|Headquarters||Joppa, Maryland, United States|
|Number of locations||536 stores (1996)|
|Area served||North America|
|Parent||Merry-Go-Round Enterprises, Inc.|
Merry-Go-Round was a national clothing retail chain owned by Merry-Go-Round Enterprises, Inc., that thrived during the 1970s and early 1990s. The chain fell into bankruptcy during the late 1990s, and eventually went out of business in 1996. It was famous for its ability to profit from short-lived fads and also owned men's clothing retailer Chess King. At its end, it numbered just over 500 locations, primarily in enclosed malls.
- "Merry-Go-Round Enterprises, Inc.". Fundinguniverse.com. Retrieved December 10, 2011.
- "Bankrupt Merry-Go-Round Decides to Go Out of Business". The New York Times. February 3, 1996. Retrieved December 10, 2011.
- Joe Mont, 10 Brand Names Gone, But Not Forgotten, August 15, 2011. Retrieved March 7, 2012.
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