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BJ’s Wholesale Club

Amazon tops dunnhumby grocery list

Amazon tops dunnhumby grocery list

CHICAGO — Amazon took the top spot in dunnhumby’s latest ranking of the nation’s top grocery retailers,  with H-E-B following in second place and Market Basket leapfrogging three retailers to take the third spot away from Trader Joe’s. Wegmans held onto the fourth spot for a second year in a row. “The pandemic has massively

BJ’s set to open Pennsylvania club on Friday

BJ’s set to open Pennsylvania club on Friday

WESTBOROUGH, Mass.  — BJ’s Wholesale Club says its newest club will open in South Fayette Township, Pa., on Friday. With the opening BJ’s will have 223 outlets in the United States, including 18 in Pennsylvania. “We’re excited to open our very first club in the Pittsburgh market, expanding our footprint in Pennsylvania, and to bring

BJ’s plans to open six new clubs

BJ’s plans to open six new clubs

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — BJ’s Wholesale Club said Thursday that it plans to open six new clubs this fiscal year. The newest clubs will be located in Seabrook, N.H., Port Charlotte, Fla., Commack, N.Y., South Fayette, Pa., Ross Township, Pa. and Lansing, Mich. The two Pennsylvania stores are located in greater Pittsburgh, which is a new

BJ’s CEO Lee Delaney dies unexpectedly

BJ’s CEO Lee Delaney dies unexpectedly

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — BJ’s Wholesale Club’s president and CEO Lee Delaney died unexpectedly on Thursday, the company said. Christopher Baldwin, executive chairman of the board of directors, issued the following statement on behalf of the Board: “We are shocked and profoundly saddened by the passing of Lee Delaney. Lee was a brilliant and humble leader

BJ’s reports record sales for Q4, year

BJ’s reports record sales for Q4, year

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported record sales for its fiscal fourth quarter and year. Comparable club sales, excluding gasoline sales, increased by 15.9%, including digitally-enabled sales growth of 168%, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2020. Income from continuing operations increased 127.3% year-over-year to $95.9 million, for the 13-week

Retailers among best places for LGBTQ equality

Retailers among best places for LGBTQ equality

NEW YORK — Ahold Delhaize’s GIANT Co. and Food Lion, along with such retailers as Kroger, Walgreens and Walmart, were among the retailers recognized as being among the best places to work for LGBTQ equality. They received perfect marks on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index. A record-breaking 767 major U.S. businesses

BJ’s reports record profits in Q2

BJ’s reports record profits in Q2

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. reported that comparable club sales (excluding gasoline sales) increased by 24.2% in the third quarter ended August 1, and digitally enabled sales growth was more than 300%. The company said earnings per diluted were $0.76, reflects year-over-year growth of 94.9%. “We continue to be extremely grateful for

BJ’s taps Schwartz as chief digital officer

BJ’s  taps Schwartz as chief digital officer

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — Monica Schwartz will join BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. as senior vice president and chief digital officer, the company said on Thursday. Her appointment is effective effective August 3. Schwartz will be responsible for the strategic leadership of the company’s digital business, and will report directly to BJ’s president and CEO Lee

BJ’s appoints Delaney as new chief executive

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — BJ’s Wholesale Club has appointed Lee Delaney to serve as chief executive officer. He succeeds Christopher Baldwin, who has been named executive chairman. Baldwin will also serve as a strategic advisor to Delaney. The company also appointed Thomas Kingsbury, the former CEO of Burlington Stores Inc., to its board of directors. The