Big Lots, Inc.
| New York Stock Exchange: BIG
Big Lots, Inc. operates broad line closeout retail stores. It sells a broad range of high-quality, brand-name products, including consumables, seasonal items, furniture, housewares, toys, electronics, home decor, tools and gifts. The company operates under following merchandise categories which include Food, Consumables, Furniture, Home, Seasonal, Hardlines & Toys and Electronics & Other. The Food category includes the food and specialty food departments. The Consumables category includes the health and beauty, plastics, paper, chemical, and pet departments. The Furniture category includes the upholstery, mattresses, ready-to-assemble, and case goods departments. The Home category includes the domestics, stationery, and home decorative departments. The Seasonal category includes the lawn & garden, Christmas, summer, and other holiday departments. The Hardlines & Toys category includes the toys, appliances, tools, paint, and home maintenance departments. The Electronics & Other category includes the electronics, jewelry, infant accessories, and apparel departments. Big Lots was founded by Sol A. Shenk in 1967 and is headquartered in Columbus, OH.