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BIG B ANNOUNCES TWO-FOR-ONE STOCK SPLIT

 BESSEMER, Ala., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthony Bruno, chairman of Big B, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIGB), announced today that Big B's board of directors, as a vote of confidence in the future outlook for Big B, has declared a two-for-one split of the company's common stock.
 The stock split will be effectuated through a stock dividend payable Oct. 1, to shareholders of record on Sept. 17. Following the stock dividend, the company will have approximately 15,485,000 shares outstanding.
 Big B operates 351 stores in the five southeastern states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee and is the 13th largest drug chain operating in the U.S.
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 /CONTACT: Mike Tortorice of Big B, 205-424-3421, ext. 213/
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CO: Big B, Inc. ST: Alabama IN: REA SU: DIV

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