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The Costco shopping experience is now a global phenomenon, with consumers now able to enjoy the wholesale chain's bulk-shopping discounts and $1.50 hot dogs across the U.S. and in places like Taiwan, Japan and Australia.

The company continues to shake up that experience, too. Not only does it manufacture many of its own goods under the Kirkland Signature brand, but it recently began selling gold bars. And as the price of the precious metal hit a new all-time high again this month, the new product offering has been well received by members.

Costco’s foray into precious metals has generated eye-popping results. The company is allegedly pulling in six figures in sales each month since its decision to begin selling gold, demonstrating that members have taken to buying gold bars alongside rotisserie chickens and bulk toilet paper. But is this the best way to invest in the yellow metal?

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