BJ’s stock rises in wake of IPO

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc. stock closed last month more than 29% higher than its initial public offering price as the wholesaler returned to the public markets after seven years as a private company. The company’s stock closed at $22 a share, above the IPO price of $17 a share. Listed on the

Albertsons is gearing up for IPO

BOISE, Idaho – Albertsons is preparing for an initial public offering of stock and has reacquired 33 of the stores it was forced by antitrust regulators to sell ahead of its buyout of ­Safeway. Albertsons last month filed an amended S-1 form with the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding its IPO. The company expects to