Press Release

BJ's Tempts with Holiday Toys for Kids of All Ages

Gifts of Gaming, TV, Electronics, and Cooking Bring Out the Inner Child

December 7, 2009 8:15 AM EST

NATICK, Mass., December 7, 2009 -- The holidays prove over and over that childhood is a state of mind. As the season comes closer, the word "kid" can mean anyone from infant to 90-plus years old and finding toys for those of all ages can be a shopping challenge.

"BJ's Wholesale Club has gifts that pack a Wow! for all 'the kids' on your shopping list," said Chris Neppl, Executive Vice President of Merchandising at BJ's Wholesale Club. "Whether they like interactive games, sound systems and televisions or educational electronics and small appliances, we have a tremendous range of budget-friendly gifts for all those near and dear, no matter the age."

Bring out the kid at heart with gifts at BJ's including:

The Gift of Gaming

  • Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 - a challenge to young and old alike, for both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. ($54.99)
  • Tony Hawk®: Ride(TM) - Designed to let you get on the board and master 100-plus built-in moves. This recently released game includes the innovative "Ride" board with motion sensing technology, smart sensors and a contoured base with gritty surface to ensure a good grip. For Wii, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. ($109.99)
  • Your Shape(TM) Featuring Jenny McCarthy - Personalized for you, with close to 500 exercises to choose from. The included camera projects your image onto your TV screen to guarantee you are doing each exercise correctly and getting the most out of each work out. For Wii. ($62.99)
  • Wii® Dual Glow Sabers - Exclusive to BJ's, experience sword-fighting games like never before. Includes two Wii remote cradles, one red and one blue LED Glow Saber and Clone Wars game. ($32.99)
  • PlayStation 3, Wii & Xbox 360 systems are available while supplies last.

Ho-Ho-Home Appliances

  • NuWave Pro Speed Cooking Infrared Oven with Bonus Pizza Liner and Flipper - Transform fresh and frozen foods into moist, crisp meals fast. Patented three-way cooking is 50 percent faster than conventional ovens. Also on BJs.com. ($119.99)
  • Cuisinart® Automatic Breadmaker - Wake up to the smell of just-baked bread. Twelve preprogrammed menu options ensure foolproof results. ($74.99)
  • Rival® Crock-Pot® Trio - Perfect for entertaining or cooking a complete meal. Three removable crock pots with separate temperature controls. ($78.99)
  • Rival 7-Quart Crock-Pot Slow Cooker - Extra-large 7-quart capacity is perfect for entertaining. Three heat settings. Removable stoneware. Bonus Little Dipper® and travel bag. Also on BJs.com. ($39.99).
  • Keurig® Gourmet Single-Serve Brewer with 72 Bonus K-Cups - Brews hot beverages under a minute with pre-measured K-Cups. New, quiet brew technology. Also on BJs.com. ($139.99)

Picture Perfect Presents

  • Olympus® FE-46 Digital Camera Bundle with Bonus - 12MP camera, 5x optical zoom, 2.7" LCD display. Includes case, photo box, Crayola® Crayons and coloring code to change your photos into coloring book pages. ($99.99)
  • Pure Digital Flip Mino HD Camcorder - Ultra compact and stylish 60 minute HD camcorder. 4GB of internal memory. 1.5" color LCD screen. TV cable and tripod included. ($179.99)
  • HP CB350 12MP Digital Camera - 12 megapixels with 2.7" LCD to view and frame photos. 3x optical zoom. Smile and blink detection helps get the perfect shot. ($99.99)
  • Panasonic DMCZS1 10MP Camera - 10 megapixel with 12x optical zoom. Ultra long zoom in a compact camera body. Bundle comes with case and 2 1GB SD memory cards. ($259.99)($229.99 from Dec. 8-23)

Electronic Amusements

  • BOSE® Around -Ear Headphones Bundle - Wrap yourself in rich, lush sound with these comfortable around-ear headphones. Includes Apple ® wall charger for your iPod ®/iPhone® and a carry-bag. Also on BJs.com. ($149.99)($134.99 in-club from Nov. 22-Jan. 16)
  • Apple® iTunes® Gift Card Multi-Packs - Multi-packs save more at the iTunes® Store. Get up to $60 of purchasing power. Four $15 gift cards or four $10 gift cards. Also on BJs.com ($56.99 or $37.99)
  • Sony® Digital Reader Touch Edition Bundle - Touch screen for easy reading of up to 350 digital books. Supports multiple formatting including free Google® Books. Also on BJs.com ($299.99)
  • BOSE® 141® Series II Bookshelf Speakers, 2 count - Compact speakers deliver pristine performance with clear highs, deep lows and a spacious midrange. Also on BJs.com. ($99.99)

Toys for Tikes

  • Fisher-Price® 3-in-1 Smart Sports - Interactive golf, baseball and tennis get kids moving. Includes sport attachments and docking station. Ages 3-7. ($39.99).
  • Accelerator PC Trainer 5 First Laptop - Sleek laptop loaded with games, music and educational activities in English and Spanish. Ages 5 and up. ($39.99)
  • Discovery Kids Smart Animals Scanopedia With 6 Smart Animals - Talking encyclopedia with over 2500 sounds, facts, games and quizzes. Ages 3 and up. ($24.99)

'Tis the Season for TVs

  • Sharp® AQUOS® 60" 120hz 1080p LCD - Full HD with 120Hz frame rate, ASV Superlucent LCD panel. Inputs: 4 HDMI(TM), 2 component, 1 PC. ENERGY STAR® compliant. Also on BJs.com ($2,499.99)
  • Sony BRAVIA® 52" LCD HDTV - 120 Hz frame rate, 1080p resolution, 70,000:1 contrast ratio. Inputs 3 HDMI(TM), 2 component, 1 PC, 1 USB. Also on BJs.com. ($1,799.99)(From Nov. 29-Dec. 12: receive a $420 instant rebate in-club and online)
  • Vizio XVT Series 47" 240Hz 1080p LCD HDTV - Full HD with 120 Hz frame rate, 1080p resolution, 50,000:1 contrast ratio. Also on BJs.com ($1,099.99)
  • Vizio 37" Full HD 1080p 120Hz LCD HDTV - 50,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, 120 Hz frame rate, SRS TruSurround HD(TM). Inputs: 3 HDMI, 1 component, 1 USB, I PC. ENERGY STAR® compliant. ($629.99).
  • Logitech Harmony 700 Universal Remote Control - Rechargeable design keeps your remote charged and ready for up to a week. Color screen with clear, bright icons and commands. Easily controls six devices. ($129.99-save 10.00 from 12/4 thru 12/24 with 10.00 instant rebate) $119.99

About BJ's Wholesale Club

BJ's Wholesale Club is dedicated to providing its members with high-quality, brand name merchandise at prices that are significantly lower than the prices found at supermarkets,

supercenters, department stores, drug stores and specialty retail stores. BJ's offers low BJ's Member Pricing on a huge selection of groceries, top-brand apparel and accessories, small appliances, consumer electronics, fine jewelry, and other quality merchandise.

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 186 clubs and 104 gas stations in 15 eastern states. Learn more about BJ's Wholesale Club or shop online at www.bjs.com.

 

SOURCE: BJ's Wholesale Club

CONTACT: Britt Monroe, +1-561-998-1995, bmonroe@tilsonpr.com, for BJ's
Wholesale Club; or Kelly McFalls of BJ's Wholesale Club, +1-508-651-8661,
kmcfalls@bjs.com