Press Release

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

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

November 16, 2006 6:15 AM EST

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 state include Chicopee, Danvers, Dedham, Framingham, Leominster, Plymouth, South Attleboro, Stoneham, Stoughton and Taunton.

"BJ's constantly strives to provide its customers with top-quality services, value and convenience. As such, BJ's Pharmacy is committed to offering consumers competitive pricing every day on both generic and brand-name prescriptions not typically covered by insurance," said Chris Cella, Vice President of Pharmacy Operations for BJ's Pharmacy at BJ's Wholesale Club. "Members are encouraged to drop off their prescriptions with us and then shop our Club for the rest of their needs saving them valuable time and money."

Although BJ's Wholesale Club is a membership-based business, consumers do not need a membership to utilize its full-service pharmacy. BJ's shoppers in Massachusetts have the convenience of filling their prescriptions as they shop for their household needs saving them both time and money. BJ's Members are encouraged to speak to their local BJ's pharmacist for more information. BJ's Pharmacy has also lowered the prices of select generic prescriptions at its locations across Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and Virginia.

BJ's Pharmacy offers special services including BJ's E-Z Refill(R), which allows patients the convenience of prescription refills over the phone with an interactive voice response system any time of day, and BJ's Pet Rx for popular pet prescriptions. BJ's Pharmacy also handles special order medications and its pharmacists offer personal attention to patients that builds trusted patient-pharmacist relationships.

The Pharmacy not only offers low prices on brand-name and generic prescription medications, BJ's health and beauty department features an extensive assortment of over-the-counter national brand health and beauty products at low prices. For additional savings, BJ's also offers a full line of private label brand Berkley & Jensen(R) products for equal quality at a lower price. To locate a BJ's Pharmacy visit http://www.bjs.com/.

About BJ's Wholesale Club

Headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts, BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. is a leading operator of warehouse clubs in the eastern United States. The Company currently operates 168 Clubs and 94 gas stations in 16 states. For more information about BJ's, please visit http://www.bjs.com/.

 

SOURCE: BJ's Wholesale Club

CONTACT: Sharyn Frankel of BJ's Wholesale Club, +1-508-651-8534,
sfrankel@bjs.com