Furniture helps Big Lots beat 1Q income forecast

Engel, Clint
May 2003
Furniture/Today;5/26/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 37, p113
Trade Publication
Reports on the financial performance of discount retailer, Big Lots for the quarter ending May 3, 2003. Rise of gross margins driven by strong sales of higher-margin categories including home furnishings and lawn and garden; Percentage of total projected sales of furniture, beddings and accessories.


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