Big Lots moving on up

Community retailer Big Lots is set to open its new Clovis store this fall at 1155 Shaw Ave. DANIEL LEON/CLOVIS ROUNDUP

Big Lots is in the process of relocating its Clovis store to a larger space across from Sierra Vista Mall.

The current store at Shaw and Peach avenues will remain open in the meantime while offering a sale of 30 percent off existing inventory.

The new store, which is taking over the former Rite Aid building, is looking at a grand opening date of Nov. 9, according to a source.

Big Lots’ corporate office could not be reached for comment.

This story will be updated.

A native of Woodlake, Daniel Leon is a recent graduate of Fresno State with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism. Daniel served as Sports Editor at The Collegian, Fresno State’s student-run newspaper, prior to joining the Roundup. Got a story idea? Email him at