Indicator Description [Research and Development Expense]: A component of [OPEX] representing the aggregate costs incurred in a planned search or critical investigation aimed at discovery of new knowledge with the hope that such knowledge will be useful in developing a new product or service.
Company Self Description [BIG LOTS INC]: Big Lots, Inc., is the largest broadline closeout retailer in the United States of America. At February 1, 2014, we operated a total of 1,570 stores in the U.S. and Canada. Our goal is to strengthen and build upon our leadership position in broadline closeout value retailing by providing our customers with great savings on brand-name closeouts and other value-priced merchandise.
Dimension: (Most Recent - Annual) - MRY
Statement: Income Statement
Index Membership: S&P400, RUSSELL1000