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November 21, 2014

Alco Stores is offering retailers a cautionary holiday tale this Christmas as going-out-of-business sales have begun at the regional discounter’s 198 locations.

Alco Stores is offering retailers a cautionary holiday tale this Christmas as going-out-of-business sales have begun at the regional discounter’s 198 locations.

October 13, 2014

Regional discounter ALCO Stores succumbed to market pressures and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Regional discounter ALCO Stores succumbed to market pressures and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

The operator of 198 stores in 23 states was founded in 1901 and sought to serve small underserved markets with a broad range of value priced merchandise.

May 30, 2013

Broad-line retailer Alco Stores has promoted Ricardo Clemente to SVP of human resources, store operations and loss prevention.

ABILENE, Kan. — Broad-line retailer Alco Stores has promoted Ricardo Clemente to SVP of human resources, store operations and loss prevention.

Clemente, who graduated from New Mexico State University with a bachelor of science degree in biology and business management, has more than 20 years of retail experience. He joined Alco Stores in 2011 as a district manager. Since then he has held increasingly responsible positions, serving most recently as VP of stores and human resources.

April 10, 2013

Alco Stores announced that the company will move its corporate headquarters from Abilene, Kansas, to Coppell, Texas, a suburb of Dallas.

ABILENE, Kan. — Alco Stores announced that the company will move its corporate headquarters from Abilene, Kansas, to Coppell, Texas, a suburb of Dallas.

In making the announcement, CEO Rich Wilson said, "Today's challenging business climate and highly competitive retail landscape require that we locate our headquarters in a metropolitan center. The Dallas location provides easy access to many of our stores, other major retailers and transportation for our employees and business partners."

November 29, 2012

Broad-line retailer ALCO Stores asserted that it is off to a favorable start this holiday season, after reporting a 2.7% in sales from continuing operations for the quarterly period ending November 25.

ABILENE, Kan. — Broad-line retailer ALCO Stores asserted that it is off to a favorable start this holiday season, after reporting a 2.7% in sales from continuing operations for the quarterly period ending November 25.