Michaels Stores is one of the leading specialty retailers of arts and crafts materials in the United States that serves crafters of all ages. It owns and operates more than 900 stores in over 45 U.S. states and Canada. Each Michaels store includes more than 40,000 products in an average 18,000-square-foot selling space. The stores offer products in various categories, including apparel and fine arts, bakeware, beads and jewelry making, floral, framing and home d cor. Michaels Stores also provides scrapbook supplies, seasonal and wedding items, and general, kids, paper, yarn and needle crafts. Established in 1973, Michaels Stores operates over 160 Aaron Brothers retail stores that offer readymade frames and mats, art supplies and custom framing services. Michaels Stores maintains a location in Braintree, Mass.