Conceived as a way to bring even greater
quality and value to its members, Costco’s
Kirkland Signature private-label brand has
grown into an internationally recognized
range of products that has more than lived
up to its credo of “as good as or better
than the national brand.”
55 See me, hear me
Breakthroughs in contact-lens
and hearing-aid technologies
make seeing and hearing well
easier than ever.
BY DAVID WIGHT
56 Buying Smart: Blueberries
Blueberries contain more disease-fighting antioxidants than any
other fruit. Plus, at Costco, they’re
HUGE and they taste great.
BY PAT VOLCHOK
59 Get ready to retire
Plan for your golden years while
you’re still in the black to keep you
from seeing red after retirement.
BY T. FOSTER JONES
68 What’s New at Costco
70 Member Services Update
71 Specialty Services
71 Special Events
31 Shadows and whispers
Readers are taken on an emotional
journey in Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s masterpiece, The Shadow of the Wind.
BY JENNIFER PIRTLE
FOR YOUR HEALTH
Information to help you stay healthy
on the inside and on the outside.
33 Put it in your ear
45 Eye health With more titles, formats and narrators
47 Arthritis update
than ever, audio books can bring your
49 Fiber facts
favorite genre to life.
49 Buyer’s Pick: Neutrogena
BY JONATHAN LOWE
51 Sun-care tips
34 Ghost in the machine
51 Yoga and cancer
Those who can, do. Those who can’t,
hire ghostwriters. Ghostwriters put
their art to use for those who have
the will, but not the skill.
BY EVA SHAW
15 Tech Q&A
By Ginnie Roeglin and David W. Fuller iPods, plasma and LCDs.
7 Dialogue By Marc Saltzman
Letters from our readers
39 Costco Travel
9 Fresh Views Disney revamps Pirates of Brain food for the entrepreneur the Caribbean.
11 Consumer Connection
41 Creative Cooking By David Horowitz It’s time for picnics.
72 Member Connection Should cell-phone use be allowed Odds and ends from Costco
in airplanes? members
Bonus Dialogue pages
More letters from readers.
Crafting with the stars at Hollywood’s
La Knitterie Parisienne.
Recent articles about Kirkland Signature
products from the archives.
More Creative Cooking
Summer vegetable recipes from Alpine.
Book Previews and Book Look
Father’s Day titles; Costco signings for June;
an autographed-book giveaway.
Serving up success
Business success tips from Chicken Soup
series entrepreneur Jack Canfield.
More Buying Smart
“Superfoods” seasonal guide; a blueberry pie
recipe; a blueberry price comparison.
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