COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) announced today that it is participating in the Telsey Advisory Group (TAG) 4th Annual Spring Consumer Conference being held at The InterContinental Hotel New York Times Square, New York City, New York. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20011026/BIGLOTSLOGO ) Steve Fishman, Chairman, CEO and President is scheduled to give a presentation on Tuesday, March 27 which will be broadcast live beginning at approximately 8:10 a.m. Eastern Time. This live audio webcast will be available through www.biglots.com in the Investor Relations section of the website. If you are unable to join the live webcast, an archive of the presentation will be available through www.biglots.com and will remain available through midnight April 3, 2012. Big Lots is North America's largest broadline closeout retailer. As of January 28, 2012, we operated 1,451 BIG LOTS stores in the 48 contiguous United States and 82 LIQUIDATION WORLD and LW stores in Canada. Wholesale operations are conducted through BIG LOTSWHOLESALE, CONSOLIDATED INTERNATIONAL, and WISCONSIN TOY and with online sales at www.biglotswholesale.com. SOURCE Big Lots, Inc.