Bring Costco to Rome NY

Bring Costco to Rome NY

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Costco Fan

Long Eddy, NY

#1 Jan 6, 2013
A perfect addition to Rome NY in the former Home Depot location in West Rome. Thoughts?

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nice thought

Brooklyn, NY

#2 Jan 6, 2013
Would be great, but they would never put one here... Not a big enough population to support it....
Costco Fan

Syracuse, NY

#3 Jan 6, 2013
A place like Costco would draw from the surrounding area, much like BJ's draws many many Romans to the Riverside Center. The former Home Depot site is situated perfectly to draw from Camden, Oneida, Utica, as well as other areas in the region. Location, location, location....
give me the green

Brooklyn, NY

#4 Jan 7, 2013
True, but we don't have any good leaders in the community to promote something like that.... It's a shame. Plus home depot and kmart failed in that very location.
Peter Peter

Sherburne, NY

#5 Jan 7, 2013
wal mart needs some competition I am so tired of that scummy department store. target or SAMs or Costco. wegmans. Walmart is packed all the time we can support a good store anytime.
Costco Fan

Saratoga Springs, NY

#6 Jan 9, 2013
At Give me the green....you are correct, Kmart failed due to Walmart opening up shortly after they did and the location was "hidden" making it hard to draw people in. Home Depot failed due to the road reconstruction project that cut them off for well over a year, a devastating blow to their "store by store" sales. Now with Davidson GM dealership cleaning up the front area and removing that large stand of trees, the entire Canal Place Plaza is more visible. The reconstruction project for the highway is completed and the former Home Depot is an excellent spot for a store like Costco. I firmly believe that that type of store will thrive well there and give serious competition to Wally world.
give me the green

Brooklyn, NY

#7 Jan 9, 2013
Oh don't get me wrong, I think it would be wonderful to have Costco here... Just not confident something like that would come to fruition in a town like this.
Great car

United States

#8 Jan 9, 2013
The biggest issue with Costco coming to this area is thier buisness model,they build in a area whose average family income is a $100k and a above. They serve upper middle income families and thats what makes them sucessful,unfortunily thats not this area. It would be great because they are a well paying company(average hourly rate is $20hr and 80% full time.
Dan

Dover, DE

#9 Jan 10, 2013
hey rome has lots of wellies & prision scum! some of the wellies sells drugs & make in excess of 100k...does that count...lol...
come on fusco get busy

Utica, NY

#10 Jan 10, 2013
we want Costco,wegmans,barnes and noble,red lobter,etc.
Dan

Dover, DE

#11 Jan 10, 2013
we WANT a REAL MAYOR! guess we all have to wait!
give me the green

Brooklyn, NY

#12 Jan 10, 2013
Yeah a real mayor would be terrific! I'm disgusted.
Mr E

United States

#13 Jan 11, 2013
I love Costco. Prices are great and it is cleaner than Sams.
Sams

United States

#14 Jan 11, 2013
Sams sucks. I hate it there.
come on fusco get busy

Utica, NY

#15 Jan 12, 2013
nothing will ever come to Rome
chexandy89

Oneida, NY

#16 Nov 10, 2013
People would like more competition to Rome, NY, because there are some elderly people who don't drive outside of Rome. People from Camden who can't drive to Utica or Syracuse. By bringing more competition to Rome, NY it would allow these elderly people to have more choice to shop.

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