Big Lots, Inc. operates in the Variety stores sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Big Lots with three other
department stores in North America:
sales of $3.69 billion
of which 69%
Burlington Stores Inc
(2015 sales: $5.13 billion
of which 100%
was Department stores), and
Hudson's Bay Co
based in Canada
(2015 sales of 8.17 billion Canadian Dollars [US$6.08 billion]
of which 100%
was Department Stores).
Big Lots reported sales of $5.19 billion
January of 2016.
a very small
increase of 0.3%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were $5.18 billion.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2014, when Big Lots
reported sales of $5.30 billion.
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, Big Lots had sales
of $4.95 billion.
Sales of Soft Home saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
30.1% in 2016, from
$460.26 million to $598.78 million.
Big Lots also saw significant increases in sales in
Food (up 2.9% to $845.54 million)
Not all segments of Big Lots experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of Electronics and Accessories fell 12.8% to $343.58 million.
Big Lots also experienced decreases in sales in
Furniture and Home Decor (down 2.1% to $1.14 billion)
Consumables (down 0.9% to $944.39 million)
Seasonal (down 4.8% to $845.09 million)
Hard Home (down 4.3% to $477.45 million)