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Swallen's was a chain of retail stores based in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. The first Swallen's store opened in 1948. The company filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in 1995 and all stores were closed by the end of the year.[1]

Each Swallen's store featured all or some mixture of these product categories: appliances, electronics, hardware, sporting goods and firearms, clothing, shoes, pets, cameras, groceries, boats and marine items, automotive, and gasoline.


  1. ^ "Cincinnati retail: A whole lotta shakin' going on", by Steve Brandt. Cincinnati Business Courier, Volume 13, Number 33, December 23, 1996, Page 9B. Link via ProQuest.