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BJ’s Wholesale Club

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

BJ’s Wholesale club names Lee Delaney as CEO

BJ’s Wholesale club names Lee Delaney as CEO

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — BJ’s Wholesale Club has named 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 moves

BJ’s sees sales momentum, plans new clubs

BJ’s sees sales momentum, plans new clubs

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. reported Thursday that net sales for its fiscal second quarter were up 1.1% versus the comparable prior year period, reaching $3.3 billion. Comparable club sales (excluding gasoline sales) increased 1.6% for the 13-week period that ended August 3, and the company had income from continuing operations of