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July 25, 2013

Argonne Capital Group LLC, a private investment firm based in Atlanta, Ga., has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Alco Stores, which will allow Argonne to acquire all outstanding shares of the broad-line retailer’s common stock for $14 per share in cash.

June 14, 2013

Lingering winter weather conditions affected broad-line retailer Alco, which reported same-store sales of $112.4 million for the first quarter ended May 5, a 2.2% decrease from $115 million for the same quarter a year ago.

April 10, 2013

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

February 7, 2013

Alco reported that total sales, excluding fuel, increased 26% to $34.8 million for the fiscal five-week period ended Feb. 3, compared with $27.6 million during the four-week period of the prior year. On a same-store basis, excluding fuel, sales increased 21.4% from a year earlier.

July 30, 2012

Alco Stores has selected OrderMotion's OMX platform to provide the back office technology to serve its new e-commerce site.

July 19, 2012

Alco this week began offering products for sale on its website.

July 11, 2012

Alco Stores has promoted Brent Streit to SVP marketing and e-commerce.

June 29, 2012

A new era has begun at Duckwall-ALCO Stores, as the company's shareholders have approved the company's name change to ALCO.

April 13, 2012

Duckwall-ALCO Stores fourth-quarter net sales increased 1% to $137.5 million, compared with the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011.

December 9, 2011

Broad-line retailer Duckwall-ALCO Stores increased sales and returned to profit in the third-quarter as the company continued to experience top-line growth across multiple categories.

April 15, 2011

Duckwall-ALCO Stores reported that net sales from continuing operations for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011 increased 4.4% to $136.9 million and same-store sales, excluding fuel center sales, increased 1.8%, compared with the same period in the prior fiscal year

December 11, 2010

ABILENE, Kan. - Duckwall-ALCO Stores reported that net sales from continuing operations for the third quarter of fiscal 2011 decreased 0.6% to $110.5 million and same-store sales decreased 2.3%.

November 28, 2010

Duckwall-ALCO Stores announced that it will close 44 Duckwall stores and redeploy the capital into...

September 12, 2010

Duckwall-ALCO Stores has announced that Terrence Babilla has joined the company's board of directors ......

July 14, 2010

Duckwall-ALCO Stores announced that Donny Johnson, EVP and CFO, has resigned effective Aug. 13 ......

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