(WBAP 24/7 News) - Kansas-based retailer Alco Stores Inc. is moving its corporate headquarters to Coppell in June.
CEO Rich Wilson said the move was to help lure executive talent to the chain of 217 stores located in smaller towns in 23 states. It operates 38 stores in Texas. The stores sell general merchandise including groceries, apparel, electronics, patio furniture, sporting goods and cosmetics.
The corporate headquarters move of the 111-year-old chain doesn't affect Alco's store or its distribution center in Abilene, Kansas, the company said. It is considering a second distribution facility to lower freight expense and better serve its network, but no change is anticipated the rest of this year.
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