Big Lots opens new store in Albert Lea with grand opening celebration Saturday

(ABC 6 News) – Big Lots will hold a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of its newest store in Albert Lea on Saturday.

The store located at 2614 Bridge Ave., in a portion of the former Shopko building in the Northbridge Mall, will open to the community at 8:45 a.m.

Doorbuster offers will be available each day during the grand opening weekend, and scratch-off cards with the potential of up to $250 off a purchase will be given to the first 100 customers each day.

“We’re thrilled to be bringing the Big Lots experience to Albert Lea with the opening of our newest location,” said Bruce Thorn, Big Lots president and CEO. “We’ve put a lot of thought into the layout, design and visual appeal of the store to elevate the shopper experience and help our customers live bigger and better.”

The store will be open Monday through Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Big Lots is one of America’s largest home discount retailers, operating more than 1,460 stores in 48 states.