RadioShack

Updated: 04/30/2020 by Computer Hope
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RadioShack entered the electronics market with the opening its first store in 1921. At its peak, there were several thousand locations throughout the United States that sold parts, batteries, radios, and electronic components.

In 2015, RadioShack announced it would file for bankruptcy and was later purchased by General Wireless Operations Inc. On March 8, 2017, General Wireless Operations Inc. (RadioShack) filed for bankruptcy under chapter 11 and that it would start closing all its stores.

In 2018, Radio Shack was reborn, partnering with HobbyTown, calling itself RadioShack Express, a store-within-a-store. They sell RadioShack products within HobbyTown's 100+ locations nationwide.

Contact information

Phone: (800) 843-7422
Fax: None or unknown
TDD: None or unknown
Website: RadioShack official website
E-mail: [email protected]
Address: RadioShack
801 NE 38th Street
Fort Worth, TX 76106
Stock: RSH

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Company news

July 2018 - Radioshack was reborn, and sells its products within HobbyTown locations nationwide.

March 8, 2017 - General Wireless Operations Inc. (RadioShack) filed for bankruptcy under chapter 11 and that it would start closing all its stores.

February 6, 2015 - RadioShack filed for bankruptcy and was later purchased by General Wireless Operations Inc.

May 31, 2000 - RadioShack (formerly Tandy Corporation) trades its first day under the new stock symbol RSH.

November 11, 1999 - Microsoft Corp. and RadioShack announce a strategic alliance to accelerate the adoption of Web technologies and consumer connections to the Internet. Under the five-year agreement, the companies will establish a Microsoft "store within a store" in as many as 7,000 RadioShack locations across the nation. Customers can see demonstrations of and sign up for MSN dial-up or broadband Internet access.

May 1993 - Tandy sold its computer business to AST Research.

1977 - Tandy introduced mass-market computers.

1939 - The first RadioShack magazine was published and released.