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Company Overview of BJ's Wholesale Club Inc.

Company Overview

BJ's Wholesale Club Inc. operates warehouse clubs and gas stations in the eastern United States. The company’s warehouse clubs provide electronics, computers, office supplies, home and seasonal products, organic foods and meat, sports equipment, toys, baby products, health and beauty supplies, and jewelry. It also sells products online. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Westborough, Massachusetts with distribution centers in Uxbridge, Massachusetts; Jacksonville, Florida; Rocky Hill, Connecticut; Elkton, Maryland; and Burlington, New Jersey. As of September 30, 2011, BJ's Wholesale Club Inc. was taken private.

25 Research Drive

Westborough, MA 01581-5230

United States

Founded in 1996

24,800 Employees





Key Executives for BJ's Wholesale Club Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 43
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Age: 56
Executive Vice President of Merchandising & Logistics
Age: 55
Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

BJ's Wholesale Club Inc. Key Developments

BJ's Wholesale Club Announces New, Upscale Two-Tiered Wellsley Farms Cakes

BJ's Wholesale Club is taking its dessert assortment to the next level by offering new, upscale two-tiered Wellsley Farms cakes that are perfect for any occasion and sell for a fraction of specialty bakery prices. The two-tier cake features a five-inch round cake stacked on top of a 10-inch round cake. Available in a gold cake with a smooth and creamy vanilla buttercream icing, the tiered cakes are an affordable $29.99 and can serve 40 or more guests. The festive tiered cakes are available in 16 licensed kid themes including Finding Dory, Angry Birds, Darth Vader, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Paw Patrol, Hello Kitty, Sesame Street, as well as a selection of Disney princesses and superhero classics. Along with kid-themed birthday cakes, BJ's bakers can collaborate with Members to create eye-catching customized cakes for milestones such as anniversaries, showers, and even weddings. BJ's bakers can add any personalized touch at no additional charge, whether it's a photo of the guest-of-honor, a special type of icing design, or a sentimental keepsake.

BJ's Wholesale Club Announces New Kearny Location

BJ's Wholesale Club announced the opening of club in Kearny. The new 85,000 square foot BJ's Wholesale Club will be located at 180 Passaic Avenue in Kearny. The Club will offer significant savings on high-quality fresh foods, including produce, fresh meat and deli items, and household essentials, like laundry detergent and diapers. The Club will also feature outstanding value on general merchandise, including electronics and apparel. The Club will provide an economic boost to the community, adding about 140 jobs.

BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. Appoints Lee Delaney as Executive Vice President, Chief Growth Officer Effective May 9, 2016

BJ's Wholesale Club Inc. announced that Lee Delaney has been appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Growth Officer effective May 9, 2016. Mr. Delaney will be responsible for the company's merchandising and supply chain organization, and will report directly to BJ's President and CEO Chris Baldwin. Prior to joining BJ's, Mr. Delaney was a partner in the Boston office of Bain & Company, and a leader in the firm's Consumer Products practice.

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