|For Immediate Release
April 11, 2017
| For further information contact:
Percy C. Ashcraft (804) 722-8600
Big Lots Lands at The Crossings in Prince George County
PRINCE GEORGE, VA - Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) has selected a new location in the anchor position of The Crossings Shopping Center, 5260 Oaklawn Boulevard, North Prince George, VA, 23860. The company will be making a private investment to renovate the 51,235 square foot facility. RCC Crossings LLC, property owner, and Hackney Real Estate are also investing in several property upgrades to complete the lease transaction. Renovations at the location are currently underway.
The new store expects to begin the hiring process for employees this summer. Anyone interested in applying for a position may apply at http://www.biglots.com/corporate/careers.
“We are very pleased to have a business come back to the former Farmer Foods store. We welcome them to the County and wish them much success in our region. Big Lots will be a great complement to our existing business base.” stated William Robertson, Chairman, Prince George County Board of Supervisors.
“Prince George County is pleased with Big Lot’s decision to grow in our community”, stated Percy C. Ashcraft, County Administrator. “We are fortunate that a publicly recognized business such as Big Lots is able to showcase their new location in our pro-business environment. Big Lots will be an asset to our citizens and employment base.”
About Big Lots, Inc.
Big Lots, Inc. (www.biglots.com) is the nation's largest broadline closeout retailer with annual revenues exceeding $3 billion. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Big Lots operates more than 1,400 retail stores serving 47 states. Four regional distribution centers throughout the country, ranging in size from 1 million to 3 million square feet, provide the company’s stores with brand name products from more than 3,000 manufacturers. Big Lots offers merchandise at 20 to 40 percent below most discount retailers and up to 70 percent below conventional retailers. Founded in 1967, the company employs more than 40,000 associates across the U.S. By creating excitement with brand name closeouts and bargains through a unique shopping experience, Big Lots meets the needs of customers by providing an assortment of merchandise including consumables, seasonal products, furniture, housewares, toys, and gifts. Big Lots is currently traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BIG.
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