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Crain Communications

Crain Communications

(312) 649-5200

Crain Communications

87 years in business
150 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60601-3814
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (313) 446-6000
  • (312) 649-5491
Additional Email Addresses
BBB File Opened: 04/01/1970
Business Started: 01/03/1930
Business Started Locally: 01/03/1930
Type of Entity
Business Management
  • Mr. David Snyder, Publisher
  • Mr. Rance E. Crain, President
  • Ms. Fawn Lopez, Vice President
  • Mr. William Morrow, Exec Vice President
Business Category
  • Newspapers
  • Publishers - Periodical
  • News Dealers
  • NAICS: Newspaper Publishers
  • Advertising - Newspaper
  • Advertising - Mobile
  • Business & Trade Organizations
  • Business Consultants
  • Information Bureaus
  • Marketing Consultants
  • News Service
  • Newspaper Feature Syndicates
  • Shoppers News Publications
  • Business Services - General
  • Online Investigative News
  • News Publications - Trade, Association
  • Online Publications
  • Publishers - Magazine
  • Media Consultant
  • Online Social Media/Networking

Products & Services
This company offers magazines
Service Area
Alternate Business Names
  • Crain
  • Crain's Chicago Business
  • Advertising Age
  • Business Insurance
  • Modern Healthcare
  • American Trade Magazines
  • Workforce Management
  • Pensions & Investments

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Crain Communications

Crain Communications


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