Released April 14th, 2021
Chris Bloomstran, Zack Fuss - Costco: Relentless Focus on the One Thing
Zack Fuss is an investor at Continental Grain, a 200-year-old family business. Chris is President and CIO of Semper Augustus Investments Group. We cover how Costco can offer high-quality products at such low prices and lessons that can be learned and applied to other businesses.
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