Indicator Description [Selling, General and Administrative Expense]: A component of [OPEX] representing the aggregate total costs related to selling a firm's product and services, as well as all other general and administrative expenses. Direct selling expenses (for example, credit, warranty, and advertising) are expenses that can be directly linked to the sale of specific products. Indirect selling expenses are expenses that cannot be directly linked to the sale of specific products, for example telephone expenses, Internet, and postal charges. General and administrative expenses include salaries of non-sales personnel, rent, utilities, communication, etc.
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