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Founded in 1983 as a T-shirt business in Carrollton, Texas, Gadzooks expanded into a chain of almost 250 stores that sold a variety of clothing for teenagers. In 2003, Gadzooks began focusing exclusively on female clothing. The company was purchased in 2005 by Forever 21.

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