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Michael G. Clayman, a former warehouse club buyer, has been writing and speaking about the warehouse club industry professionally since 1997. Clayman has produced over 560 issues of Warehouse Club Focus and 22 versions of the Warehouse Club Industry Guide.

Clayman has leveraged his eight years of club buying experience at Costco, his two years as a financial analyst and 25 years reporting on the warehouse club industry to become the expert on BJ's, Costco, Cost-U-Less, PriceSmart and Sam's Club.

In addition to appearing on NBC's Today Show in 2007 discussing the differences between Sam's Club and Costco, Clayman has been quoted and interviewed for numerous publications including: The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune Small Business, The USA Today, Supermarket News, The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Seattle Times.

Clayman is also a sought after warehouse club speaker. Clayman has spoken for a number of conferences and at a number of companies including: Jarden Corporation, Wal-Mart, Sam's Club Mexico, Coca-Cola, Heineken, PriceSmart, Cost-U-Less, Citigroup, Ben & Jerry's and Lifetime.

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