News Releases

BJ'S Wholesale Club Announces Voluntary Recall of Pre-Packaged Wellsley Farms Brand Fresh Mushrooms Due To Possible Health Risk

February 20, 2007
NATICK, Mass., February 20, 2007 -- BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. today announced the voluntary recall of pre-packaged Wellsley Farms brand fresh mushrooms purchased between February 11 and February 19, 2007 due to a potential health risk. Test results reported from a routine inspection of produce, showed the possible presence of trace amounts of E. coli from one lot code of Wellsley Farms brand…

BJ's Wholesale Club Launches Online Store with 41.21 ct. t.w. $250,000 Diamond Necklace

December 5, 2006

BJ's First E-Commerce Site Provides Consumers Nationwide with Access to BJ's Legendary Values Just In Time for the Holidays

NATICK, Mass., December 5, 2006 -- Where can a stunning, 41 ct. t.w. diamond necklace and the words "great value" co-exist? The answer is only at, where online shopping is available for the first time and where a one-of a-kind diamond necklace featuring 68 exquisite diamonds is offered for only $249,999.99. BJ's Wholesale Club's first online store sparkles with the incredible values,…

BJ's Wholesale Club Opens at 6:00 a.m. on Black Friday

November 21, 2006
NATICK, Mass., November 21, 2006 -- WHAT: BJ's Wholesale Club will be open at 6:00 a.m. the day after Thanksgiving to celebrate the beginning of the holiday shopping season on "Black Friday."  The Club will not be opening at midnight as previously reported by some media outlets. WHEN: Black Friday - Friday, November 24, 2006 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. *Excludes the following Club locations:…

BJ'S Wholesale Club Opens Early on Black Friday and for the First Time Opens on Thanksgiving Day

November 16, 2006

Special Hours Make it More Convenient for Shoppers

NATICK, Mass., November 16, 2006 -- WHAT: For the first time, BJ's Wholesale Clubs will be open on Thanksgiving Day to cater to consumers with last-minute Thanksgiving needs. Also, to celebrate the beginning of the holiday shopping season on "Black Friday", BJ's will open at 6:00 a.m. the day after Thanksgiving so shoppers can take advantage of the great savings at BJ's and start their holiday…

BJ's Pharmacy Reduces Price of Select Generic Prescription Drugs at Massachusetts Locations

November 16, 2006

Wholesale Club Pharmacy to Now Charge Patients Only $4.00 on Select Medications

NATICK, Mass., November 16, 2006 -- BJ's Wholesale Club announced today that its BJ's Pharmacy locations in Massachusetts will now charge only $4.00 for 30-day supplies of select generic medication prescriptions. The announcement means an even bigger savings to consumers who utilize the pharmacy for its personal, professional service and low-cost prescriptions. BJ's Pharmacy locations in the…

BJ's Wholesale Club Celebrates Grand Opening of New Distribution Center in Uxbridge, Massachusetts

September 15, 2006

618,000 Square Foot Facility Provides Greater Operational Efficiency

NATICK, Mass., September 15, 2006 -- BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. today celebrated the official grand opening of its 618,000 square foot distribution center in Uxbridge, Mass. The new facility, which replaces a smaller distribution center located in Franklin, Mass., is designed to bolster the company's highly efficient supply chain model. "The enhancements implemented at this facility allow us to…

Back to School Eyewear -- A New Fashion Accessory in the Classroom

July 31, 2006

BJ's Optical(TM) Outfits Students With Trendy and Affordable Frames to Help Kids See Clearly

NATICK, Mass., July 31, 2006 -- There was a time when wearing eyeglasses wasn't considered the "coolest" thing to do, but times have changed and now eyeglasses are fast becoming a popular fashion accessory. BJ's Optical at BJ's Wholesale Club has today's hottest trends in back to school eyewear for students at affordable prices, including designer close-outs for 30-60% less than other retail…

BJ's Wholesale Club Launches Online Auction to Support Children and Families in Need

July 19, 2006

2006 BJ's Charity Championship Online Auction Begins Today

NATICK, Mass., July 19, 2006 -- Bidding is now open for the 2006 BJ's Charity Championship Online Auction. Participants can place a bid on incredible items including autographed sports memorabilia, vacation packages, electronics, diamond jewelry and more at All proceeds from the online auction will be donated to BJ's Charitable Foundation to fund nonprofit…

Celebrate Father's Day with a Unique Gift for Dad

May 11, 2006

BJ's Wholesale Club Offers it All - From Consumer Electronics to Kayaks at Incredible Prices

NATICK, Mass., May 11, 2006 -- This Father's Day, surprise Dad with a gift he will truly love. Whether Dad's a music lover, enjoys being on the water, loves to play chef, or is a Mr. Fix-It, you can get him everything he wants this Father's Day at BJ's Wholesale Club. BJ's Wholesale Club is a great one-stopping resource for brand-name food and general merchandise at incredible prices. Here are…