Press Release

BJ's Wholesale Club Launches New Co-Brand Credit Card Program with Richer Rewards

The new My BJ's PerksTM MasterCard® includes instant gas savings and earnings up to 5% back on purchases-

November 19, 2014 8:45 AM EST

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. today unveiled its new My BJ's Perks™ MasterCard®, a rewarding credit card program that greatly enhances Member benefits.  The program provides richer features including savings of 10 cents off per gallon of BJ's Gas every day, earnings up to 5% back on purchases in club and at BJs.com, 2% back on eating out and non-BJ's gas purchases and 1% back on purchases made everywhere else MasterCard is accepted.  The My BJ's Perks Program is also the first in the wholesale club category to provide Members the flexibility of on-demand award redemption in $20 increments during checkout in-club.

"BJ's Wholesale Club is excited to launch a new and innovative credit card program that provides our Members with more benefits, more value and more convenience when they shop in-club and everywhere else MasterCard is accepted," said Laura Sen, President & CEO of BJ's Wholesale Club. "One of my favorite program features is our Members' ability to automatically redeem their earnings during checkout. They have the choice to build their awards for greater savings off a bigger purchase or they can put them to use during their weekly shop."

The My BJ's Perks MasterCard is now available to qualifying BJ's Inner Circle, BJ's Business and BJ's Perks Rewards Members in the US through instant applications in-club or online. The credit card program includes two new MasterCard offerings, BJ's Perk Elite and BJ's Perk Plus, in partnership with Alliance Data Retail Services, a leading provider of marketing-driven credit solutions.

"We are pleased to have the opportunity to partner with BJ's Wholesale Club to bring their Members a card program with industry-leading rewards and benefits," said Melisa Miller, president of Alliance Data Retail Services. "Through our data-driven marketing expertise we will use insights and analytics to drive cardholder engagement and create relevant offers that benefit BJ's loyal club members."

The BJ's Perk Elite credit card has a $100 membership fee and Members earn 5% back on most purchases in and outside of BJ's. The BJ's Perks Plus credit card has a $50 membership fee and earns Members 3% back on most purchases in and outside BJ's. Both cards also provide:

  • Ten cents off per gallon of BJ's Gas every day
  • Earnings of 2% back on eating out and non-BJ's gas purchases
  • Earnings of 1% back on purchases made everywhere else MasterCard is accepted
  • Bonus earnings of up to $50 after first use of the card outside of BJ's
  • Membership Renewal savings up to $25 annually through BJ's Easy Renewal program

"We've worked in partnership with BJ's and Alliance Data to build out a credit program that meets the evolving day to day payment needs of their members while delivering the security, usability and convenience they've come to expect," said Michael Cyr, Group Executive, Market Development, MasterCard.

For more information on BJ's new co-brand credit card program, visit http://www.bjs.com/mybjsperks.  

About BJ's Wholesale Club
BJ's is dedicated to providing Members with high-quality, brand-name food and merchandise at prices that are significantly lower than supermarkets, supercenters, department stores, drug stores and specialty retail stores.  BJ's carries the most product variety of any Membership club with more than 7,000 items, including supermarket-sized staples, USDA Choice meats and stock-up items, as well as all-natural and organic products. BJ's is the only membership club to accept all manufacturers' coupons and for greater convenience, offers the most payment options including EBT.

Headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. is a leading operator of warehouse clubs in the eastern United States.  The Company currently operates 206 clubs and 119 gas stations in 15 eastern states.  Learn more and shop online at www.BJs.com  or for exclusive content visit Facebook.com/bjswholesaleclub and Twitter.com/bjswholesale.

About MasterCard
MasterCard (NYSE: MA), www.mastercard.com is a technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the world's fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. MasterCard's products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone. Follow us on Twitter @MasterCardNews, join the discussion on the Cashless Pioneers Blog and subscribe for the latest news on the Engagement Bureau.

About Alliance Data Retail Services
Alliance Data Retail Services is one of the nation's leading providers of branded credit card programs, with more than 135 marketing-driven private label, co-brand and commercial programs in partnership with many of North America's best-known brands. The business delivers upon its Know more. Sell more.® commitment by leveraging customer insight to drive sales for its client partners. Leveraging deep-rooted marketing expertise, transaction-based customer data, and advanced analytics, Alliance Data Retail Services creates turnkey, multichannel credit programs designed to help its clients develop stronger, more profitable customer relationships. Alliance Data Retail Services is part of the Alliance Data family of companies. To learn more about Alliance Data Retail Services, visit www.alliancedataretail.com.

 

SOURCE BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.