|Chuck Grom||Gordon Haskett|
|Scot Ciccarelli||Truist Securities|
|Karen Short||Credit Suisse|
|Oliver Chen||TD Cowen|
|Scott Mushkin||R5 Capital|
Good day. My name is Emma, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Costco Wholesale Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2023 Earnings Conference call. [Operator Instructions]
Richard Galanti, CFO, you may begin your conference.