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Big Lots, Inc. To Present At The Barclays Capital Retail And Restaurants Conference

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Big Lots, Inc. To Present At The Barclays Capital Retail And Restaurants Conference08:30 EDT Thursday, April 19, 2012COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) announced today that it is participating in the Barclays Capital Retail and Restaurants Conference being held in New York City, New York.(Logo: )Joe R. Cooper, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and President of Big Lots Canada is scheduled to give a presentation on Tuesday, April 24 which will be broadcast live beginning at approximately 8:45 a.m. Eastern Time.  This live audio webcast will be available through in the Investor Relations section of the website.If you are unable to join the live webcast, an archive of the presentation will be available through and will remain available through midnight May 1, 2012.Big Lots is North America's largest broadline closeout retailer.  As of January 28, 2012, we operated 1,451 BIG LOTS stores in the 48 contiguous United States and 82 LIQUIDATION WORLD and LW stores in Canada. Wholesale operations are conducted through BIG LOTS WHOLESALE, CONSOLIDATED INTERNATIONAL, and WISCONSIN TOY and with online sales at Big Lots, Inc.For further information: Timothy A. Johnson, Senior Vice President of Finance, +1-614-278-6622