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 $3.57 billion
of which 69%
(2016 sales: $6.42 billion
of which 95%
was Retail Operations), and
Burlington Stores Inc
(2016 sales of $5.59 billion
of which 100%
was Department stores).
Big Lots reported sales of $5.20 billion
January of 2017.
a very small
increase of 0.2%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were $5.19 billion.
The sales level in 2017 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2012, Big Lots had sales
of $5.20 billion.
Sales of Electronics and Accessories saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
25.5% in 2017, from
$343.58 million to $431.04 million.
Big Lots also saw significant increases in sales in
Furniture and Home Decor (up 5.2% to $1.20 billion)
Soft Home (up 24.1% to $743.36 million)
Not all segments of Big Lots experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Consumables fell 12.8% to $823.48 million.
Big Lots also experienced decreases in sales in
Food (down 1.8% to $830.51 million)
Seasonal (down 12.5% to $739.11 million)
Hard Home (down 8.4% to $437.58 million)