Costco's Business Philosophy Questioned on Wall Street

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The membership discount store Costco is doing incredibly well in terms of sales. Customers seem pleased with low prices and employees like the fact that they're paid more than the industry average. But some Wall Street observers say shareholders should be receiving more benefits from the company. NPR's Linda Wertheimer reports.



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