Bruce K. Thorn

President and CEO

Bruce Thorn joined the Columbus Partnership in 2019.  Big Lots has been represented on the Partnership since 2010.

Big Lots is a Fortune 500 retail corporation with annual revenues of over $5 billion. The company operates approximately 1,500 stores in 48 states. Big Lots offers consumers a wide range of extreme value-priced merchandise, including attractive, affordable furniture, home furnishings, seasonal merchandise, brand name products, and hundreds of everyday items. Through excellent relationships with manufacturers, high-volume purchases, and strict expense control, Big Lots passes tremendous savings on to its customers.