Costco’s Hot Dog Economics: Bun-derful Bargains or Frank-ly a Loss Leader?

Ever wondered why the price of Costco’s legendary hot dogs has remained unchanged at $1.50 for nearly 40 years? In this episode of Weird History, discover the secrets behind Costco’s ability to keep its hot dog prices rock bottom despite inflation and economic changes. How do they manage this ‘anti-inflation’ magic? And what’s the story behind this beloved menu item?

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