Costco’s co-founder, Jim Sinegal, who is known for his colorful personality and love for the $1.50 hot dog and soda, is retiring at the age of 76.  He is revered for not making decisions to appease Wall Street at the expense of his customers and employees.  This philosophy is an example of his well known high level of integrity.  Jim will work one more year full time for the company, helping with the transition and then he remain on the board of directors.
Seattle Times Article

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Washington Post