SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 11, 2016
BIG LOTS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
300 Phillipi Road, Columbus, Ohio 43228
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On January 11, 2016, Big Lots, Inc. issued a press release announcing its participation in the ICR Conference 2016 and reaffirming certain guidance that it previously provided regarding the fourth quarter of its 2015 fiscal year. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K. The information disclosed in this Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 is being furnished, not filed. By furnishing the information in this Form 8-K and the attached exhibit, we are making no admission as to the materiality of any information in this Form 8-K or the exhibit.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is furnished herewith.
Big Lots, Inc. press release dated January 11, 2016.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
BIG LOTS, INC.
Date: January 11, 2016
/s/ Ronald A. Robins, Jr.
Ronald A. Robins, Jr.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel
and Corporate Secretary