U.S., Canada Wage Costco Battle

Surging Canadian dollar brings bargain shoppers to U.S. seeking great deals on bulk items.
3:00 | 08/14/12

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Thanks to the surging canadian dollar, bargain shoppers are crossing the border for great deals on bulk goods. As abc's neal karlinsky reports, that has a lot of american locals up in arms. Reporter: Not since the south park movie has there been so much cause to blame canada. ♪ Blame canada ♪ Reporter: In bellingham, washington, this morning, it's clear the canadians have landed. Exhibit "a." A youtube video of a weird dash for milk at costco. This costco is ground zero for the influx. Right now, canada's dollar is much stronger than america's. And that favorable exchange rate has made the basics, plus gasoline, irresistible for hordes of canadian bargain hunters. You're pulling up extra? No joke. Reporter: Gas is a dollar less right now. And milk is $5 less. Canadian. Canadian. Canadian. Canadian. Canadian. They're all canadian. This store is so crammed with canadians, locals have started a facebook page with the pleading title, bellingham costco needs a special time for americans. It's like the border dropped 25 miles. Americans should be able to find parking in their own country. Some of the americans we were able to find told us, they aren't angry. But they have taken notice. As our friends from the north were quick to point out, exchange rates can shift. Many of the americans who are complaining now, may be bargain-hunting across the border later. For "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, bellingham, washington. If they buy here, they create jobs here. It's good stuff. We're not parking there.

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