I visited the nearest Costco center last week (about 25 miles from home, so I am not yet a member) and while I found the general appearance of the store “up scale” and the optical (eye glasses) center rather impressive. However, the hearing aid “counter” was very small (not more than 15’ wide I estimate. It had the look of an after thought, just added on and almost a “back office” appearance. It had a hearing testing (I assume it was) booth crowded behind the counter.
The Costco hearing aid counter may simply reflect the amount of business they do, but I wonder if another store in the area might have a stronger looking appearance. I understand form reading posts on this forum that Costco honors hearing aids purchased at any store, not just the one that sold the hearing aids.
Anyone know what “certification” the Costco staff has - and Audiologist? Is that a college degree, a state license? What professionalism can I expect from Costco hearing aid fitting, sales and support.
I was attracted to Costco by their Kirkland Signature 5.0, and the $1899 price for a pair.