Press Release

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

November 21, 2006 7:55 AM EST

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: Franklin, MA, Paramus, NJ, Voorhees, NJ and Stroudsburg, PA

WHERE: To find the closest BJ's Wholesale Club or for further information, please visit or call 1-800-BJS-CLUB.

WHY: On "Black Friday," BJ's will open its doors at 6:00 a.m. for consumers who want to get a head start on their holiday shopping. BJ's will offer incredible deals and more than $1300 in coupon savings including a 42" plasma television for less than $945.

VISUALS: Images of Members standing in line before the Club opens and consumers shopping for holiday gifts.  Interviews with early morning shoppers and Club Managers.

CONTACT: Stephanie LaCroix of BJ's Wholesale Club, +1-508-651-6904,


SOURCE: BJ's Wholesale Club