|About||Chain Store Age is the #1 source of news and analysis for retail executives.|
Chain Store Age has been published since 1925. Its readers include chain headquarters decision makers from department stores, discount stores, specialty stores, supermarkets, convenience stores, variety stores, general merchandise stores, drug stores, home centers and hardware chains, and non-store retailers as well as shopping center owners and developers.
Chain Store Age readers set corporate strategies and are involved in capital goods and equipment purchases necessary to implement them. Readers make purchasing decisions in excess of $200 billion a year.
The Chain Store Age website, Chainstoreage.com, provides daily news updates and related retail information, plus a daily e-newsletter on general retail news, Retail Executive Update. It also transmits a bi-monthly e-newsletter on Real Estate, OnSite, on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. The SPECS (Store Planning, Equipment and Construction Service) e-newsletter, StoreSpaces, is transmitted on the first and third Wednesdays of every month. Sponsorship opportunities are available for all e-newsletters.
Chain Store Age produces the SPECS (Store Planning, Equipment and Construction Service Seminar) Conference and Executive SPECS, both of which are annual events. It also sponsors the the annual Retail Store of the Year design competition.