EVP, CMO & COO
EVP, CAO & CFO
EVP, HR & Store Ops
Big Lots was founded in the year 1967. The company has been operational for almost 51 years now. The founder of the company was Sol A Shenk. The former name of the company was Consolidated Stores Corporation, which was changed to Big Lots in 2001. The first store for the company was opened in the year 1982, in the state of Ohio. Then in the year, the company was taken over by Revco, and from the year 1985, the company had become a limited public entity.
In the year 1994, the company had taken over almost 82 stores belonged to Toy Liquidators, which added a further expansion to the company’s growth. Also, in 1996, the company also purchased KB Toys as well. During the year 2005, the company had closed down almost 170 of its stores. Then in the year 2011, the company had acquired Liquidation World, which added 89 more store locations to the company’s current assets.
The headquarters of the company is situated at 300 Phillipi Road, PO Box 28512. The name of the place of Columbus, while the name of the state is Ohio. The area pin code is 43228.
Big Lots is a retail company based in America that focuses on providing various products like food, toys, clothing, housewares, etcetera, to its customers. As of the current date in 2018, the company has a presence in around 1,416 store locations. Also, as of the year 2016, the total revenue sales generated by the company is more than $5.1 billion. Also, as of the year 2018, the number of employees working at the company is more than 22,900.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing customers to have a retail presence via their offline stores so that customers could be able to purchase various products for daily needs. This includes beverages, food, small electronic items, apparels and clothing items, furniture, toys, etcetera.
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