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Retail executives and industry decision makers turn to STORES for the latest coverage of a wide range of topics, including retail technology, supply chain and logistics, credit and payment systems, loss prevention, human resources, online and mobile retailing, communications, marketing, merchandising and store operations.

STORES readers are retail executives with buying power, representing every retail sector and company size.

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STORES has a variety of publications to suit your business

STORES magazine

STORES magazine (print, digital and mobile versions), published nine times per year, gives an insider’s view of the entire retail industry by featuring the latest trends, hottest ideas, current technologies and consumer attitudes.

Advertising options include display advertising, inserts and custom publishing, as well as sponsorship opportunities throughout the year.

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STORES produces highly anticipated annual reports that retail executives depend on, including Top 250 Global Powers of Retailing, Top 100 Retailers, Hot 100 Retailers and Favorite 50 Online Retailers.

STORES special reports

Join the elite list of retail solution providers who have sponsored a STORES Special Report, including APEX, Celerant, ClickIt, Demandware, Epson, Fifth Third Bank, Island Pacific, Jesta I.S., Manhattan Associates, MagTek, March Networks, Mobify, NEC, Panasonic, Securitech and Tyco Integrated Security.

STORES Retail Buying Guide

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the print and online Retail Buying Guide. For a full list of Buying Guide sponsorship opportunities click here. For more information, email or call 352-333-6040.

STORES Big Show convention dailies

These tabloid-sized publications are a must-read for Retail’s Big Show attendees and are distributed on site and via email all three days of the Big Show EXPO. Digital editions reach both attendees and non-attendees. In addition, a pre-show digital-only edition offers advertising opportunities open to exhibitors and non-exhibitors.


The STORES Weekly e-newsletter alerts readers to the latest stories and interesting trends in retail, updates from NRF and industry product and service-provider news.

View our media kit, email or call 352-333-6040 to learn how to reach STORES readers with a customized advertising strategy.