. Anderson peanut butter-filled pretzel nuggets
  • Huggies diapers
  • Isigny Ste-Mère brie
  • Ito En green tea
  • Kader Exports shrimp
  • Niagara bottled water
  • Ocean Spray cranberry juice
  • Perrigo infant formula
  • Persil laundry detergent
  • Pureology moisture shampoo & conditioner
  • Reynolds aluminum foil
  • Starbucks coffee
  • Warren motor oil

So if you see the Kirkland brand name merchandise at a liquidation store near you, you will know it’s from Costco.

Costco partners with hundreds of recognized name brands, but some partners will collaborate with Costco to make exclusive items only sold at Costco which makes the items more appealing. Here are some of the featured brand names at Costco:

  • 32 Degrees
  • Adidas
  • Andrew Marc
  • Anne Klein
  • Apple
  • Badgley Mischka
  • Briggs
  • Buffaol
  • Calvin Klein
  • Carole Hochman
  • Champion
  • DKNY
  • Danskin
  • Disney
  • Eddie Bauer
  • Ella Moss
  • Epson
  • Felina
  • Fila
  • Gloria Vanderbilt
  • Google
  • Hang Ten
  • Hilary Radley
  • Honeydew
  • Hurley
  • Jessica Simpson
  • Jockey
  • JSport
  • Karen Neuburger
  • KitchenAid
  • LazyPants
  • Levi’s
  • Lucky Brand
  • Lukka Lux
  • Maidenform
  • Mario Serrani
  • Matty M
  • Max & Mila
  • Michael Kors
  • Modern Ambition
  • Mondetta
  • Nautica
  • Nevados
  • Nicole Miller
  • Orvis
  • Pacific Trail
  • Puma
  • SAGE Collective
  • Samsung
  • Skechers
  • Solar Escape
  • Speedo
  • Three Dots
  • Tranquility by Colorado Clothing
  • Tuff Athletics
  • UGG
  • Vince Camuto
  • Vintage America
  • Vitamix
  • Weatherproof Vintage
  • Western Chief

Did you know you could get such high-end brands at Costco? Now you do, and if you’re lucky, you’ll find them for less at a Costco liquidation store.

List of Costco Liquidation Stores By City/State

Search for a liquidation store or bin store near you. Please note that these stores may also carry liquidation items from other retail sources such as Walmart liquidation, Target salvage or Amazon liquidation.

You can search by state, city, or name of the store. Click on the store name for a link to their website or Facebook page for hours and specials.

We are continually adding new stores as we find them. If we are missing one that you know and love, please click here to add a new liquidation, salvage or bin store. 

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