Oklahoma's First Costco Store Opens In Tulsa

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 8:38 am
By: News On 6

Oklahoma's first Costco is now open for business. The store near 101st and Memorial opened at 8:00 Thursday morning.

Customers like Linda Young got in line bright and early to get the first peak.

"I love Costco and I've missed it terribly since I moved to Tulsa. So, I'm so happy to see them here," she said.

From deals and steals to some big buck luxury items, the new store didn't disappoint; one item that had people walking through the door amazed was a nearly $34,000 4K flat screen TV.

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Another was a more than $100,000 diamond ring, practically on sale - discounted from its more than $230,000 asking price.

But for most, the store’s more affordable items are what made the shopping list.

"They have great products and the store brand, Kirkland, is always excellent quality," Young said.

It’s a shopping experience customers waiting in line said they're happy to have in Oklahoma.

"I think it's great. Long overdue, long overdue," shopper Daryl Jones said.

The first two people into the store got in line about two hours before the doors opened.