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SQUARE FOOTAGE

Total Gross Square Feet (thousands)
Year   BOY Net Acquisition (a) Open Close EOY % Change
2012   45,780   2,798 1,202 47,376 3.5%
2011 (b) 42,037 1,848 3,002 1,107 45,780 8.9%
2010   40,591   2,498 1,051 42,037 3.6%
2009   39,888   1,496 793 40,591 1.8%
2008   40,193   601 906 39,888 -0.8%
2007   40,770   209 786 40,193 -1.4%
2006   41,413   337 980 40,770 -1.6%
2005   43,001   2,394 3,983 41,413 -3.7%
2004   40,040   3,395 434 43,001 7.4%
2003   37,882   2,997 839 40,040 5.7%

 

Store Count
Year   BOY Net Acquisition (a) Open Close EOY % Change
2012   1,533   87 46 1,574 2.7%
2011 (b) 1,398 82 92 39 1,533 9.7%
2010   1,361   80 43 1,398 2.7%
2009   1,339   52 30 1,361 1.6%
2008   1,353   21 35 1,339 -1.0%
2007   1,375   7 29 1,353 -1.6%
2006   1,401   11 37 1,375 -1.9%
2005   1,502   73 174 1,401 -6.7%
2004   1,430   103 31 1,502 5.0%
2003   1,380   86 36 1,430 3.6%

 

Average Gross Square Feet
Year   BOY Net Acquisition (a) Open Close EOY % Change
2012   29,863   32,161 26,126 30,099 0.8%
2011 (b) 30,169 22,534 32,630 28,382 29,863 -0.7%
2010   29,824   31,219 24,442 30,069 0.8%
2009   29,789   28,769 26,443 29,824 0.1%
2008   29,706   28,619 25,886 29,789 0.3%
2007   29,651   29,857 27,103 29,706 0.2%
2006   29,559   30,636 26,486 29,651 0.3%
2005   28,629   32,800 22,891 29,559 3.2%
2004   28,000   32,963 13,990 28,629 2.2%
2003   27,451   34,844 23,293 28,000 2.0%

 

(a) Represents the 82 Liquidation World and LW stores acquired in 2011

(b) Open and Close activity for Big Lots Stores in the U.S.