General Info: Michaels Stores is one of the largest specialty retailers of arts and crafts materials in North America. The company has been serving crafters since 1973. It is a publicly held company that maintains more than 1,000 stores. The company s stores offer a range of seasonal merchandise and wall decoration products. It provides a selection of photo frames through its subsidiary, Aaron Brothers. Michaels Stores maintains over five distribution centers throughout the United States. The company s stores provide a variety of floral products, brushes, canvases, easels, paint colors, pencils and markers. In addition, its stores offer bakeware, beads, scissors, die cutters and adhesives.