[citation needed] As of January 30, 2010[update] BJ's operated 104 gasoline stations at their clubs. Wellsley Farms American Vodka (starting at $18.99) – crafted with U.S. corn, this super premium American-made spirit is six times distilled and gluten-free. [18], BJ's Wholesale Club regularly markets numerous products under its own private labels — including products by Richelieu Foods.[19]. However, all clubs carry the items listed in the coupon book that is published on a monthly basis. [13], BJ's Wholesale Club locations frequently stock different varieties of products at different locations. [1], The company was started by discount department store chain Zayre in 1984, on the Medford/Malden border in Massachusetts. By clicking "OK" or continuing on this site you agree to allow cookies to be placed. China now controls more than 400 American farms. However, at certain times, it is not uncommon for a certain club not to carry a new item immediately due to its higher demand. [1] Clubs are found in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Delaware, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina,[9] Georgia, Florida, Ohio, and Michigan. We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, to enhance and customize content. Members with expired memberships (if they choose not to renew), as well as non-members are allowed to shop, but are assessed a 5-15% surcharge (depending on the club and the circumstances) on their total, and are not allowed to pay by check. Current CEO Chris Baldwin will become executive chairman. Its major competitors are Costco Wholesale and Walmart's version of a warehouse club concept, Sam's Club. Wellesley Farms station, which was designed by Henry Hobson Richardson prior to his death in 1886, opened south of Glen Road to replace Rice's Crossing in 1890. [11] In addition, BJ's also has a special "Rewards" membership that may be purchased for an additional $55,[1][12] allowing 2% of most of a member's purchases to be "rewarded" and redeemed for use towards future BJ's purchases (with the exception of alcohol, gas, and tobacco). Full Story. The new spirits follow BJ’s launch of five exclusive wines from around the world: Prosecco, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon. The company was started by discount department store chain Zayre in 1984, on the Medford / Malden border in Massachusetts. Compare. [13] To aid in convenience, most BJ's memberships can be renewed at the register during checkout. Add To Cart. [10], Memberships at BJ's are required for these benefits and are available to individual consumers and businesses. Site Feedback To leave feedback about the site, please complete the survey below. 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Like many B&A stations, it had attractive landscaping; Charles Mulford Robinson called it "unique, and to be remembered" in 1904. BJ's utilizes three cross-dock distribution centers along with third-party warehouse space when extra storage is needed. [16][17], On December 19, 2019, BJ's named Lee Delaney as its next CEO starting February 2, 2020. What you could call a family of families, today Heartland is made up of a group of folks all connected by hard work and determination. BJ's Wholesale Club debuted a collection of Wellsley Farms pastries, breads and muffins. [1][15] On January 5, 2011, BJ's announced it would close five underperforming stores in the Southeast, eliminate approximately 100 headquarters jobs by the end of the month, and restructure its home office and some field operations. [14], Many of BJ's clubs offer special services to members, such as car rentals, gas stations, home heating oil, an optical department, propane filling, and vacation packages. $22.99 $19.95. [5], When Zayre Corporation sold the Zayre nameplate to rival discount chain Ames in October 1988, TJX Companies was formed. However, if non-members keep their receipts and decide to renew their membership or open a new membership, they will be refunded the surcharge and applied towards the membership fee, within seven days. BJ's Wholesale Club has a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on their memberships; therefore a membership can be refunded at any time during that membership period without any 90- or 30-day stipulation. That's value you can trust." The new target for farmland investment: The United States. The new collection of spirits includes 1.75-liter bottles of: “BJ’s is proud to launch our exclusive Wellsley Farms premium spirits to offer our members even more value,” said Bonnie Volpe, VP of grocery and sundries for BJ’s Wholesale Club. As of January 2, 2018[update], a standard Inner Circle (individual) membership at BJ's cost $55 per year. $26.99 $24.95. I have done this for years. Download SFA Feed News App. As part of a brands consolidation and redesign project, CBX created hundreds of new designs for the retailer’s Berkley Jensen and Wellsley Farms lines. [2][3] Weich announced his resignation as president in June 1987, and left on August 1. These include "member pricing", a variety of name-brand products at discount wholesale prices, acceptance of all valid manufacturers' coupons, and acceptance of many forms of payment (cash, check, ATM/debit cards, all major credit cards, and EBT SNAP benefits). Wellsley Farms Canadian Whisky (starting at $20.99) – aged in oak casks for eight years. 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