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Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

Big Lots, Inc. (BLI)

4/21/2005 and 4/19/2006 Proxy Information

No related party transactions or special relationships reported for this company. Director relationships marked "Outside Related" at this firm will most often be former executives of the company. Additional information regarding these relationships will be added during our regular updates.

4/8/2004 Proxy Information

The Company customarily retains SBC Advertising for communications and advertising services. During fiscal 2003, the Company paid fees in the amount of $2,909,420 to SBC Advertising. Mr. Wickham, who retired from the Board in May 2003, is the majority owner of SBC Advertising and serves as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Michael L. Glazer is former President of Big Lots, Inc.

4/8/2003 Proxy Information

The Company customarily retains SBC Advertising for communications and advertising services. During fiscal 2002, the Company paid fees in the amount of $2,400,914 to SBC Advertising. Mr. William A. Wickham is the majority owner of SBC Advertising and serves as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.