Big Lots

Big Lots, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, is a North America's closeout retailer. The Company operates a total of 1,533 stores in two countries: the United States and Canada. The merchandising categories include Consumables, Furniture, Home, Seasonal, Play n' Wear, and Hardlines & Other. 

Company Growth (employees)
Columbus, US
Size (employees)
11,200 (est)
Big Lots was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Columbus, US

Key People/Management at Big Lots

David Campisi

David Campisi

President & CEO
Tim Johnson

Tim Johnson

Lisa Bachmann

Lisa Bachmann


Big Lots Office Locations

Big Lots has offices in Columbus, Knoxville, Tacoma, Holland and in 946 other locations
Columbus, US (HQ)
300 Phillipi Rd
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Big Lots Financials and Metrics

Big Lots Financials

Big Lots's revenue was reported to be $5.2 b in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

5.2 b

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

2.1 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

152.8 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

248 m

Market capitalization (23-Feb-2018)

2.4 b

Cash (28-Oct-2017)

58 m
Big Lots's current market capitalization is $2.4 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2017


5.3 b5.2 b5.2 b5.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

3.1 b3.1 b3.1 b

Gross profit

2 b2.1 b2.1 b
USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


1.2 b1.1 b1.2 b1.3 b1.2 b1.3 b1.1 b1.3 b1.2 b1.1 b1.3 b1.2 b

Cost of goods sold

709 m676.2 m725.8 m787.7 m733.9 m776.3 m676.5 m794.9 m716.7 m663.5 m772.5 m728.8 m

Gross profit

443.5 m430.9 m469.5 m493.6 m475.8 m504.1 m440 m517.7 m486.4 m442 m524.3 m492.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2017


52.3 m54.1 m51.2 m


851.7 m850 m858.7 m

Current Assets

1 b994.4 m994.4 m

Total Assets

1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


57.4 m61.5 m64.4 m58.4 m59.7 m65.7 m56 m58 m


821.4 m1 b807.1 m808.6 m1 b836.1 m810.5 m1 b

Current Assets

1 b1.3 b956.2 m977 m1.2 b990.1 m974.4 m1.2 b

Total Assets

1.7 b1.9 b1.6 b1.6 b1.8 b1.6 b1.6 b1.8 b
    USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2017

    Net Income

    114.3 m142.9 m152.8 m

    Depreciation and Amortization

    108.3 m


    63.3 m1.7 m(8.7 m)

    Accounts Payable

    (6.9 m)23.3 m18.2 m
    USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

    Net Income

    40.9 m19.8 m23.3 m3.3 m49.8 m32.2 m48.3 m38.7 m61.4 m62.8 m51.5 m80.6 m

    Depreciation and Amortization

    75.5 m78.3 m51.6 m25.5 m54.3 m28.1 m81.2 m26.8 m54.6 m81.8 m26 m52.7 m


    (321.9 m)(160.4 m)115.5 m80.4 m30.2 m16.3 m(195.7 m)42.9 m41.4 m(186.4 m)22.6 m48.2 m

    Accounts Payable

    190.1 m164 m14.2 m(18.1 m)6.7 m9.2 m131.1 m(18.8 m)3.4 m121.3 m(31.4 m)(37.2 m)
      USDY, 2017


      461.6 k

      Financial Leverage

      3.3 x
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      Big Lots Operating Metrics

      Big Lots's Stores was reported to be 1.4 k in Q1, 2018
      FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018


      1.46 k1.46 k1.46 k1.46 k1.45 k1.45 k1.45 k1.44 k1.43 k1.43 k


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      Big Lots Market Value History

      Big Lots Revenue Breakdown

      Big Lots Median Salaries

      Source: 33 public H-1B filings from Big Lots

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