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August 4, 2011

Warehouse club operators Costco and BJ’s Wholesale Club continue to benefit from high fuel prices and bargain-seeking consumers, with both chain reporting solid results.

New York City -- Warehouse club operators  Costco and BJ’s Wholesale Club continue to benefit from high fuel prices and bargain-seeking consumers, with both chain reporting solid results.

Costco reported a 10% rise in same-store sales In July, beating Wall Street's expectations for an 8.6% increase.

March 22, 2011

Information on Tuesday confirmed that private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners LP is considering an offer to acquire BJ’s Wholesale Club.

New York City -- Information on Tuesday confirmed that private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners LP is considering an offer to acquire BJ’s Wholesale Club.

Leonard Green, which already as a 9.3% ownership stake in the wholesale club operator, said in an SEC filing that it is examining confidential information provided by BJ's as it evaluates an offer.

BJ's revealed in February that it was considering selling itself.

March 2, 2011

BJ's Restaurants on Tuesday announced the opening of its newest restaurant in Tyler, Texas on Feb. 28.

Huntington Beach, Calif. -- BJ's Restaurants on Tuesday announced the opening of its newest restaurant in Tyler, Texas on Feb. 28.

The new, 8,000-sq.-ft. BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse is the newest addition to the 650,000-sq.-ft. Broadway Square Mall.

According to Jerry Deitchle, chairman and CEO of BJ’s, the company is on track to open as many as 12 to 13 new restaurants during 2011 and currently has six new restaurants under construction for planned openings later this year.

February 16, 2011

The founders of BJ’s Restaurants plan launch a new fast-casual concept this spring that will allow customers to order and customize their meals from tabletop iPads, USA Today reported.

New York City -- The founders of BJ’s Restaurants plan launch a new fast-casual concept this spring that will allow customers to order and customize their meals from tabletop iPads, USA Today reported.

January 26, 2011

BJ’s Wholesale Club has selected Premier Retail Networks to provide high-quality, 1080p video programming for BJ’s in-club television department.

New York City -- BJ’s Wholesale Club has selected Premier Retail Networks to provide high-quality, 1080p video programming for BJ’s in-club television department. 

January 5, 2011

BJ’s Wholesale Club said Wednesday that its December same-store sales rose 3.8% and would have been up 1.4%, excluding the impact of gasoline sales.

Natick, Mass. -- BJ’s Wholesale Club said Wednesday that its December same-store sales rose 3.8% and would have been up 1.4%, excluding the impact of gasoline sales. The results were short of analysts expectations. Separately, the company said it is shutting five underperforming locations by the end of January. as well as restructuring its home office and certain field operations. It is cutting 114 corporate-level jobs, 61 of them at the company's headquarters and 53 field positions.

December 31, 2006

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