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So Many Pains, So Little Time! BJ’s Wholesale Club Saves Members from Holiday Hassles with Convenient Shopping Solutions

November 27, 2018

WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 27, 2018--The results are in – the vast majority of Americans (72%) would pay to skip the line in stores if they needed supplies on the same-day as their holiday gathering, according to a BJ’s Wholesale Club (NYSE: BJ) survey conducted by Wakefield Research.

The survey discovered some of the top pains of holiday shopping, but BJ’s has them covered. From cost and time savings, convenient digital shopping options, and a one-stop shop with everything members need, when they need it, BJ’s offers it all to help members live joyously this holiday season.

“Preparing for the holidays can be stressful and time consuming,” said Lee Delaney, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, BJ’s Wholesale Club. “We know our members want to spend more time with family while also staying within budget. That’s why we make the holiday season as easy and affordable as possible.”

Why wait when you can skip the lines? Nearly one in four Americans have spent 30 minutes or longer waiting in line at a store to buy food or groceries during the holidays. BJ’s members can live conveniently with same-day grocery delivery to get all of their essentials delivered directly to their door.

“BJ’s is an easy and convenient one-stop shop, especially during the holidays,” Delaney said. “Our wide assortment of fresh food, décor, gifts, supplies and apparel – coupled with easy shopping options like same day delivery– helps members conveniently get whatever they need, whenever they need it.”

BJ’s offers members even more easier ways to shop however they want during the holiday season with convenient shopping options including BJs.com, the BJ’s app, digital coupons and Shop BJs.com – Pick Up in Club. Members hosting this holiday season can find added convenience with BJ’s Perfect Party Planning Center, where orders can be placed online for deli and bakery platters and picked up in-club in as little as 36 hours.

The survey also found these holiday pain-points for many Americans:

Turning to Takeout: Between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day, nearly 4 in 5 (80%) Americans order pizza or takeout specifically because they don’t want to prepare meals. Order your dinner through BJ’s same-day delivery and save money on takeout! BJ’s members can order easy, delicious meal options, including Wellsley Farms rotisserie chicken, Wellsley Farms deli salads, and new Wellsley Farms soups, and have them delivered right to their door. Ugh, those lights!: Nearly a third (32%) of Americans have 5 or more strings of holiday lights at home that only half work or do not work at all. BJ’s helps members light up the holidays with affordable and festive holiday décor. Stock up with Sylvania 100-Light 8-Function LED Holiday Light Set – Warm White and Multicolor for only $19.99 in-club and on BJs.com and don’t get caught with a faulty string! BJ’s offers a huge assortment of holiday décor at an unbeatable value, including inflatables, Berkley Jensen Ornaments, Berkley Jensen 9’ Holiday Garland with LED Lights and more to help members live festively. Party guests: More than 3 in 5 (63%) Americans believe it’s worse during the holidays to have a dinner guest who stays too late than a dinner guest who arrives too early. Be ready to celebrate anytime by stocking up on BJ’s exclusive, easy-to-serve Wellsley Farms frozen appetizers, snacks and wine.

Methodology The BJ’s Wholesale Club Survey was conducted by Wakefield Research ( www.wakefieldresearch.com ) among 1,000 nationally representative U.S. adults, ages 18+ between October 3 and 9, 2018, using an email invitation and an online survey. Quotas have been set to ensure reliable and accurate representation of the U.S. adult population 18 and older.

About BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc.

Headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc. is a leading operator of membership warehouse clubs on the East Coast of the United States. The company currently operates 216 clubs and 136 BJ’s Gas® locations in 16 states.

The Company’s common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BJ).

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