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Brick and Mortar Isn't Going Anywhere

Jose Costa | Posted 02.16.2017 | Business
Jose Costa

Twenty years ago, Amazon sold its very first book--Douglas Hofstadter's Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: Computer Models of the Fundamental Mech...

RadioShack Teamed Up With Nick Cannon For A Company Revival

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 12.02.2015 | Business

It's no secret that RadioShack has been struggling to stay afloat. As part of its makeover, the retailer on Wednesday announced it hired "Wild 'N Out"...

The Radio Shack Phenomenon and the Future of Private Independent Higher Education

Dr. William J. Carroll | Posted 05.08.2016 | College
Dr. William J. Carroll

What might the future of higher education look like? This new world of higher education will have fewer institutions serving larger numbers of students. The focus, however, will not be on the institutions themselves but what happens (or does not happen) in the classroom.

Here's What RadioShack REALLY Wants To Say To You

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.09.2015 | Comedy

John Oliver is back from his break, just in time to say farewell to RadioShack on his HBO show, "Last Week Tonight." The company filed for bankrup...

The Onion Saw This Coming A Loooong Time Ago

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 02.04.2015 | Comedy

Great. Where will get our coaxial cables and cordless phones now? It's hard to believe that Radio Shack has been in business for 94 years, especial...

Kim Bhasin

RadioShack Planning More Store Closures, Layoffs To Avoid Collapse | Kim Bhasin | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business

RadioShack announced a last-ditch attempt to avoid bankruptcy on Thursday morning, but industry observers think the iconic electronics seller's plan m...

RadioShack Reverses Plan To Stay Open All Day On Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 11.12.2014 | Business

Just two days after it announced it would be open from 8:00 a.m. until midnight on Thanksgiving, RadioShack is changing its plan. RadioShack said W...

You Can Trade In Your Old iPhone For A 5S (There's Just One Catch)

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.18.2014 | Technology

Looking to buy a brand-spanking-new iPhone 5S on the cheap? Your best bet might be to go somewhere you haven't been in a long, long time: a RadioShack...

Too Many Barbies?

Raquel Regalado | Posted 04.26.2014 | Technology
Raquel Regalado

Think about our obligation to teach our children how to excel at the experience of choosing, to provide them with guidance and expose them to options that they may not have chosen.

Everything From This 1991 Radio Shack Ad I Now Do With My Phone

Steve Cichon | Posted 03.18.2014 | Technology
Steve Cichon

2014-01-16-radioshackadSMall.jpg There are 15 electronic gimzo type items on the page, being sold from America's Technology Store. 13 of the 15 you now always have in your pocket.

Sarah Palin, We Found Your Death Panel

Lester & Charlie | Posted 02.11.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Eschewing insurance in favor of joining "a nationwide network of Christians who save money by sharing each other's medical bills" may not bring on the wrath of the the IRS -- but there could be punishing bills from medical providers.

Man Just Really 'Had To Pee' All Over Radio Shack Equipment: Cops

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 12.09.2013 | Weird News

This might be the most publicity Radio Shack has had in years. An Arkansas man who told police he just really had to pee found himself in cuffs aft...

Why Your Kid Will Never Ask You for a Stereo

Pamela Poole | Posted 02.05.2014 | Technology
Pamela Poole

Getting "a good stereo" was one of those rites of passage into adulthood when I was young. You got your own place, and the stereo was usually the highest priority after a bed and things to make food with. Sometimes higher. No more.

Waging War On Christmas?

Slate | Matthew Yglesias | Posted 12.03.2013 | Business

After Thanksgiving comes Black Friday. And then America's noblest tradition can truly begin: the War on Christmas. Today, the American Family Assoc...

Review Roundup: Small and Medium Sized Wireless Speakers That Go Boom!

Chris Rauschnot | Posted 01.26.2014 | Technology
Chris Rauschnot

With these speakers, there should be enough sound to go around. Be warned though, you may just break out and dance.

Letter to CBS and TWC Part II: HDTV Antenna Comes Home

Lynn Isenberg | Posted 10.13.2013 | Media
Lynn Isenberg

The HDTV antenna in the living room picked up 83 channels! I sat back to explore what new worlds lay behind the same screen with a different carrier: the local airwaves.

WATCH: Does RadioShack Ad Turn You On?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

An established electronics chain should know how to turn on customers. So how does RadioShack's bawdy new ad for the Beats By Dr. Dre Pill wireless sp...

Savvy Retailers Can Cash in on Blackberry

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 09.04.2012 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

Watching financial pundits bandy about the impending demise of RIM and its product line Blackberry is equivalent to conductors yelling "JUMP!" before ...

Not Buying Best Buy

Vitaliy N. Katsenelson | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business
Vitaliy N. Katsenelson

Best Buy is a retailer that so far has missed a structural change that may make its business obsolete. It is only cheap if the "E" projected for next year will be there. So far the market is betting that it won't, and I have no insight that encourages me to disagree with the market.

What Would Happen If Men Ran Christmas?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 12.16.2011 | Women

Who orchestrates holiday celebrations in your house? According to statistics, there's a good chance she's female (in other words, you) -- and that she...

Radio Shack Shows Nonprofits How to Succeed on Foursquare

Joe Waters | Posted 02.07.2012 | Impact
Joe Waters

One area in which Radio Shack is winning big is on Foursquare. It started the summer of 2010 when Radio Shack joined the location-based service.

Radio Shack Store Offers Free Gun With Purchase

Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.26.2011 | Technology

The Radio Shack store in Hamilton, Montana knows how to get customers' attention. Since October, the franchise has been offering free guns to anyon...

WORST Corporate Rebrandings (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

General Motors may have backed off a "poorly worded" memo demanding employees call Chevy by its more refined name, Chevrolet, but the company's market...

Bluetooth Sales May Spike With New Hands-Free Laws In California, Washington

Fortune | Michal Lev-Ram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A flurry of new state laws making it illegal for people to drive while holding a cell phone is expected to be a bonanza for Bluetooth, a wireless tech...