Report: Big Chain Stores on the Rise in Brooklyn Brooklyn Reader January 17, 2016 January 17, 2016, 12:33 am According to the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, big box chains have actually gone down citywide, but are on the rise in Brooklyn. A new report shows that more big box chain stores are moving into Brooklyn than ever before. Click here to view original web page at brooklyn.news12.com Want to write for us? We're looking for interns and experienced writers! Go here for more information.