Gateway Newstands are specialists; their only business is to serve the daily merchandise needs of premier commercial retail and transit developments. Gateway Newstands has established itself as the leading national tobacco / news store specialist. The principals of the company have an aggregate sum of 43 years of experience in the industry. Established in 1983, Gateway Newstands has over 500 stores throughout North America. Our stores are found in 8 Canadian provinces with dominance in Ontario, and Gateway Newstands is the exclusive newsstand retailer in North America’s third largest transit system – the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC). Gateway Newstands also has over 100 US locations with concentration in New York and Chicago. Gateway Newstands is a 100% owner/franchise operation with strong head office support. We have professional head office personnel in all areas of category, district management, merchandising and operations. Gateway has mandated merchandising programs for all categories, and is consistently rated among North America’s top 100 franchises by Entrepreneur magazine.