Big Lots

A community retailer with affordable solutions and a mission to serve everyone like family.

Big Lots

Big Lots is a community retailer headquartered in Columbus. We were founded here back in 1967 by Sol Shank, and now have grown to more than 1,400 stores across the country. Today, we’re a company dedicated to friendly service, trustworthy value, and affordable solutions for every season and category.

Our core mission at Big Lots is to serve everyone like family.

We do that by providing a better shopping experience for our customers, valuing our associates, and creating growth for shareholders. Our stores support the communities they serve by donating time, money, and other resources to non-profit organizations through the Big Lots Foundation.

Our hometown of Columbus has inspired our culture of giving, inclusivity and dedication, and we work every day in hopes that these core values will benefit communities from coast to coast.

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