Recent news reports have highlighted an increase in foot traffic for Costco as the spread of the coronavirus spurs people to stock up on essentials. Some analysis has put the number of visitors to Costco stores in the US up 72% year-over-year.

 

Advan ran a detailed analysis of true foot traffic at Costco. The graph below shows average daily traffic for each month since October 2015, with year-over-year changes overlaid.

 

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