Press Release

Celebrate Father's Day with a Unique Gift for Dad

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

May 11, 2006 10:25 AM EDT

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 some gift ideas that will make him feel extra special.

HOT GIFTS FOR DAD:

  • Bose(R) 151(R) Environmental Speakers with brackets -- If Dad loves to play and entertain outdoors, why not bring his favorite tunes outside with these incredible speakers.  They're designed to withstand extreme weather such as snow, rain, ice and even saltwater spray.  ($159.99) 
  • Magellan(R) RoadMate(TM) 800 North America -- Dad will never get lost with this navigation system.  Input your destination and it automatically calculates the most direct route and recalculates whenever you take a detour or make additional stops.  It includes a 3.5" color display, Trueview(R) 3D navigation, MP3 player, photo viewer and more.  ($699.99)
  • SanDisk(R) m240 1GB Digital Audio Player -- Traveling for business is more enjoyable when Dad can bring along his favorite music.  This digital audio player will store 240 songs and can play up to 16+ hours worth of music; it includes FM radio and a built-in voice recorder. ($84.99)
  • Kodak EasyShare Z650 Digital Camera -- This camera is small and sporty enough for Dad to tote along during family vacations and still be considered cool.  It includes six mega pixels, 10x optical zoom/5x digital zoom, auto focus, JPEG file format, and movie mode with sound.

GIFTS THAT WILL SURPRISE HIM:

  • Pelican(TM) Eclipse Recreational Sit-on Top Kayak -- Exercising has never been more enjoyable with this lightweight kayak.  This easy-to-paddle kayak is outfitted with an adjustable backrest, seat back, car-top carrier, tie-down and paddles. ($249.99)
  • 5-Burner Stainless Steel Grill -- Impress guests with delectable food plus a grill that makes a statement!  This grill is replete with all stainless steel construction, 72,000 BTU, push-and-turn jet ignition, and double-layer lid with two drawers.  ($599.99)
  • Grilling Accoutrements -- Dad would be lost without all the grilling accessories necessary to make his food taste amazing.  Give him a Meat tenderizer with 48 stainless steel blades ($7.99) which can improve the taste and texture of any meat; the Farberware(R) silver thermometer fork ($9.99) will ensure you're using the accurate cooking temperature for meat and poultry; and choose from KitchenAid(R) silicone handled BBQ tongs, spatula, grill brush or basting brush ($7.99) to make a complete grilling gift.
  • Coleman Tool Box with bonus tools -- Dad is ready to play carpenter with this incredible tool box set that comes with a Coleman 19.2 volt cordless drill, 19.2 volt cordless circular saw combo and Leatherman multi-tool combo pack.  ($29.99)

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 165 clubs and 88 gas stations in 16 states. For more information about BJ's, please visit http://www.bjs.com/.

SOURCE: BJ's Wholesale Club

CONTACT: Stephanie LaCroix of BJ's Wholesale Club, +1-508-651-6904,
slacroix@bjs.com