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Retail executives and industry decision makers turn to STORES for an insider’s view of the entire retail industry including the latest trends, hottest ideas, current technologies and consumer attitudes.

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

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Advertising options

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

Print, digital and mobile versions of STORES magazine — published nine times per year — covers 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 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. See a full list of Buying Guide sponsorship opportunities on and email or call 352-333-6040 for more information.

STORES 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 NRF’s annual convention and 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 service-provider news. See an example newsletter here.

Learn how to reach STORES readers with a customized advertising strategy. Visit, download the latest media kit, email us or call 352-333-6040.