Big Lots to open stores at 7 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 6 a.m. on Black Friday, Nov. 29

COLUMBUS, Ohio , November 20, 2013 (press release) – Bargain hunters can begin shopping at 7 a.m. on Thanksgiving, 6 a.m. on Black Friday

Big Lots (NYSE: BIG) will deck the halls with spectacular savings this holiday season, starting with Thanksgiving one-day deals, Black Friday specials, and Saturday sale prices on everything from pre-lit trees and toys to furniture and fireplaces.

"We've been open on Thanksgiving for several years, and we've received terrific feedback from our customers who enjoy making shopping on that day part of their family tradition," said Andrew Stein, SVP, Chief Customer Officer. "We are happy to provide them with extended opportunities that will help them make the most of their holiday shopping dollars."

With 1,526 locations nationwide, Big Lots will be focused on delighting deal hunters with a host of bargains on brand name merchandise and must-have gifts. On Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, and Saturday, Big Lots will offer its lowest prices ever on several items, including Simmons recliners and sleeper sofas, fireplaces, tablets, media players, and toys. Some of the deals customers will find include:

Thanksgiving Day: $5 and $10 holiday food gift sets, our lowest price ever on 60" media fireplaces, Serta Perfect Sleeper Mattresses with FREE matching foundations, junior smart tablets with over 50 apps and books featuring Disney and Marvel, and more!

Black Friday: Our lowest price ever on Polaroid Touch Media Players, 7" Internet tablets with Bluetooth keyboards, and buy one, get 50% off (equal or lesser value) on ALL Hot Wheels and Matchbox Playsets, ALL plush, ALL preschool toys, ALL puzzles and board games, and ALL Play-doh. On Black Friday only, the first 100 customers at every store will receive a Scratch & Win Cash Card for up to $5 to $100 off their next purchase.

Super Saturday: Incredible price cuts on pre-lit Christmas trees, LED lights, decorations, outdoor holiday decor, and $10 and $15 Fisher Price and Sesame Street toy deals featuring Talking Plush Elmo, Splash Around Dora, and Thomas and Friends Playsets.

On all three days, shoppers who spend $50 or more will receive a coupon worth $10 off their next purchase between Dec. 1 - Dec. 14. For a complete preview of all holiday deals, visit

About Big Lots, Inc.
Big Lots is North America's largest broadline closeout retailer. The Company currently operates 1,526 BIG LOTS stores in the 48 contiguous United States, 5 BIG LOTS stores in Canada, and 74 LIQUIDATION WORLD and LW stores in Canada. For more information, visit

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