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Hot 100 Retailers

Hot retailers come in all sizes and formats. Nine of the 10 top businesses represent different retail segments, indicating that growth owes more to management and strategy than any kind of tide lifting boats in any particular category.

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In addition to the monthly magazine, STORES develops publications to help you stay on top of retail industry trends.

STORES Buying Guides  are the industry’s premier resource for products and services, and include a Retail Industry Buying Guide, LP Supplier Directory and Software Sourcebook.

STORES Annual Retailer Lists rank the largest and fastest-growing retailers in the United States and around the world, as well as the online retailers shoppers love the most.

STORES Weekly is an e-newsletter that alerts readers to the latest stories, breaking retail news and interesting trends. Each edition also includes product and service provider news, white papers, videos and events. Sign up to receive the email newsletter.

STORES Special Reports are supplements included with our print edition, taking a deeper dive into timely topics and issues that matter to retailers.

STORES Show Dailies are distributed at Retail’s BIG Show and online. Check out the digital editions of our 2017 preview, Sunday Show Daily, Monday Show Daily and Tuesday Show Daily.

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STORES Media is the publishing group of NRF, the world’s largest retail trade association. STORES products – including STORES Magazine, Buying Guides, Show Dailies and STORES Weekly email newsletter – report on the broad spectrum of strategic issues facing senior retail executives.


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