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Industry Retail
Genre Department Store
Founded 1978 (1978)
Area served Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna, Sylhet, Comilla, Narayanganj
Key people Tamara Abed
Products fashion, home decor, handicrafts, accessories, jewellery, toys
Owner(s) BRAC
Website aarong.com
Zamindar ginny dolls on sale at an Aarong store

Aarong (Bengali: আড়ং; meaning Village Fair) is a chain of Bangladeshi department stores specializing in Bengali ethnic wear and handicrafts. Aarong is a social enterprise owned by the non-profit development agency BRAC. It employs a vast network of female rural artisans across the country, in producing traditional textiles, crafts and accessories for the urban market. It operates 14 stores in six Bangladeshi cities.