Columbus, OH—(August 26, 2019)—Big Lots announced today it is celebrating the grand opening of its newest store in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania , on Friday, September 13, 2019. This store will reflect a new format, which is part of a broader initiative to reposition the brand as a community retailer offering trustworthy value and friendly service. As part of the celebration, Big Lots will host a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony at 8:30 a.m. on September 13. The first 50 shoppers entering the store on September 13 and September 14, will receive a reusable shopping bag filled with tasty treats from Big Lots. In addition, the company will kick off donation program benefiting Communities in Schools Pittsburgh & Allegheny County, a local charity organization that surrounds students with a community of supports empowering them to achieve in school and succeed in life. Big Lots will donate five dollars to the local charitable organization each time a BIG Rewards loyalty member redeems a reward at the Coraopolis store over a six-week period (September 13-October 26).

“We are excited to introduce our new store format to Coraopolis,” stated Steve Haffer, senior vice president chief customer officer of Big Lots. “It brings to life our new brand traits and showcases our product assortments of affordable solutions in Furniture, Seasonal, Home, Food, and Consumables. We are also very proud to serve alongside the Coraopolis community with our support of Communities in Schools Pittsburgh & Allegheny County.”

At 26,343 square feet, the new store, located at 2820 Gracy Center Way, Coraopolis, PA 15108, will be a showcase for the continued roll out of a new store layout and design across all Big Lots stores, both in new builds as well as in redesigns at existing locations. Big Lots will host local dignitaries, a Big Lots Celebrity Shopper, representatives from Communities in Schools Pittsburgh & Allegheny County and other community guests at the ribbon cutting.