Costco’s widely-popular free food samples are back in certain stores but customers won’t be able to help themselves anymore
- Costco is now offering its free food samples in 30 stores across 16 states in the US after pulling these from stores in March for hygiene reasons.
- Costco’s CFO said the chain plans to gradually bring samples back to more locations.
- For safety, samples will be kept behind plexiglass screens and served to customers by workers in masks and gloves.
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Costco’s iconic free food samples are back and being served in at least 30 of its stores across 16 states in the US after being pulled from stores in March for hygiene reasons.
According to Bloomberg, which was first to report the news, samples will now be prepackaged and kept behind plexiglass shields. Customers will not be able to help themselves to these tasty treats but rather wait to have one handed to them by a server wearing masks and gloves.
“We are seeing what works,” Costco’s CFO Richard Galanti told Bloomberg. “There are plans to continue to roll it out. We will see.”
Galanti previously said that samples would be coming back this month in an earnings call at the start of June and that this would happen on a …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]