December 9, 2014

A&G Realty Partners, a commercial real estate, advisory and investment group, has been retained by Alco Stores to manage the sale of approximately 200 Alco store locations, as well as the company’s former headquarters. 

November 21, 2014

Bankrupt retailer Alco Stores is going out of business, and closing its 198 stores, a victim of both the economy and the changing retail landscape. 

October 21, 2014

Great American Group has been selected as a stalking horse bidder in the potential liquidation of Alco Stores, which operates 198 general merchandise discount stores in 23 states.

October 13, 2014

Alco Stores Inc. on Sunday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, with plans to liquidate or sell the business.

September 23, 2014

An increase in selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses driven by growing costs of advertising, new stores and store support helped Alco Stores Inc. swing to a net loss of $7 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2014 from net earnings of $800,000 a year earlier.

September 5, 2014

Alco Stores on Friday said that its CEO of the past four years, Richard Wilson, has left the regional discounter by mutual agreement.

December 18, 2013

Alco Stores reported a growing net loss during the third quarter of fiscal 2014 compared to the same period in the prior year.

October 22, 2013

Alco Stores, Inc. will voluntarily delist its common stock from the Nasdaq Stock Market on or about Oct. 31, 2013.

September 11, 2013

Alco Stores, Inc. is not accepting an acquisition proposal from Everbright Development Overseas, Ltd., Luis Chang and Mai Wong.

August 16, 2013

Alco Stores reportedly has received a takeover bid from its largest shareholder, Everbright Development Overseas Ltd., which is larger than the bid it received on July 25 from Argonne Capital.

July 25, 2013

Alco Stores Inc. has entered into an agreement to be acquired by private investment firm Argonne Capital Group LLC.

May 30, 2013

Alco Stores said Thursday that it has promoted Ricardo Clemente to senior VP human resources, store operations and loss prevention.

May 10, 2013

Discount retailer Alco Stores blamed the impact of cold weather across the Midwest for helping to produce sluggish sales performance during fiscal first quarter 2013.

April 10, 2013

Alco Stores Inc. said Wednesday it is moving its corporate headquarters from Abilene, Kan., to a suburb of Dallas, citing the need to be “in a more metropolitan area.”

January 9, 2013

ALCO Stores and Revionics Inc. announced a multi-year partnership, which will support optimal pricing decisions throughout ALCO’s 217 stores.