WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — Shares of BJ's Wholesale here shot up nearly 13% last week as the company said it was considering a possible sale of the company, confirming recent speculation that the club-store operator would put itself on the block. In a prepared statement, the publicly traded company said a committee of independent directors has engaged Morgan Stanley to assist in pursuing strategic alternatives, including a possible sale. BJ's has long been the subject of buyout speculation, ...

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