Chain Stores

Chain Store

A Chain store is a group of the store that is owned, managed, merchandised and controlled by a central office.

Location

A Chain store tends to be located at local and regional, tends not to be located at department store.

Type of marchandise

moderately priced clothing

Examples of Chain stores

JCPenny

Wal-Mart

GAP

Facts

-Usually the prices in the chain stores are often lower than those in department stores.

-Chain stores are general or specialized merchandisers.

Vocabulary Word

Anchor Stores---These are stores that provide the attraction needed to draw customers to shopping centers and malls.