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COSTCO Floor Map
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
NEWLY REVISED MAP

A Guide to the Aisles
by Vaughn Aubuchon
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NEWS FLASH!

You think my Santa Cruz Costco Map is good?
YOU AIN'T SEEN NOTHIN', until you've seen the
San Francisco Costco Floor Map,
created by Harry Yu and Peter Xu,
which features -
   - EVERY SINGLE ITEM in the store
   - With DESCRIPTION AND PRICE
   - SEARCHABLE with LOCATION
   - Including a PHOTO of each LOCATION

How the heck can I compete with this?
I can't. No way. No one can.
How did they do this?

I can imagine 1000's of hours of effort.
COSTCO Corporate should hire these guys right away, at a very high salary, to do other COSTCO Super-Locations, thereby ending the ordeal of, "Button, button, who's got the button", experienced by SO MANY shoppers.
Check it out. Would YOU like to see this kind of helpful setup at YOUR
COSTCO Location?
You tell me. NO!
TELL COSTCO.

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And now, back to our regular programming.
Here is an Aisle Map of the inside of the
COSTCO store warehouse in Santa Cruz, CA.
Get a feel for the building, before you visit.
Then, while inside the store, use the map to speed up your shopping.


COSTCO, Inc. (#149)
220 Sylvania Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 469 - 0961


1. COSTCO Floor MAP

2.
Store HOURS

3. PHONE Numbers

4. Best TIME to Shop

5.
Fun Facts

     Page Rank

     
Disclaimer
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The "racetrack" is shown by the dotted lines with arrows. EE denotes Emergency Exits.

With a PDF document, you can zoom in 100 times, if you want, or any other size you choose.


1. My LARGE PDF map,

TAP on Image Below

Costco Floor Map gif


Here is an example of -
     the detail available in the PDF.

The big freezer at
     Santa Cruz, CA ----->

Santa Cruz, CA Costco Big Freezer

If you find a frozen item you really like, just tell your neighbor, relative or friend, it is available in the BIG freezer at Door #83 (or whichever).
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COSTCO #149 offers several advantages.
Two of them are:

1. A COSTCO gas station
    just across Sylvania Ave. Also, on Harvey West
    Blvd.

2. Harvey West Park,
    just across Harvey West Blvd. with baseball
    fields, basketball courts, picnic tables, and
    plenty of shade and grass to lie on.

Also available in the S.C.
COSTCO Warehouse are -
     - a Food court,
     - a Bakery,
     - Hearing Aid Dept.,
     - Optical Department, and
     - Pharmacy




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2. Store Hours --->
      Santa Cruz COSTCO Store #149

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 MAIN STORE - 469-0961

Mon. - Fri. -

Saturday -

Sunday -

  9:00 am - 8:30 pm

  9:00 am - 7:00 pm

  9:00 am - 7:00 pm

 PHARMACY - 469-0366

Mon. - Fri. -

Saturday -

Sunday -

10:00 am - 7:00 pm

  9:30 am - 6:00 pm

CLOSED

 GAS STATION - 469-0961

Mon. - Fri. -

Saturday -

Sunday -

  6:00 am - 9:30 pm

  6:00 am - 8:00 pm

  7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Costco Gas Prices
Apr. 20, 2020
Gas Buddy

Regular - $ 2.399
Premium - $ 2.699
Diesel - $ 3.059




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3. Tel. Numbers --->
     Santa Cruz COSTCO Store #149

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Automotive Dept. -

Costco Batteries

Costco Tires

(831) 469 - 0763

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Bakery -

Customer Service -

Food Court -

Gasoline -

Hearing Aids -

Main Office -

Optical -

Pharmacy -

Photo Dept.

(831) 469 - 0961

(831) 469 - 0664

(831) 469 - 8145

(831) 469 - 0961

(831) 824 - 1012

(831) 469 - 0961

(831) 824 - 1010

(831) 469 - 0366

CLOSED




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4. Best Time to Shop
    Shopping Advice
      Santa Cruz COSTCO Store #149

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Times to AVOID
due to crowds

Saturdays
Sundays
Days before holiday
Lunchtime

BEST Times
to Shop

Weekday Evenings
Weekdays

When I visit Costco, my primary objective is traffic and crowd avoidance. This is important for those who live on the East side, which are most of us. Nobody likes to deal with the Perpetual Traffic Jam at the River Street/ Highway 1 / Highway 9 / Coral Street confluence, which is the only way in.

