BJ’s Wholesale Club Selects Esri’s Platform for Real Estate Research and Business Insight Analysis
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BJ’s Wholesale Club Selects Esri’s Platform for Real Estate Research and Business Insight Analysis

Business Analysts Transform Data into Intelligence with the Power of Geography

Redlands, Ca, Jan 13, 2015 — BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc., announced today that it has adopted Esri’s location analytics solutions to aid in real estate research strategy and business insight analysis.

“Location is a factor that turns up in most of the analysis our team is asked to perform,” said Keith Galligano, manager of business insights and market research at BJ’s Wholesale Club. “With Esri, we are able to leverage geospatial data to create actionable business insights as well as provide site location strategy.”

Headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, BJ’s operates 206 clubs in 15 states, offering one-stop shopping on a wide assortment of high-quality, leading brands of food and merchandise at an everyday value.

“BJ’s has to be able to meet new challenges every day,” said Simon Thompson, director of commercial industry for Esri. “Using location analytics, BJ’s has an enriched view of its business that helps it navigate the changing retail market with confidence.”

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About BJ’s Wholesale Club
Headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, BJ's is a leading operator of membership warehouse clubs in the Eastern United States. The company currently operates 207 clubs and 121 gas stations in 15 states.

BJ's is dedicated to providing Members with more high-quality, leading brands of food and merchandise as well as more savings at prices that are significantly lower than supermarkets, supercenters, department stores, drug stores and specialty retail stores. BJ's also provides Members with two exclusive brands, Berkley Jensen and Wellsley Farms, both represent a great value and are backed by a 100% money-back guarantee. BJ's carries the most product variety of any Membership club with more than 7,500 items including many in supermarket-sized staples and stock-up items and more fresh foods from USDA Choice meats to premium produce to delicious all-natural and organic products.

BJ's is the only membership club to accept all manufacturers' coupons and for greater convenience offers the most payment options including EBT.

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About Esri
Since 1969, Esri has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS, Esri software is used in more than 350,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of Web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. Esri is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms. Visit us at

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