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Sam's Club To Open First Business Center

August 20, 2008

Sam’s Club, Bentonville, Ark., said it would open its first dedicated Business Center in Houston on August 27. Sam’s Club Business Center will operate as a full-service business supply warehouse, offering an expanded selection of more than 2,500 items for professionals in the foodservice, convenience store, vending, office administration, floral arranging and hotel/motel industries.

“We have a high percentage of business members at this location, as well as many businesses in this market that we will be able to better serve by focusing our efforts on delivering business merchandise and solutions specific to the independent business owners’ needs,” said Tony Puente, Sam’s Club Business Center general manager. “We are going to be able to offer our members new products and an expanded assortment of solutions at a value they have come to expect from Sam’s Club.”