MILLIONS OF PEOPLE who
suffer from high-frequency
Exciting new products at the arriving this month newarehouse
hearing loss go untreated.
Until now, that is.
Be my valentine?
CUPID’S CURRENCY IS CHOCOLATE, which is why the
Friendship Xchange candy assortment makes the
perfect Valentine’s Day gift.
The assortment features a variety of
made major advances
allowing for an open-
fitting hearing aid that
can enhance sounds
without blocking the
Centers are selling the
Bernafon Swiss Ear open-fit-
ting hearing aids. Members are amazed
at the difference these devices are mak-
ing to their quality of life.
Hershey’s snack-size candy treats in special
Valentine’s Day wrappers. Each piece has
a “To” and “From” place to write on, making
it easy to give tasty tidbits to
classmates and friends.
Designed specifically to meet the
needs of the first-time user, these devices
fit behind the ear with a small—almost
invisible—tube entering the ear canal.
The Friendship Xchange
comes in 2-lb. 15.7-oz. bags
to make sure everybody
on your Valentine’s Day
list gets a gift. Included in
the assortment are Reese’s
According to Paul Sass, general
manager of the Costco Hearing Centers,
demand for this new technology has
quickly grown to 30 percent of Costco’s
hearing aid business, with members typically saving hundreds of dollars.
Pieces, Reese’s Peanut Butter
Hearts, Kit Kat Crisp Wafer
bars and Hershey's milk
chocolate bars. Item #738388
“The acceptance of this open-fitting
design is exciting,” he adds. “I think we’re
witnessing a real breakthrough.”
To find the Costco Hearing Center
nearest you, see the Specialty Services
listing on page 67.
vanities with Costco style
COSTCO PRIDES ITSELF on giving its mem- humidity and even a drop impact test.
bers value and quality in all products, includ- Each sink is checked for cracking, thickness,
ing vanity sets. warpage, glazed surface and finish to be
These single and double vanities with certified free from defects.
granite tops and CSA-approved porcelain Each wood vanity is designed for a
sinks are stylish and built to last, according standard 8-inch/20.3-centimeter-wide spread
to Costco hardware buyer Lester Cox. faucet (not included). Other features include a
“Coscto does not use MDF board or par- backsplash (installation required), European-
ticleboard products,” Lester says. “We use style hidden hinges and drawer slides that
solid granite tops, solid hardwoods and feature an easy operating ball-bearing design.
veneers over plywood.” “You can go to one of the hardware
Chinese birch, the best wood for moist chains or specialty plumbing retailers and
conditions, is used for full construction of spend $1,500 or more on a wood vanity,”
Costco wood vanities, adds Lester. While says Lester. “Ours are considerably less.”
the natural characteristics of granite might Costco offers both vanity sets in most
cause some color variation among sets, warehouses.
each vanity top is put through a series of Item #586059 Single-sink vanity
lab tests, including temperature, corrosion, Item #586065 Double-sink vanity