Try shopping from 7 pm to 8:30 pm on Tuesday night. When you do, ask a
COSTCO employee which night has the lightest crowds. They always give me good advice, even considering varying conditions (holidays, weather, etc.).
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5. Fun Facts
There are 128 COSTCOs in California.
(or 23% of the U.S. total of 546 warehouses.)
(or 16% of the WW total of 785 warehouses.)

Biggest Costco size - 235,000 sq. ft. (Salt Lake)
Ave. Costco size - - - 144,500 sq. ft.
Santa Cruz size - - - - 137,000 sq.ft. (Santa Cruz)
Smallest Costco - - - - 76,700 sq. ft. (Juneau)

MOST Costcos have a
gas station.
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 Table 1. Search Engine Page Rank
 My "Costco Floor Map" Rank?
 2020 - Q1
 for the search term

 costco floor map

Confirm Below by Clicking on links

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Jan.
28,
2020
Feb.
1,
2020
Feb.
16,
2020
Mar.
11,
2020
Later
2020

Search
Engine

Rank
Rank
Rank
Rank
Rank

Google

# 2
# 2
# 2
# 2

Bing

# 2
# 2
# 2
# 1
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D. Duck

# 2
# 2
# 1
# 1

Yahoo

# 2
# 2
# 2
# 3
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Yandex

# 1
# 1
# 1
# 1
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   For Every Search, there are 3 main results -
   1. Google
   2. The Triad - Bing, Yahoo and Duck, Duck
            (Duck & Yahoo derive results from Bing.)
   3. Yandex
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80 - 450

60

60

60

60

60

60




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DISCLAIMER:
The author is NOT affiliated with
COSTCO, INC., other than being an Executive Card member, avid customer, and big fan.

I created this page because it did not exist, and I felt it should. People can now familiarize themselves with the AISLE LAYOUT before they visit, enabling them to save time (time to be used for more shopping, and buying more stuff).

All reported errors will be corrected as soon as verified, except when
COSTCO does their planned reshuffling of product placement. They do this on purpose, several times a year, because they want to "force customers to search harder". The theory being, that if you MUST search more, you will buy more.

Although the author has tried to be as accurate as possible, errors are possible.
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Reshuffling Products - Not a Fan
I find the "button, button, who's got the button" approach frustrating.
Whenever you visit your local grocery store, you like to be able to quickly find what you want, in a familiar place. Can you imagine what it would be like, if they frequently changed where everything was?

COSTCO doesn't seem to take into account that many frustrated shoppers, will simply buy from their supermarket, because they can FIND what they want. I am among these shoppers, who value their time far more than COSTCO seems to.

MY OLD-FASHIONED ATTITUDE -
1. Make it as easy as possible for a customer to find everything, at any time, by telling them exactly where it is, without having to ask. I like to find what I want, not go on a scavenger hunt. But that's just me.

2. Reduce customer frustration. On every visit, I hear, "Do you know where they put the (whatever)? The answer is usually, "No". This is an impediment to sales, not a sales enhancer. If you can't FIND it, you can't BUY it!

3. Many folks will just skip the item, and move on. I'll ask once, IF there is a
COSTCO employee close by. Then I move on with my scheduled mission. Having to search for that item, or that employee is not on my mission. I always have to visit Nob Hill anyway, for some such low volume items, and items I couldn't find at COSTCO, without spending a lot of time I don't have.

4. Purposely hiding products may not be the ideal approach to increasing the sales of other items. Perhaps a two-fold approach is desirable -
1. Make it a scavenger hunt for curious, time-enabled shoppers,

2. But fast for time-constrained shoppers.
That is what I am trying to do here.

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C'mon. Get over it, grampa.
Costco is still the best, and you know it.
Relax. Just look around. You'll meet nice folks.
(A few cursing under their breath.)
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