Bjs Wholesale Club Inc.

Goals

To get a detailed company profile for Bjs Wholesale Club Inc , including details like current executive team, current agency of record, locations/HQ, annualized revenue, company overview, competitors.

Early Findings

Our first round of search unveiled the following information:

BJ's Wholesale Club Inc (NYSE: BJ)

Company Overview

  • "BJ's Wholesale Club is a leading warehouse club operator on the East Coast of the United States; the company provides a curated assortment focused on perishable products, continuously refreshed general merchandise, gas, and other ancillary services to deliver a differentiated shopping experience that is further enhanced by its omnichannel capabilities."

Products and Services

  • The company primarily functions as a club operator, but it also offers other services to its customer base, including BJ's Gas® and BJ's Travel®; these help customers in doing a lot more with their budgets. It also offers a service called ClubVenience, which allows customers to shop with ease with convenient options like Same-Day Grocery Delivery, buy online and pick up in-Club, coupons on the BJ's Mobile App and an expanded assortment on BJs.com.

Locations & HQ

  • The company is headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, United States. It currently serves in more than 210 locations located across 16 states.

Financial Information

  • "Gross profit of the company amounted to $628.9 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, and it was about $621.3 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017. For the full-year, gross profit increased amounted to $2.36 billion in 2018 and $2.24 billion in fiscal 2017."
  • The company recorded an annual sales figure of $12.7 billion.
For the past four years, the company's annual sales/revenue were as follows:
  • 2016: $12.47 billion; 2017: $12.35 billion; 2018: $12.75 billion ; and 2019: $13.01billion
For the past four years, the company's EBITDA was as follows:
  • $370.74 million (2016); $397.09 million (2017); $387.34 million (2018); and $475.76 million (2019)

C-Suite (Executive Team)

  • Lee Delaney is the president of the company.
  • Jeff Desroches is the executive vice president, and club operations officer at Bjs Wholesale Club Inc.
  • This company has Robert W. Eddy as its executive vice president, chief financial and administrative officer.
  • Bari Harlam is the executive vice president for membership, marketing & analytics.
  • Scott Kessler is the current executive vice president and chief information officer.
  • Brian Poulliot is also the executive vice president at Bjs Wholesale Club Inc., and he is also the chief membership officer of the company.
  • The company currently employs about 26,383 people.

Additional Information

  • Two investors have funded the company, and they are Leonard Green & Partners and CVC Capital Partners.
  • Terri & Sandy has previously been recognized as the agency of record for Bjs.

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After conducting an hour of research about the topic, we were able to provide ground-level information about the company. We propose further research to provide detailed information about the company. This research will attempt to provide information about the history, growth, target market or audience, competitive advantage, value proposition, key clients, and funding history or key mergers & acquisitions, and any information available about the current agency of record.
1) We also propose a research request to provide 10-12, unique recent news, and media articles about the company. For each, we will provide the link to it as well as a description of what it is about. 2) We also propose detailed research about the marketing segment of the company, which will attempt to provide information about the core marketing strategy of the company, an analysis of 2-3 recent marketing campaigns, and initiatives, and any available information about the marketing team of the company.
Due to lack of time, we unable to provide competitors of the company and so we recommend additional research for the competitive landscape for the company. 1) Firstly, we will attempt to identify six true competitors to Bjs Wholesale Club Inc. For each identified competitor, we will include an overview of the company and their products offerings, followed by annual revenue and a reason as to why they are the true competitor to Bjs Wholesale Club Inc 2) We will also provide a competitive landscape for all the competitors. For each competitor, we will provide an overview for each for the companies, competitive advantage, value proposition, their strengths, their perceived weaknesses, and any available information about their marketing segment (core marketing philosophies or strategies). Each request will handle two competitors.