BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.

Industry: Speciality Stores

Fortune Rank: 232

BJ's Wholesale Club, a warehouse club operator with restaurants and general merchandising in eastern United States. For the 26 weeks ended 7/30/05, revenues rose 9% to $3.83B. Net income from continuing operations rose 11% to $49.1M. Revenues reflect increase in club sales and opening of new clubs & gasoline stations. Higher net income reflects reflects improved operating margin, increase in interest income and higher gains on contingent lease obligations.

BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. (BJ's) is a warehouse club operator in the eastern United States. As of January 29, 2005, BJ's operated 157 warehouse clubs, including two ProFoods Restaurant Supply clubs in 16 states. Its revenues are derived from the sale of a range of food and general merchandise items, the sale of gasoline and from membership fees. As of January 29, 2005, BJ's operated 137 traditional size big-box warehouse clubs that averaged approximately 112,000 square feet, 18 smaller format warehouse clubs that averaged approximately 71,000 square feet and two ProFoods clubs that averaged approximately 62,000 square feet. The Company's clubs are located in both freestanding locations and shopping centers.

BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.

BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. was ranked number 232 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 232nd largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. achieved revenue of $10,187.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $132.10 million.

BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 232nd compared to 269th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $10,027 million (a change of 0 million compared to 2010) and profits of $135 million (a change of $-3 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. would be ranked 344th rather than 232nd due to its profits of $132 in 2010.

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