ALCO Stores, Inc. (formerly
Duckwall-ALCO Stores) was a retail chain operating 198
stores in 23 states, primarily in the United States Midwest. The
company was founded in 1901 in Kansas by Alva Lease Duckwall. It
had its headquarters in Coppell, Texas. The company's
352,000-square-foot (32,700 m2) distribution center was located
in Abilene, Kansas, where it was previously headquartered.
In October 2014, ALCO filed for
Chapter 11 bankruptcy; subsequently the chain was sold to a
liquidation firm and closed all of its stores by March 2015.
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