14529 Wed, 05/21/2008 - 12:27pm
NATICK, Mass.–BJ’s Wholesale Club posted sales and income gains for the first quarter ended May 3.
Net income rose to $17.2 million from $13.7 million in the year-ago quarter. Last year’s results included income of $0.6 million related to the closing of the company’s in-club pharmacies.
Net sales rose 12.3 percent to $2.26 billion. Comparable-club sales increased by 9.6 percent.