Big Lots advertises that you can get great deals at closeout prices. I tend to go to Big Lots for a lot of my household stuff, like plastic containers, cleaning supplies, trash bags, etc. Sometimes I also buy birthday cards or thank you cards at Big Lots because they offer them for a discount (I think about 30% off) of the retail prices. The store itself can get a bit dirty or messy sometimes, but I guess it's kind of expected with a discount store. It's located in a big shopping plaza, so parking shouldn't be a problem, although it does get bad sometimes and I've had to walk kind of far.