Have you ever wondered why a Costco associate checks your receipt at the door before you leave? There have been times I forget and stuff the receipt in my wallet or purse only to have to go digging for it at the door. My coworkers and I were talking about this yesterday and I thought I’d look for the answer!
It turns out that Costco checks your receipt for two reasons. Inventory control (making sure cashiers are scanning all items in your cart correctly) and to make sure you’re not being over charged or under charged for items. There’s an interesting article about it below.
The more you know!